Hon Dan Tehan MP

Daniel Tehan

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Member for Wannon, Victoria

Minister for Veterans' Affairs
Minister for Defence Materiel
Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of ANZAC
Liberal Party of Australia
House of Representatives

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Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 7820
(02) 6273 4140

Electorate Office 1

(Principal Office)

190 Gray Street
Hamilton, VIC, 3300

Postal address
190 Gray Street
Hamilton, VIC, 3300

(03) 5572 1100
(03) 5572 1141
Toll Free:
1300 131 692

Electorate Office 2

73 Kepler Street
Warrnambool, VIC, 3280

Postal address
73 Kepler Street
Warrnambool, VIC, 3280

(03) 5561 6405
(03) 5561 6841

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In this section:

Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Wannon, Victoria, 2010 and 2013.

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Ministerial appointments

  • Minister for Veterans' Affairs from 18.2.16.
  • Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of ANZAC from 18.2.16.
  • Minister for Defence Materiel from 18.2.16.

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Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: Agriculture, Resources, Fisheries and Forestry from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Agriculture and Industry from 4.12.13 to 11.2.16; Regional Australia from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13.
  • Joint Statutory: Human Rights from 14.3.12 to 5.8.13; Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings from 4.12.13 to 2.3.16; Intelligence and Security from 12.12.13 to 2.3.16 (Chair from 12.12.13 to 25.2.16).

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Party positions

  • Deputy State Director, Liberal Party (Vic.)

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  • Born 27.1.1968, Melbourne, Vic.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BA(Hons)(Melb.).
  • Master of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Monash).
  • Master of International Relations (Kent).
  • Farm hand 1986.
  • Officer, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Canberra 1995-98.
  • Diplomat 1999-2001.
  • Trade Adviser, Office of the Minister for Trade 2002-05.
  • Senior Adviser, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister 2005-06.
  • Chief of Staff, Office of the Minister for Small Business and Tourism 2006-07.
  • Director of Trade Policy and International Affairs, ACCI 2007-08.
  • Deputy State Director, Liberal Party (Vic.) 2008-09.

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  • Description: rural.
    Location: south-western Victoria; it includes the centres of Ararat, Avoca, Camperdown, Casterton, Hamilton, Koroit, Maryborough, Port Campbell, Port Fairy, Portland, Terang and Warrnambool.
    Area: 32 047 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 96 084 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: beef and dairy cattle, prime lamb, fine wool, grain, fodder, forestry, fishing, wineries, aluminium smelting, mineral sands mining, electricity generation, retail, wind farms, shipping exports and tourism.
    State electorates: Wannon includes the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorate of South-West Coast, and parts of Lowan, Polwarth and Ripon.

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