Hon Dan Tehan MP

Member for Wannon, Victoria

Minister for Veterans' Affairs
Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of ANZAC
Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Cyber Security
Minister for Defence Personnel
Liberal Party of Australia
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Canberra ACT 2600

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190 Gray Street
Hamilton, VIC, 3300

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Wannon, Victoria

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Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Wannon, Victoria, 2010, 2013 and 2016.
Ministerial appointments
  • Minister for Defence Materiel from 18.2.16 to 19.7.16.
  • 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 Personnel from 19.7.16.
  • Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Cyber Security from 19.7.16.
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).
Party positions
  • Deputy State Director, Liberal Party (Vic.)
  • Born 27.1.1968, Melbourne, Vic.
  • Married.
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.
    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.