Parliament Office Electorate Office Connect Electorate details Parliament Office PO Box 6022 House of Representatives Parliament House Canberra ACT 2600 Telephone: (02) 6277 4918 Fax: (02) 6277 4299 Connect with Mr Eric Hutchinson MP Social media Contact form Websites Personal website Party website Alternative URL http://www.aph.gov.au/E_Hutchinson_MP Speeches First speech Recent speech Browse all speeches (Hansard) Biography Parliamentary service Elected to the House of Representatives for Lyons, Tasmania, 2013. Defeated at general elections 2016. Committee service House of Representatives Standing: Publications from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Education and Employment from 10.2.15 to 9.5.16; Selection from 11.8.15 to 9.5.16. Party positions President, Liberal Party South Esk Branch 2011-12. Personal Born 19.6.1965, Launceston, Tas.Married. Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament Associate Diploma, Wool and Fibre Marketing (Gordon Technical College).Registered Representative, Sydney Futures Exchange.Wool buyer and trader, Nissho Iwai Australia Ltd 1986-1993.Southern Region Trading Manager, Nissho Iwai Australia Ltd 1993-97.Marketing Manager, Roberts Ltd 1997-2009.Business Development Manager, Ruralco Holdings 2009-13. Electorate Description: rural.Location: the greater part of rural Tasmania; it includes the towns of Beaconsfield, Bothwell, Bridgewater, Brighton, Campbell Town, Deloraine, Dodges Ferry, Evandale, Exeter, Gagebrook, Longford, Midway Point, New Norfolk, Perth, Port Sorell, St Helens, Sheffield, Sorell and Westbury.Area: 32 910 sq km (approx.).Electors enrolled: 73 990 (at 7.9.13).Industries: Fishing, forestry, wool, cattle (dairy and beef), fruit, wine, hydro-power generation, mining and tourism.State electorates: Lyons is co-extensive with the Tasmanian House of Assembly electorate of the same name.