Hon Kelly O'Dwyer MP

Kelly O'Dwyer

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Member for Higgins, Victoria

Assistant Treasurer
Minister for Small Business
Liberal Party of Australia
House of Representatives

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Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 7930
(02) 6273 0434

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Suite 1
1343 Malvern Road
Malvern, VIC, 3144

Postal address
Suite 1, 1343 Malvern Road
Malvern, VIC, 3144

(03) 9822 4422
(03) 9822 0319

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Higgins, Victoria, at by-election 5.12.2009, vice the Hon. PH Costello (resigned). Re-elected 2010 and 2013.

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Ministerial appointments

  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer from 23.12.14 to 21.9.15.
  • Minister for Small Business from 21.9.15.
  • Assistant Treasurer from 21.9.15.

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Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: Employment and Workplace Relations from 10.2.10 to 19.7.10; Legal and Constitutional Affairs from 10.2.10 to 19.7.10; Economics from 25.10.10 (Chair from 3.3.14) to 12.2.15.
  • Joint Select: Parliamentary Budget Office from 23.11.10 to 23.3.11.

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Party positions

  • Member, Administrative Committee, Liberal Party (Vic.) 2003.
  • Chairman, Liberal Party Training Programs (Vic.) 2003.
  • Member, Liberal Party Constitutional Committee (Vic.) 2007-09.

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  • Born 31.3.1977, Box Hill, Vic.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BA, LLB (Hons)(Melb).
  • Lawyer, Freehills 2001-04.
  • Adviser to the Federal Treasurer, the Hon. PH Costello, MP 2004-05; Senior Adviser 2005-07.
  • Executive, National Australia Bank 2007-09.

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  • Description: inner metropolitan.

    Location: south-eastern Melbourne; it includes the suburbs of Armadale, Ashburton, Kooyong, Malvern, Malvern East, Prahran and Toorak, and parts of Carnegie, Glen Iris, Hughesdale, Murrumbeena, South Yarra and Windsor.
    Area: 40 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 98 404 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: retail and service industries.

    State electorates: Higgins includes the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorate of Malvern, and parts of Burwood, Hawthorn, Oakleigh and Prahran.

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