Hon Greg Hunt MP

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Member for Flinders, Victoria

Positions
Minister for Health
Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service and Cabinet
Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

1/49 Eramosa Road West
Somerville, VIC, 3912

Postal address

PO Box 647
Somerville, VIC, 3912

Telephone:
(03) 5977 9082

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 7220
Fax:
(02) 6273 7330

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Flinders, Victoria, 2001. Re-elected 2004, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 and 2019.
Ministerial appointments
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment and Heritage from 26.10.2004 to 30.1.2007.
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Foreign Affairs from 30.1.2007 to 3.12.2007.
  • Minister for the Environment from 18.9.2013 to 19.7.2016.
  • Cabinet Minister from 18.9.2013.
  • Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science from 19.7.2016 to 24.1.2017.
  • Minister for Health from 24.1.2017.
  • Minister for Sport from 24.1.2017 to 20.12.2017.
  • Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service and Cabinet from 29.5.2019.
Committee service
  • Joint Statutory: Corporations and Financial Services from 20.3.2002 to 31.8.2004.
  • Joint Standing: Treaties from 5.6.2002 to 31.8.2004.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Ageing from 20.3.2002 to 31.8.2004; Environment and Heritage from 20.3.2002 to 31.8.2004; Climate Change, Water, Environment and the Arts from 3.2.2010 to 10.2.2010.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Shadow Minister for Climate Change, Environment and Urban Water from 6.12.2007 to 22.9.2008.
  • Shadow Minister for Climate Change, Environment and Water from 22.9.2008 to 8.12.2009.
  • Shadow Minister for Climate Action, Environment and Heritage from 8.12.2009 to 18.9.2013.
Party positions
  • Member of the Liberal Party from 1994.
Personal
  • Born 18.11.1965, Frankston, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Captain.
  • MA (Yale University).
  • Schell Centre for Human Rights Fellowship, Yale Law School.
  • University Prize, Final Year Thesis.
  • Fellowship.
  • BA(Hons) (University of Melbourne).
  • LLB(Hons) (University of Melbourne).
  • Articled Clerk, Malleson Stephen Jacques 1991-92.
  • Associate to Chief Justice of the Australian Federal Court 1992.
  • Fulbright Scholar and Teaching Assistant, Yale University 1992-94.
  • Senior Adviser to the Leader of the Opposition, AJG Downer, MP 1994-95.
  • Senior Adviser to the Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs, AJG Downer, MP 1995-96.
  • Senior Adviser to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon. AJG Downer, MP 1996-98.
  • Chief, Australian Electoral Observer Mission to Cambodia 1998.
  • Senior Fellow, Centre for Comparative Constitutional Law, University of Melbourne 1998-99.
  • Engagement Manager, McKinsey and Co 1999-2001.
  • Director of Strategy, World Economic Forum, Geneva 2000-01.
Electorate
  • Name: Flinders
  • Location: The Division of Flinders consists of: part of the Mornington Peninsula Shire Council, and the unincorporated areas of Elizabeth, French, and Sandstone Islands.
  • Area: 871 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 110,703 (at 7.6.2019)
  • Industries: Healthcare, retail, dairy farms, fishing, poultry, orchards, light industries, education and training, wineries, and tourism.