Hon Greg Hunt MP

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Member for Flinders, Victoria

Positions
Minister for Health
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
Fax:
(03) 5977 9515

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, 2004, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016.
Ministerial appointments
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment and Heritage from 26.10.04 to 30.1.07.
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Foreign Affairs from 30.1.07 to 3.12.07.
  • Acting Minister for Cities and the Built Environment from 29.12.15 to 18.2.16.
  • Minister for the Environment from 18.9.13 to 19.7.16.
  • Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science from 19.7.16 to 24.1.17.
  • Minister for Health from 24.1.17.
  • Minister for Sport from 24.1.17 to 20.12.17.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Ageing from 20.3.02 to 31.8.04; Environment and Heritage from 20.3.02 to 31.8.04; Climate, Change, Water, Environment and the Arts from 3.2.10 to 10.2.10.
  • Joint Statutory: Corporations and Financial Services from 20.3.02 to 31.8.04.
  • Joint Standing: Treaties from 5.6.02 to 31.8.04.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry from 6.12.07 to 18.9.13. Shadow Minister for Climate Change, Environment and Urban Water from 6.12.07 to 22.9.08; Shadow Minister for Climate Change, Environment and Water from 22.9.08 to 8.12.09; Shadow Minister for Climate Action, Environment and Heritage from 8.12.09 to 18.9.13.
Party positions
  • Member, Liberal Party from 1994.
Personal
  • Born 18.11.1965, Frankston, Vic.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA(Hons), LLB(Hons I) (Melb), MA (Yale).
  • University Prize, Final Year Thesis, Melbourne University; Yale Fellowship; Schell Centre for Human Rights Fellowship, Yale Law School.
  • Captain, Australian Universities Debating Team 1990.
  • 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
  • Description: rural.
  • Location: southern Victoria, south-east of Melbourne, based on Mornington Peninsula and Bass Coast region; it includes the centres of Baxter (part), Cowes, Rye, Dalyston (Part), Dromana, Hastings, Koo Wee Rup, Nyora, Rosebud and San Remo. It also includes French and Phillip Islands.
  • Area: 1952 sq km (approx.).
  • Electors enrolled: 115 356 (at 2.7.16).
  • Industries: steel-rolling mill, dairy farms, fishing, poultry, wineries, orchards, light industries and tourist industries.