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. Re-elected 2004, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016.
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.
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
  • Member of the Opposition Shadow Ministry from 6.12.2007 to 18.9.2013.
  • 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, Liberal Party from 1994
Personal
  • Born 18.11.1965, Frankston, Australia.
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • B.A(Hons) (Melb)
  • LL.B(Hons I) (Melb)
  • M.A (Yale)
  • University Prize, Final Year Thesis, Melbourne University
  • Yale Fellowship
  • Schell Centre for Human Rights Fellowship, Yale Law School
  • Captain, Australian Universities Debating Team
  • 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
  • Electors enrolled: 115356 (at 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: steel-rolling mill, dairy farms, fishing, poultry, wineries, orchards, light industries and tourist industries.