Mr Brian Mitchell MP

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Member for Lyons, Tasmania

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office 1

(Principal Office)

Suite 105, Green Point Plaza
Bridgewater, TAS, 7030

Postal address

PO Box 61
Bridgewater, TAS, 7030

Telephone:
(03) 6263 3721

Electorate Office 2

53B Main Road
Perth, TAS, 7300

Postal address

53B Main Road
Perth, TAS, 7300

Telephone:
(03) 6398 1115
Fax:
(03) 6398 1120

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4270
Fax:
(02) 6277 8422

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Lyons, Tasmania, 2016.
Committee service
  • Joint Standing: National Broadband Network from 10.10.2016 (Deputy Chair from 4.6.2018 to 12.9.2018).
  • House of Representatives Standing: Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources from 15.9.2016.
Party positions
  • ALP Administrative Committee
  • Secretary, Foreu-Tasman Branch, 2012-16
Personal
  • Born 1.1.1967, Coventry, England.
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • B.A (English)(Curtin University of Technology)
  • Manager and kitchenhand, Hungry Jacks, 1982-1989
  • Supermarket shelf stacker and bar staff, 1984
  • Journalist, Fremantle Herald, 1989-1991
  • Publications Officer, ACT Council of Social Service, 1991-1992
  • Adviser, Hon. LRS Price MP, 1992-1994
  • Editor, Fremantle Herald, 1994-2007
  • Chief of Staff, Hon. DJC Kerr SC MP, 2007-2008
  • Media Consultant, 2008-2016
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: 32910 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 76639 (at 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: Fishing, forestry, wool, cattle (dairy and beef), fruit, wine, hydro-power generation, mining and tourism.
  • Electorate: Lyons is co-extensive with the Tasmanian House of Assembly electorate of the same name.