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Hon Dan Tehan MP

Hon Dan Tehan MP

Member for Wannon, Victoria

Positions
Minister for Education
Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office 1

(Principal Office)

190 Gray Street
Hamilton, VIC, 3300

Postal address

190 Gray Street
Hamilton, VIC, 3300

Telephone:
(03) 5572 1100
Local Call*:
1300 131 692

*Calls will be charged at a local rate. Charges may vary for mobile phones

Electorate Office 2

73 Kepler Street
Warrnambool, VIC, 3280

Postal address

73 Kepler Street
Warrnambool, VIC, 3280

Telephone:
(03) 5561 6405

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 7350
Fax:

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Wannon, Victoria, 2010. Re-elected 2013, 2016 and 2019.
Ministerial appointments
  • Minister for Defence Materiel from 18.2.2016 to 19.7.2016.
  • Minister for Veterans' Affairs from 18.2.2016 to 20.12.2017.
  • Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of ANZAC from 18.2.2016 to 20.12.2017.
  • Minister for Defence Personnel from 19.7.2016 to 20.12.2017.
  • Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Cyber Security from 19.7.2016 to 20.12.2017.
  • Cabinet Minister from 20.12.2017.
  • Minister for Social Services from 20.12.2017 to 28.8.2018.
  • Minister for Education from 28.8.2018.
Committee service
  • Joint Statutory: Human Rights from 14.3.2012 to 5.8.2013; Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings (formerly Broadcasting) from 4.12.2013 to 2.3.2016; Intelligence and Security from 12.12.2013 to 2.3.2016 (Chair from 12.12.2013 to 25.2.2016).
  • House of Representatives Standing: Agriculture, Resources, Fisheries and Forestry from 25.10.2010 to 5.8.2013; Regional Australia from 25.10.2010 to 5.8.2013; Agriculture and Industry from 4.12.2013 to 11.2.2016.
Party positions
  • Deputy Director of the Liberal Party State Branch (Vic.).
Personal
  • Born 27.1.1968, Melbourne, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA(Hons) (University of Melbourne).
  • MForAffTde (Monash University).
  • MIR (Kent University, Canterbury, UK).
  • Farm hand, 1986.
  • Officer at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade from 1995 to 1998.
  • Diplomat from 1999 to 2001.
  • Trade Adviser to the Minister for Trade from 2002 to 2005.
  • Senior Adviser to the Deputy Prime Minister from 2005 to 2006.
  • Chief of Staff to the Minister for Small Business and Tourism from 2006 to 2007.
  • Director of Trade Policy and International Affairs at the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry from 2007 to 2008.
  • Deputy Director of the Liberal Party (Vic.) from 2008 to 2009.
Electorate
  • Name: Wannon
  • Location: The Division of Wannon consists of: Ararat Rural City Council, Corangamite Shire Council, Glenelg Shire Council, Moyne Shire Council, Southern Grampians Shire Council, Warrnambool City Council, part of the Colac Otway Shire Council, part of the Golden Plains Shire Council, part of the Northern Grampians Shire Council, and part of the Pyrenees Shire Council.
  • Area: 33,419 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 114,572 (at 6.6.2019)
  • Industries: Agriculture and farming including dairy and beef, lamb and wool production, wineries, forestry, fishing, power generation and wind farms, aluminium smelting, mining, retail and tourism.