Hon Dan Tehan MP

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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
Fax:
(03) 5572 1141

Electorate Office 2

73 Kepler Street
Warrnambool, VIC, 3280

Postal address

73 Kepler Street
Warrnambool, VIC, 3280

Telephone:
(03) 5561 6405
Fax:
(03) 5561 6841

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 7350
Fax:
(02) N/A

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Wannon, Victoria, 2010.. Re-elected 2013, 2016.
Ministerial appointments
  • Minister for Defence Materiel from 18.2.16 to 19.7.16
  • Minister for Veterans' Affairs from 18.2.16 to 20.12.17
  • Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of ANZAC from 18.2.16 to 20.12.17
  • Minister for Defence Personnel from 19.7.16 to 20.12.17
  • Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Cyber Security from 19.7.16 to 20.12.17
  • 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 14.03.2012 to 05.08.2013; Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings from 04.12.2013 to 02.03.2016; Intelligence and Security from 12.12.2013 to 02.03.2016 (Chair from 12.12.2013 to 25.02.2016).
  • House of Representatives Standing: Agriculture, Resources, Fisheries and Forestry from 25.10.2010 to 05.08.2013; Regional Australia from 25.10.2010 to 05.08.2013; Agriculture and Industry from 04.12.2013 to 11.02.2016.
Party positions
  • Deputy State Director, Liberal Party (Vic.)
Personal
  • Born 27.01.1968, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • B.A(Hons)(Melb.)
  • Master of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Monash)
  • M.Int.Rel (Kent)
  • Farm hand 1986
  • Officer, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Canberra 1995-98
  • Diplomat 1999-2001
  • Trade Adviser, Office of the Minister for Trade 2002-05
  • Senior Adviser, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister 2005-06
  • Chief of Staff, Office of the Minister for Small Business and Tourism 2006-07
  • Director of Trade Policy and International Affairs, ACCI 2007-08
  • Deputy State Director, Liberal Party (Vic.) 2008-09
Electorate
  • Description: Rural
  • Location: south-western Victoria; it includes the shires of Glenelg, Southern Grampians, Moyne, Ararat, Warrnambool, Corangamite, Pyrenees and Central Goldfields and the centres of Ararat, Avoca, Camperdown, Casterton, Hamilton, Koroit, Maryborough, Port Campbell, Port Fairy, Portland, Terang and Warrnambool.
  • Area: 32047 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 99155 (at 02.07.2016)
  • Industries: beef and dairy cattle, prime lamb, fine wool, grain, fodder, forestry, fishing, wineries, aluminium smelting, mineral sands mining, electricity generation, retail, wind farms, shipping exports including grain, wood chip, dairy products, tourism and live sheep.