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Mr Chris Crewther MP

Mr Chris Crewther MP

Former Member

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Dunkley, Victoria, 2016. Defeated at general elections, 2019.
Committee service
  • Joint Standing: Treaties from 1.9.2016 to 11.4.2019; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 14.9.2016 to 11.4.2019; Migration from 14.9.2016 to 9.11.2016.
Party positions
  • Member of the Liberal Party Dunkley Federal Electorate Council from 2015 to 2016.
Other positions
  • Member of the Mildura Wines Committee from 2013 to 2015.
  • Member of the NBN4Mildura-Wentworth Committee from 2013 to 2015.
  • Member of the Advancing Country Towns (Mallee Track) Committee from 2013 to 2015.
  • Member of the Northern Mallee Leaders Program Advisory Committee from 2013 to 2015.
  • Executive Council Observer and Small Business Taskforce Member of the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry from 2013 to 2015.
  • Director of Global Voices from 2013 to 2016.
  • Director of Empty Space Project Inc. from 2014 to current.
  • Member of the Mildura Asia Business Council Steering Committee from 2014 to 2015.
  • Member of the Mildura Chamber of Commerce Steering Committee from 2014 to 2015.
  • Founding Director and Chairman of Crafted by Mildura Pty. Ltd. from 2014 to 2015.
  • Committee Member and former Key Spokesman of NorthWest Rail Alliance from 2015 to current.
  • Director of Zoe Support Australia from 2015 to current.
  • Member of the Committee 4 Frankston Steering Committee, 2016.
Personal
  • Born 6.8.1983, Mitcham, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • CertIVPropPrac (Real Estate Institute of NSW).
  • LLB(Hons) (University of Canberra).
  • GradDipLegPrac (Australian National University).
  • MDip (Australian National University).
  • LLM(IntLaw) (Australian National University).
  • Admitted as a Legal Practitioner to the Supreme Court (ACT).
  • Associate to Magistrate J Burns (ACT) from 2006 to 2007.
  • Lawyer at Dibbs Abbott Stillman, 2007.
  • Project Consultant/Team Leader at AIATSIS, 2008.
  • Policy Officer at the Department of Agriculture from 2008 to 2009.
  • Senior Officer for Legal Services/Legislation at the Department of Agriculture from 2009 to 2010.
  • International Lawyer for the Kosovo Property Agency through the United Nations from 2010 to 2012.
  • Political and legislative adviser to Senator the Hon. M Ronaldson from 2012 to 2013.
  • Chief Executive Officer of the Mildura Development Corporation from 2013 to 2015.
  • Small business owner of Nineteen Consulting from 2015 to 2016.
Electorate
  • Name: Dunkley
  • Location: south eastern outskirts of Melbourne; it includes the suburbs of Baxter (part), Frankston, Frankston North, Frankston South, Langwarrin, Langwarrin South, Mt Eliza, Mornington, Seaford and Skye (part).
  • Area: 140 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 104,957 (at 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: light industry, commercial and retail.
  • Includes: Dunkley includes the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorate of Frankston, and parts of Carrum, Hastings and Mornington.