Hon Alex Hawke MP

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Member for Mitchell, New South Wales

Positions
Minister for International Development and the Pacific
Assistant Defence Minister
Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Suite 8
23 Terminus Street
Castle Hill, NSW, 2154

Postal address

PO Box 1173
Castle Hill, NSW, 2154

Telephone:
(02) 9899 7211
Fax:
(02) 9899 7990

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 7110
Fax:

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Mitchell, New South Wales, 2007. Re-elected 2010, 2013, 2016 and 2019.
Parliamentary positions
  • Member of the Speaker's Panel from 4.3.2014 to 21.9.2015.
Ministerial appointments
  • Assistant Minister to the Treasurer from 21.9.2015 to 19.7.2016.
  • Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection from 19.7.2016 to 20.12.2017.
  • Assistant Minister for Home Affairs from 20.12.2017 to 28.8.2018.
  • Special Minister of State from 28.8.2018 to 29.5.2019.
  • Minister for International Development and the Pacific from 29.5.2019.
  • Assistant Defence Minister from 29.5.2019.
Committee service
  • Joint Standing: Electoral Matters from 4.12.2013 to 14.7.2014; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 4.12.2013 to 12.10.2015; Electoral Matters from 7.9.2015 to 12.10.2015.
  • Joint Select: Cyber-Safety from 25.10.2010 to 24.6.2013.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Petitions from 11.3.2008 to 19.7.2010; Education and Employment from 4.12.2013 to 9.9.2015; Environment from 4.12.2013 to 14.9.2015 (Chair from 9.12.2013 to 14.9.2015).
Personal
  • Born 9.7.1977, Wollongong, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA(Gov&Phil) (University of Sydney).
  • MGov&PubAffairs (University of Sydney).
  • Retail manager 1998.
  • Adviser to the Minister for Revenue and Assistant Treasurer, the Hon. HL Coonan 2001-03.
  • Adviser to the Hon. DJ Clarke, MLC 2003-07.
  • Adviser to RC Williams, MLA 2007.
Military Service
  • Officer, Australian Army Reserve, Royal Australian Armoured Corps; Lieutenant, 1st/15th Royal NSW Lancers, Parramatta 1995-2000.
Electorate
  • Name: Mitchell
  • Location: Mitchell covers an area from Nelson and Box Hill in the northwest to Northmead and North Rocks in the southeast. The main suburbs include Baulkham Hills, Beaumont Hills, Bella Vista, Box Hill, Castle Hill, Kellyville, Nelson, Northmead, North Rocks, Rouse Hill, Winston Hills and West Pennant Hills.
  • Area: 101 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 110,345 (at 6.6.2019)
  • Industries: Commercial and business services, light industry, education and retail.