Hon Kelly O'Dwyer MP

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Member for Higgins, Victoria

Positions
Minister for Jobs, Industrial Relations and Women
Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Suite 1
1343 Malvern Road
Malvern, VIC, 3144

Postal address

Suite 1, 1343 Malvern Road
Malvern, VIC, 3144

Telephone:
(03) 9822 4422
Fax:
(03) 9822 0319

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 7320
Fax:
(02) N/A

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Higgins, Victoria at by-election 2009, vice Hon. P Costello (resigned).. Re-elected 2010, 2013 and 2016.
Ministerial appointments
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer from 23.12.14 to 21.9.15
  • Minister for Small Business from 21.9.15 to 19.7.16
  • Assistant Treasurer from 21.9.15 to 19.7.16
  • Cabinet Minister from 21.09.2015
  • Minister for Revenue and Financial Services from 19.7.2016 to 28.8.2018
  • Minister for Women from 20.12.17
  • Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service from 20.12.2017 to 28.8.2018
  • Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations from 28.8.2018
Committee service
  • Joint Select: Parliamentary Budget Office from 23.11.2010 to 23.03.2011.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Employment and Workplace Relations from 10.02.2010 to 19.07.2010; Legal and Constitutional Affairs from 10.02.2010 to 19.07.2010; Economics from 25.10.2010 to 12.02.2015 (Chair from 03.03.2014 to 12.02.2015).
Party positions
  • Member, Administrative Committee, Liberal Party (Vic.) 2003
  • Chairman, Liberal Party Training Programs (Vic.) 2003
  • Member, Liberal Party Constitutional Committee (Vic.) 2007-09
Personal
  • Born 31.03.1977, Box Hill, Australia.
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • B.A(Melb)
  • LL.B (Hons)(Melb)
  • Lawyer, Freehills 2001-04
  • Adviser to the Federal Treasurer, the Hon. PH Costello, MP 2004-05
  • Senior Adviser to the Federal Treasurer, the Hon. PH Costello, MP 2005-07
  • Executive, National Australia Bank 2007-09
Electorate
  • Description: Inner Metropolitan
  • Location: south-eastern Melbourne; it includes the suburbs of Armadale, Ashburton, Kooyong, Malvern, Malvern East, Prahran and Toorak, and parts of Carnegie, Glen Iris, Hughesdale, Murrumbeena, South Yarra and Windsor.
  • Area: 40 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 104678 (at 02.07.2016)
  • Industries: mainly residential, with retail and commercial interests in a number of suburbs.