Hon Alan Tudge

Hon Alan Tudge

Former Member

Liberal Party of Australia
House of Representatives


Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Aston, Victoria, 2010. Re-elected 2013, 2016, 2019 and 2022. Resigned 17.2.2023.
Ministerial appointments
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister from 18.9.2013 to 21.9.2015.
  • Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister from 21.9.2015 to 18.2.2016.
  • Assistant Minister for Social Services from 30.9.2015 to 18.2.2016.
  • Minister for Human Services from 18.2.2016 to 20.12.2017.
  • Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs from 20.12.2017 to 28.8.2018.
  • Minister for Cities, Urban Infrastructure and Population from 28.8.2018 to 22.12.2020.
  • Cabinet Minister from 29.5.2019 to 4.3.2022.
  • Minister for Education and Youth from 22.12.2020 to 4.3.2022.
Acting Ministries
  • Acting Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs from 13.12.2019 to 22.12.2020.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Education and Employment served from 25.10.2010 to 5.8.2013
Parliamentary party positions
  • Liberal Party of Australia. Served: 21.08.2010 to 17.02.2023
  • Shadow Minister for Education from 5.6.2022 to 12.2.2023.
  • Shadow Cabinet Minister from 5.6.2022 to 12.2.2023.
Party positions
  • Convener of the Liberal Party Education Policy Forum.
  • Member of the Liberal Party Education Committee.
  • Member of the Liberal Party Campaign Headquarters Team.
  • Member of the Liberal Party from 2002.
  • Born: 24.2.1971, Pakenham, Australia
  • Gender: Male
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • MBA (Harvard University).
  • BA (University of Melbourne).
  • LLB(Hons) (University of Melbourne).
  • Consultant at Boston Consulting Group from 1996 to 2001.
  • Senior Adviser to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Education from 2002 to 2006.
  • Deputy Director of the Cape York Institute for Policy and Leadership from 2006 to 2009.
  • Principal of a business advisory firm from 2009 to 2010.
  • Name: Aston
  • Location: The Division of Aston consists of Knox City Council.
  • Area: 113 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 110,342 (at 5.6.2019)
  • Industries: Light industry, including electronics, chemical production, food manufacturing, retail and healthcare services.

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