Mr Rob Mitchell MP

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Member for McEwen, Victoria

Positions
Second Deputy Speaker
Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Shop EOO - 48 Craigieburn Central Shopping Centre
340 Craigieburn Road
Craigieburn, VIC, 3064

Postal address

PO Box 314
Craigieburn, VIC, 3064

Telephone:
(03) 9333 0440
Fax:
(03) 9333 8377

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4117
Fax:
(02) 6277 8443

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • State: Elected to the Victorian Legislative Council for Central Highlands, 2002. Resigned 24.11.2006.
  • Federal: Elected to the House of Representatives for McEwen, Victoria, 2010. Re-elected 2013, 2016 and 2019.
Parliamentary positions
  • from 27.2.2012 to 12.11.2013 (Member of the Speaker's Panel from 27.2.2012 to 12.11.2013.).
  • from 12.11.2013 to 9.5.2016 (Second Deputy Speaker from 12.11.2013 to 9.5.2016.).
  • from 30.8.2016 to (Second Deputy Speaker from 30.8.2016.).
Committee service
  • Joint Standing: National Broadband Network from 14.2.2012 to 5.8.2013.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Agriculture, Resources, Fisheries and Forestry from 25.10.2010 to 5.8.2013; Regional Australia from 25.10.2010 to 5.8.2013; Publications from 25.10.2010 to 5.8.2013; Selection from 14.5.2013 to 5.8.2013; Appropriations and Administration from 17.10.2016.
Parliamentary party positions
  • (Government Whip in the House of Representatives from 13.5.2013 to 5.8.2013.) from 13.5.2013 to 5.8.2013 .
Party positions
  • Officeholder of Australian Labor Party local branch from 1996 to 2004.
  • Delegate to the Australian Labor Party State Conference (Vic.) from 1998 to 2008.
  • Member of the Australian Labor Party Transport Policy Committee from 2000 to 2002.
  • Member of the Country Labor from 2002 to 2006.
  • Delegate to the Australian Labor Party National Conference, 2007.
  • Member of the Australian Labor Party McEwen Federal Electorate Council from 2007.
  • Delegate to the Australian Labor Party State Conference (Vic.) from 2011.
Personal
  • Born 9.9.1967, Melbourne, Australia
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • MIAME (Institute of Automotive Mechanical Engineers)
  • DipAutomotiveBusMgt (default)
  • Apprentice bootmaker and finisher 1983-87
  • Sales and marketing representative 1989-2000
  • Sales manager, truck and bus parts 1998-2000
  • State Manager, diesel engine parts 2000-02
  • Member, Victorian Legislative Council 2002-06
  • Senior Adviser to the Victorian Government 2006-10
Local government service
  • Elected to the Victorian Legislative Council for Central Highlands, 2002. Resigned 24.11.2006.
Electorate
  • Description: McEwen
  • Location: central Victoria; it includes the centres of Broadford, Craigieburn, Doreen, Gisborne, Kilmore, Lancefield, Mernda, New Gisborne, Riddells Creek, Romsey, St Andrews, Seymour, Sunbury, Wallan and Whittlesea.
  • Area: 4,592 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 130,612 (at 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: cattle grazing, wool growing, market gardening, wines, dairying, various small businesses and tourism.
  • Electorate: McEwen includes parts of the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorates of Eildon, Euroa, Macedon, Mill Park, Sunbury, Thomastown, Yan Yean and Yuroke.