Mr Rob Mitchell MP

Member for McEwen, Victoria

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

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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

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Websites
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL

https://www.aph.gov.au/R_Mitchell_MP

Electorate details

McEwen, Victoria

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Biography

Parliamentary service
  • State: elected to the Victorian Legislative Council for Central Highlands from 30.11.2002. Resigned 2006.
  • Federal: elected to the House of Representatives for McEwen, Victoria, 2010, 2013 and 2016.
Parliamentary positions
  • Member, Speaker's Panel from 27.2.12 to 12.11.13.
  • Second Deputy Speaker from 12.11.13 to 9.5.16; and from 30.8.16.
Committee service
  • State: Rural and Regional Services and Development 2003-06; Legislative Council Privileges Committee 2004-06.
  • Federal: House of Representatives Standing: Agriculture, Resources, Fisheries and Forestry from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Regional Australia from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Publications from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Selection from 14.5.13 to 5.8.13; Appropriations and Administration from 17.10.16.
  • Joint Standing: National Broadband Network from 14.3.12 to 5.8.13.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Government Whip from 13.5.13 to 5.8.13.
Party positions
  • Various ALP branch executive positions, 1996-2004.
  • Delegate, ALP State Conference (Vic.) 1998-2008 and from 2011.
  • Member, ALP Transport Policy Committee 2000-2002.
  • Member, Country Labor 2002-2006.
  • Delegate, ALP National Conference 2007.
  • Member, McEwen FEA Executive from 2007.
Personal
  • Born 9.9.1967, Melbourne, Vic.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Diploma of Automotive Business Management.
  • Member, Institute of Automotive Mechanical Engineers.
  • Apprentice bootmaker and finisher 1983-87.
  • Tow truck operator and roadside mechanic 1987-89.
  • 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 (see Parliamentary service above) 2002-06.
  • Senior Adviser to the Victorian Government 2006-10.
Electorate
    Description: rural.
    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 2.7.16).
    Industries: cattle grazing, wool growing, market gardening, wines, dairying, various small businesses and tourism.
    State electorates: McEwen includes parts of the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorates of Eildon, Euroa, Macedon, Mill Park, Sunbury, Thomastown, Yan Yean and Yuroke.