The Honourable Dan Tehan MP
Minister for Education
Elected to the House of Representatives for Wannon, Victoria, 2010. Re-elected 2013, 2016 and 2019.
Minister for Defence Materiel from 18.2.2016 to 19.7.2016.
Minister for Veterans' Affairs from 18.2.2016 to 20.12.2017.
Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of ANZAC from 18.2.2016 to 20.12.2017.
Minister for Defence Personnel from 19.7.2016 to 20.12.2017.
Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Cyber Security from 19.7.2016 to 20.12.2017.
Cabinet Minister from 20.12.2017.
Minister for Social Services from 20.12.2017 to 28.8.2018.
Minister for Education from 28.8.2018.
Joint Statutory: Human Rights from 14.3.2012 to 5.8.2013; Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings from 4.12.2013 to 2.3.2016; Intelligence and Security from 12.12.2013 to 2.3.2016 (Chair from 12.12.2013 to 25.2.2016).
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; Agriculture and Industry from 4.12.2013 to 11.2.2016.
Deputy Director of the Liberal Party State Branch (Vic.).
Born 27.1.1968, Melbourne, Australia
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
BA(Hons) (University of Melbourne)
MForAffTde (Monash University)
MIntRel (Kent Institute Australia)
Farm hand 1986
Officer, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Canberra 1995-98
Trade Adviser, Office of the Minister for Trade 2002-05
Senior Adviser, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister 2005-06
Chief of Staff, Office of the Minister for Small Business and Tourism 2006-07
Director of Trade Policy and International Affairs, ACCI 2007-08
Deputy State Director, Liberal Party (Vic.) 2008-09
Location: south-western Victoria; it includes the shires of Glenelg, Southern Grampians, Moyne, Ararat, Warrnambool, Corangamite, Pyrenees and Central Goldfields and the centres of Ararat, Avoca, Camperdown, Casterton, Hamilton, Koroit, Maryborough, Port Campbell, Port Fairy, Portland, Terang and Warrnambool.
Area: 32,047 Sq km
Electors enrolled: 99,155 (at 2.7.2016)
Industries: beef and dairy cattle, prime lamb, fine wool, grain, fodder, forestry, fishing, wineries, aluminium smelting, mineral sands mining, electricity generation, retail, wind farms, shipping exports including grain, wood chip, dairy products, tourism and live sheep.