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Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Dunkley, Victoria, 2016.
Committee service
  • Joint Standing: Treaties from 1.9.16; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 14.9.16; Migration from 14.9.16.
Party positions
  • Committee Member, Dunkley FEC, 2015-16.
  • Born 6.8.1983, Mitcham, Vic.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • M. Diplomacy (with Distinction), LLM (International Law), and GDLP (ANU).
  • LLB (Hons) (with Science minor), (UC).
  • Admitted as a Legal Practictioner, ACT Supreme Court.
  • Cert. IV (Property Practice), (Real Estate Institute of NSW).
  • Associate, Magistrate John Burns, Magistrate of the Australian Capital Territory, 2006-07.
  • Lawyer, Dibbs Abbott Stillman (now DibbsBarker), 2007.
  • Project Consultant/Team Leader, AIATSIS, 2008.
  • Policy Officer, Department of Agriculture, 2008-09.
  • Senior Legal Services Officer/Senior Legislation Officer, Department of Agriculture, 2009-10.
  • International Lawyer, Kosovo Property Agency through the United Nations, 2010-12.
  • Political and legislative adviser, Senator the Hon. Michael Ronaldson, 2012-13.
  • CEO, Mildura Development Corporation, 2013-15.
  • Small business owner, Nineteen Consulting, 2015-16.
    Description: outer metropolitan.
    Location: south eastern outskirts of Melbourne; it includes the suburbs of Baxter (part), Frankston, Frankston North, Frankston South, Langwarrin, Langwarrin South, Mt Eliza, Mornington, Seaford and Skye (part).
    Area: 140 sq km.
    Electors enrolled: 104 957 (at 2.7.16).
    Industries: light industry, commercial and retail.
    State electorates: Dunkley includes the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorate of Frankston, and parts of Carrum, Hastings and Mornington.

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Dunkley House of Representatives Victoria
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