Ministers for the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities The Hon Michael McCormack MP Deputy Prime MinisterMinister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie Minister for Regional ServicesMinister for SportMinister for Local Government and Decentralisation The Hon Alan Tudge MP Minister for Cities, Urban Infrastructure and Population The Hon Sussan Ley MP Assistant Minister for Regional Development and Territories The Hon Andrew Broad MP Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister The Hon Scott Buchholz MP Assistant Minister for Roads and Transport The Hon Barnaby Joyce MPFormer Deputy Prime MinisterFormer Minister for Infrastructure and Transport The Hon Dr John McVeigh MPFormer Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government The Hon Keith Pitt MPFormer Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister The Hon Damian Drum MPFormer Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister Senator the Hon Fiona Nash Former Minister for Regional DevelopmentFormer Minister for Local Government and Territories The Hon Darren Chester MP Former Minister for Infrastructure and TransportFormer A/g Minister for Regional DevelopmentFormer A/g Minister for Local Government and Territories The Hon Warren Truss MP Former Deputy Prime Minister Former Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development The Hon Paul Fletcher MP Former Minister for Urban Infrastructure and Cities The Hon Jamie Briggs MP Former Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development

The Hon Alan Tudge MP Biography

Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Aston, Victoria, 2010. Re-elected 2013, 2016.

Ministerial appointments

  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister from 18.9.13 to 21.9.15.
  • Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister from 21.9.15 to 18.2.16.
  • Assistant Minister for Social Services from 30.9.15 to 18.2.16.
  • Minister for Human Services from 18.2.16 to 20.12.17.
  • Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs from 20.12.2017 to 26.8.2018.
  • Minister for Cities, Urban Infrastructure and Population from 26.8.2018.

Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: Education and Employment from 25.10.2010 to 05.08.2013.

Party positions

  • Convener, Liberal Party Education Policy Forum.
  • Member, Liberal Party Education Committee.
  • Member, Liberal Party Campaign Headquarters Team.
  • Member, Liberal Party from 2002.

Personal

  • Born 24.02.1971, Pakenham, Australia.
  • Married.

Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • B.A(Melb.)
  • LL.B(Hons)(Melb.)
  • M.BA (Harvard)
  • Consultant, Boston Consulting Group 1996-2001.
  • Senior Adviser to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and the Minister for Education 2002-06.
  • Deputy Director, Cape York Institute for Policy and Leadership 2006-09.
  • Principal, business advisory firm 2009-10.

Electorate

  • Description: Outer Metropolitan.
  • Location: eastern Melbourne; it includes the suburbs of Bayswater, Boronia (part), Ferntree Gully (part), Knoxfield, Lysterfield (part), Rowville, Scoresby, Wantirna and Wantirna South.
  • Area: 99 Sq km.
  • Electors enrolled: 96043 (at 02.07.2016).
  • Industries: market gardens, orchards, light industry, electronics, tyre and food manufacturing and chemical production.