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HUNT, the Hon. Gregory AndrewBiography for HUNT, the Hon. Gregory Andrew

Member for Flinders (Vic)

Liberal Party of Australia

Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Flinders, Victoria, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016.

Ministerial Appointments

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment and Heritage from 26.10.04 to 30.1.07.

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Foreign Affairs from 30.1.07 to 3.12.07.

Acting Minister for Cities and the Built Environment from 29.12.15 to 18.2.16.

Minister for the Environment from 18.9.13 to 19.7.16.

Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science from 19.7.16 to 24.1.17.

Minister for Health from 24.1.17.

Minister for Sport from 24.1.17 to 20.12.17.

Committee Service

House of Representatives Standing: Ageing from 20.3.02 to 31.8.04; Environment and Heritage from 20.3.02 to 31.8.04; Climate, Change, Water, Environment and the Arts from 3.2.10 to 10.2.10.

Joint Statutory: Corporations and Financial Services from 20.3.02 to 31.8.04.

Joint Standing: Treaties from 5.6.02 to 31.8.04.

Parliamentary Party Positions

Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry from 6.12.07 to 18.9.13. Shadow Minister for Climate Change, Environment and Urban Water from 6.12.07 to 22.9.08; Shadow Minister for Climate Change, Environment and Water from 22.9.08 to 8.12.09; Shadow Minister for Climate Action, Environment and Heritage from 8.12.09 to 18.9.13.

Party Positions

Member, Liberal Party from 1994.


Born 18.11.1965, Frankston, Vic.


Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament

BA(Hons), LLB(Hons I) (Melb), MA (Yale).

University Prize, Final Year Thesis, Melbourne University; Yale Fellowship; Schell Centre for Human Rights Fellowship, Yale Law School.

Captain, Australian Universities Debating Team 1990.

Articled Clerk, Malleson Stephen Jacques 1991-92.

Associate to Chief Justice of the Australian Federal Court 1992.

Fulbright Scholar and Teaching Assistant, Yale University 1992-94.

Senior Adviser to the Leader of the Opposition, AJG Downer, MP 1994-95.

Senior Adviser to the Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs, AJG Downer, MP 1995-96.

Senior Adviser to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon. AJG Downer, MP 1996-98.

Chief, Australian Electoral Observer Mission to Cambodia 1998.

Senior Fellow, Centre for Comparative Constitutional Law, University of Melbourne 1998-99.

Engagement Manager, McKinsey and Co 1999-2001.

Director of Strategy, World Economic Forum, Geneva 2000-01.


Description: rural.

Location: southern Victoria, south-east of Melbourne, based on Mornington Peninsula and Bass Coast region; it includes the centres of Baxter (part), Cowes, Rye, Dalyston (Part), Dromana, Hastings, Koo Wee Rup, Nyora, Rosebud and San Remo. It also includes French and Phillip Islands.

Area: 1952 sq km (approx.).

Electors enrolled: 115 356 (at 2.7.16).

Industries: steel-rolling mill, dairy farms, fishing, poultry, wineries, orchards, light industries and tourist industries.