SUKKAR, the Hon. Michael SvenBiography for SUKKAR, the Hon. Michael Sven

Member for Deakin (Vic)

Liberal Party of Australia

Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Deakin, Victoria, 2013 and 2016.

Parliamentary Positions

Member, Speaker's Panel from 12.10.15 to 9.5.16.

Ministerial Appointments

Assistant Minister to the Treasurer from 24.1.17.

Committee Service

House of Representatives Standing: Social Policy and Legal Affairs from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Tax and Revenue from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16.

Joint Statutory: Corporations and Financial Services from 4.12.13 to 11.2.15; Public Accounts and Audit from 4.12.13 to 10.2.15; Human Rights from 22.10.15 to 9.5.16; National Broadband Network from 14.9.16; National Capital and External Territories from 14.9.16; Intelligence and Security from 15.9.16.

Party Positions

Secretary, Coalition Policy Committee on Industry from 2013.


Born 11.9.1981, Melbourne, Vic.


Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament

LLB, BComm (Deakin), LLM (Melb).

Senior Consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers 2005-06.

Senior Associate, Ashurst Australia 2006-13.


Description: outer metropolitan.

Location: eastern Melbourne; it includes the suburbs of Bayswater North (part), Blackburn, Blackburn North, Croydon (part), Croydon South (part), Forest Hill (part), Heathmont, Mitcham, Nunawading, Ringwood, Ringwood East, Ringwood North (part), Vermont and Vermont South.

Area: 70 sq km.

Electors enrolled: 99 698 (at 2.7.16).

Industries: mainly residential with some light manufacturing, commercial and retail industries.

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