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CONNELLY, Vincent (Vince) GerardBiography for CONNELLY, Vincent (Vince) Gerard

Member for Stirling (WA)

Liberal Party of Australia

Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Stirling, Western Australia, 2019.

Committee Service

Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 23.7.2019; National Broadband Network from 23.7.2019.

House of Representatives Standing: Appropriations and Administration from 4.7.2019; Infrastructure, Transport and Cities from 4.7.2019.


Born 16.9.1978, Melbourne, Australia


Qualifications and Occupations before entering Federal Parliament

(BA(English)) (University of New South Wales).

(DipPersMgmt) (Royal Military College, Duntroon).

Consultant for CPR Group from 2005 to 2006.

Employed at Rowland Communications from 2007 to 2008.

Client Manager for Deloitte from 2008 to 2009.

Electorate Officer for the Hon. J Bishop, MP, 2008.

Risk Adviser for the City of Swan, 2010.

General Manager of Risk Consulting for Dynamiq from 2010 to 2013.

Membership Manager for the Chamber of Minerals and Energy, 2013.

Managing Consultant for Kepner-Tregoe (WA) from 2014 to 2015.

Crisis Management Adviser for Woodside Petroleum from 2016 to 2019.


Australian Active Service Medal, 2002.

United Nations Medal, 2002.

Australian Service Medal, 2004.

Australian Defence Medal, 2006.


After COVID-19 (vol. 3), Australian Strategic Policy Institute, Canberra (ACT), 2020.

Military Service

Officer in the Australian Army from 1996 to 2005.

Officer in the Australian Army Reserve from 2006 to 2010.

Officer in the Australian Army Reserve from 2013 to 2019.


Name: Stirling

Location: Stirling contains the majority of the City of Stirling and a small portion of the City of Bayswater. Suburbs include Balcatta, Balga, Carine, Dianella (part), Gwelup, Hamersley, Joondanna, Karrinyup (part), Mirrabooka, Morley (part), Nollamara, North Beach, Osborne park (part), Scarborough (part), Stirling, Trigg, Tuart Hill, Watermans Bay, Westminster and Yokine.

Area: 74 Sq km

Electors enrolled: 101,243 (at 7.6.2019)

Industries: Industries include light industrial, retail, commercial, medical, fishing, tourism and recreation.