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WILSON, the Hon. Timothy (Tim) RobertBiography for WILSON, the Hon. Timothy (Tim) Robert

Member for Goldstein (Vic)

Liberal Party of Australia

Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Goldstein, Victoria, 2016. Re-elected 2019.

Ministerial Appointments

Assistant Minister to the Minister for Industry, Energy and Emissions Reduction from 8.10.2021.

Committee Service

Joint Statutory: Intelligence and Security from 4.7.2019 to 8.10.2021.

Joint Standing: Trade and Investment Growth from 20.6.2018 to 1.7.2019; Treaties from 23.7.2019 to 8.10.2021.

House of Representatives Standing: Health, Aged Care and Sport from 14.9.2016 to 11.4.2019; Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources from 14.9.2016 to 11.4.2019; Social Policy and Legal Affairs from 14.9.2016 to 11.4.2019; Economics from 10.9.2018 to 8.10.2021 (Chair from 10.9.2018 to 8.10.2021).

Party Positions

Member of the Liberal Party of Australia (Vic.) from 1998 to 2013.

Chair of the Liberal Party Burwood State Electorate Council from 2002 to 2005.

Chair of the Liberal Party Burwood State Electorate Council from 2008 to 2010.

Convenor of the Liberal Party Book Club from 2009 to 2013.

Chair of the Liberal Party Southern Metropolitan Region Committee from 2010 to 2013.

Member of the Liberal Party of Australia (Vic.) from 2016.

Other Positions

Director of Monyx Education Services from 2002 to 2004.

Member of the Monash University Council, 2005.

Member of the Victorian Nursing and Midwifery Board (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency) from 2011 to 2013.

Director of the Alfred Health Board from 2011 to 2014.


Born 12.3.1980, Prahran, Australia


Qualifications and Occupations before entering Federal Parliament

GradCertEnergy&CarbonMgt (Murdoch University).

DipBus (Victorian Qualifications Authority).

MDip&Tde(IntTde) (Monash University).

BA(PolSt) (Monash University).

Electorate Officer from 1999 to 2001.

Vice-President of the Student Union Caulfield, Monash University (Vic.), 2001.

President of the Student Union Caulfield, Monash University (Vic.) from 2002 to 2003.

Project Manager for Development at the Australian APEC Study Centre from 2004 to 2006.

Trade Consultant for ITS Global, 2006.

Senior Associate at SDA Strategic Communication Consulting from 2007 to 2010.

Policy Director at the Institute of Public Affairs from 2007 to 2013.

Principal Consultant at Dynamic Sunrise Consulting from 2007 to 2014.

Contributor for Melbourne Talk Radio from 2011 to 2012.

Contributor and Occasional Host for 3AW 693 Talk Radio from 2012 to 2013.

Human Rights Commissioner from 2014 to 2016.

Principal Consultant at Dynamic Sunrise Consulting, 2016.


Turning Left or Right: Values in Modern Politics (joint ed. with C Carli and P Collits), Australia, Connor Court Publishing, 2013.

The New Social Contract: Renewing the liberal vision for Australia, Kapunda Press, 2020.


Name: Goldstein

Location: The Division of Goldstein consists of: Bayside City Council, and part of Glen Eira City Council.

Area: 50 Sq km

Electors enrolled: 108,514 (at 7.6.2019)

Industries: Light industrial and commercial activities and retail trade.