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The Hon. David Hodgett

Shadow Minister for Education

Electorate Office

Street Address
60 Main Street, Croydon, VIC 3136
(03) 9725 3570



The Hon. David Hodgett
Married, seven children.
Birth Country

Fellow, Australian Institute of Company Directors
Fellow, Australian Institute of Management
Swinburne Alumni
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Alumni
Director, Mooroolbark Community Bank Branch of the Bendigo Bank since 2002
Friend of Chirnside Park Rotary Club. Chair, Yarra Ranges Enterprise Centres (Business Incubator).

Past Memberships: Museum of Lillydale Trust
Shire of Yarra Ranges Community Safety Cttee
Community Safety Working Group
Chair, Municipal Emergency Management Cttee
Chair and Member, Shire of Yarra Ranges Audit and Risk Management Cttee
Chair, Yarra Ranges Services Advisory Board
Board of Management, Museum of Lillydale
Yarra Ranges Economic Development Board
Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges Tourism Board
Board Member
Business East Victoria
Policy Development Cttee.


BBusMgt (Distinction) 1996 (RMIT). GradDip 1998 (AICD). GradCert eBusiness and Communication 2002 (Swinburne). AdvDip 2004 (AICD).


Registrar, Victorian Office Social Security Appeals Tribunal 1992-96. Deputy Registrar, VIC/SA/WA Immigration Review Tribunal 1996-99. District Registrar, Migration Review Tribunal 1999-2004. District Registrar, Migration and Refugee Review Tribunals, VIC 2004-05.

Parliament History

Parliamentary Service

Elected MLA for Kilsyth November 2006
Re-elected November 2010
Elected MLA for Croydon November 2014, November 2018

Shadow Minister for Roads and Infrastructure September 2017 - December 2018
Shadow Minister for Ports and Freight December 2014 - December 2018
Shadow Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events December 2018 - December 2020
Shadow Minister for Public Transport December 2014 - September 2017
Minister for Ports March 2013 - December 2014
Minister for Major Projects March 2013 - December 2014
Minister for Manufacturing March 2013 - December 2014
Cabinet Secretary December 2010 - March 2013
Shadow Minister for Education since December 2020
Shadow Minister for Early Childhood December 2020 - March 2021
Shadow Minister for Higher Education December 2020 - March 2021
Shadow Minister for Training and Skills December 2020 - March 2021
Parliamentary Party Positions
Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party December 2014 - December 2018
Government Whip in the Legislative Assembly December 2010 - March 2013
Deputy Leader of the Opposition December 2014 - September 2017
Shadow Cabinet Secretary November 2009 - December 2010
Party Positions
Member since 2001
Member, Mooroolbark Branch 2001
Executive Cttee, Casey Federal Electorate Council 2002-03
Treasurer, Kilsyth Electorate Council 2002-05
Vice President, Mooroolbark Branch 2003-04
State Council Delegate 2004-05
Casey Federal Electorate Council 2004-05
President, Mooroolbark Branch 2004-05

Last updated: 6th October 2021