Kelly Megan O'Dwyer

Born
31 March 1977
Box Hill, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Lawyer, Parliamentarian and Political advisor
Jurisdiction

A member of the Liberal Party of Australia, Kelly O'Dwyer was elected to the House of Representatives of the Australian Parliament at a by-election for the electorate of Higgins, Victoria, which was held on 5 December 2009, on the retirement of Peter Costello, former Treasurer in the Howard Government. She was re-elected at the election, which was held on 21 August 2010 and again in 2013, when the Liberal Party, in coalition with the National Party, won government. She was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer from December 2014 to September 2015, when she became Minister for Small Business and Assistant Treasurer.

Sources used to compile this entry: 'O'DWYER, Kelly Megan (19770331-)', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1476564; http://www.aph.gov.au/Senators_and_Members/Parliamentarian?MPID=LKU.

Prepared by Rosemary Francis