Kelly O’Dwyer graduated from Melbourne University with Honours in Law and an Arts, majoring in history.
Upon leaving university, she embarked on a legal career at Freehills where she practised in corporate law.
Ms O'Dwyer was an Australian politician who was sworn in as the Minister for Small Business and Assistant Treasurer in September 2015. In July 2016, she became Minister for Revenue and Financial Services. In August 2018, she became Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations under the Morrison government. Ms O'Dwyer was the youngest woman appointed to cabinet and the first woman to serve in federal cabinet in a treasury portfolio. She retired from Parliament in 2019.