Search

Paul Fletcher

Paul Fletcher entered Parliament in December 2009 as the Member for Bradfield. Before entering Parliament, Mr Fletcher was director of corporate and regulatory affairs at Optus for eight years, established a consulting firm serving the communications sector, and published his book about broadband, Wired Brown Land, in 2009. He was Chief of Staff to the Minister for Communications in the Howard Government, Senator Richard Alston. Mr Fletcher has dual first class honours degrees in law and economics from The University of Sydney, and an MBA from Columbia University in New York where he was a Fulbright Scholar. He has been a member of the Liberal Party since he was 16 and was active in student politics at Sydney University. He was a champion university debater, twice reaching the finals of the World Universities Debating Championship. Mr Fletcher served as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications between September 2013 and September 2015 in the Abbott Ministry. From September 2015 to July 2016, he was the Minister for Major Projects, Territories, and Local Government. He briefly served as the Minister for Territories, Local Government and Major Projects between October and December 2017. In August 2018, Mr Fletcher enters Cabinet as the Minister for Families and Social Services under the Morrison government.
Bio last updated 27 Aug 2018

Positions - Current

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Minister for Families & Social Services
Parliament of Australia
Parliament of Australia
2018
Minister for Urban Infrastructure
Parliament of Australia
Parliament of Australia
2016
Federal Member for Bradfield, NSW
Parliament of Australia
Parliament of Australia
2009
Member
Liberal Party of Australia
Liberal Party of Australia
2009

Positions - Previous

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Minister for Territories, Local Government and Major Projects
Parliament of Australia
Parliament of Australia
2015 - 2016
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications
Parliament of Australia
Parliament of Australia
2013 - 2015

Roles

2018
Minister for Families & Social Services
2016
Minister for Urban Infrastructure
2009
Federal Member for Bradfield, NSW
Year started and most recent title

BNiQ Disclaimer