The Hon Dan Tehan MP
Minister for Social Services
The Hon Dan Tehan MP is the Member for Wannon in Victoria. He is Minister for Social Services and was sworn in on 20 December 2017.
Mr Tehan served as Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Minister for Defence Personnel, Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Cyber Security and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of Anzac from 28 July 2016. Before that, he was Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Minister for Defence Materiel and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of Anzac from 18 February 2016.
Mr Tehan was elected to Federal Parliament in 2010.
Prior to this, Mr Tehan worked in agriculture in Australia and overseas. He has worked in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, including as a diplomat in Mexico. Mr Tehan worked as a Senior Adviser to the Deputy Prime Minister and Chief of Staff to the Minister for Small Business and Tourism. He also worked as Deputy State Director for the Victorian Liberal Party.