Mitch Fifield

Senator for Victoria

About Mitch

Minister for Communications
Minister for the Arts
Manager of Government Business in the Senate 
Senator for Victoria

Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield was sworn in as Senator for Victoria in the Australian Parliament on 1 April 2004.

Mitch was elevated to Cabinet in September 2015 as Minister for Communication and Minister for the Arts.

Mitch has previously served as the Assistant Minister for Social Services on 16 September 2013, with responsibility for disabilities and ageing.

Before entering Parliament, Mitch worked as a senior political adviser to the former Federal Treasurer, Peter Costello, and held senior advisory positions in the Victorian Kennett and New South Wales Greiner governments. Mitch has served as a reservist in the Australian Army Psychology Corps and studied politics at Sydney University.

Mitch was an Ambassador for the not-for-profit school music organisation The Song Room and was an Advisory Board Member for the Yachad Accelerated Learning Project for indigenous students. Mitch is a founding director of the Sir Paul Hasluck Foundation.

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