Kevin Andrews

Politician

1955 –

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Who is Kevin Andrews?

Kevin James Andrews is an Australian politician and member of the Liberal Party of Australia, first elected to the House of Representatives seat of Menzies at the 1991 by-election. He has been the Minister for Social Services in the Abbott Government since 18 September 2013.

In the Howard Government, Andrews served as Minister for Ageing from 26 November 2001 to 7 October 2003, Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations from 7 October 2003 to 30 January 2007 during which time he implemented the controversial WorkChoices labour market reforms, and Minister for Immigration and Citizenship from there on until the defeat of the incumbent government at the November 2007 election. He then served in the Abbott Shadow Cabinet portfolio of Families, Housing and Human Services.

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Born
Nov 9, 1955
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Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • Australia
Profession
Education
  • University of Melbourne
  • Monash University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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