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Biography

The Hon Alan Tudge MP is currently acting Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs.

The Hon David Coleman MP was sworn in as the Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs on 28 August 2018. Following the swearing in of the second Morrison Ministry on 29 May 2019, Mr Coleman became the Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs. Minister Coleman is currently on a leave of absence for personal reasons.

David Coleman was elected to the House of Representatives as the Federal Member for Banks in September 2013. He was re-elected in 2016 and appointed as the Assistant Minister for Finance in 2017.

Prior to entering politics, David worked in the private sector, principally in the media and technology industries. He was Director of Strategy and Digital at Nine Entertainment Co, Chairman of ninemsn, and held board positions with a number of other companies including Sky News and 3P Learning—the operator of Mathletics. He also worked with the management consulting firm McKinsey and Co, and ran his own consulting business.

David completed degrees in Law and Arts from UNSW, and while at UNSW he was elected President of the Student Guild.


David Coleman portrait photo