Julian Hill was elected as the Member for the Bruce electorate in the Australian Parliament in July 2016.
After growing up in Melbourne’s south-eastern suburbs, Julian graduated from Monash University with degrees in Science and Law.
Julian lived as a single parent for many years. His daughter, Elanor, is now an independent young woman.
An Australian Labor Party member for over 25 years, Julian has shown a lifelong commitment to progressive politics, community action, and public policy reform.
With a proven track record in local government, Julian was elected to Port Phillip Council at the age of 25, and subsequently became the youngest ever Mayor of the city.
Julian held several senior positions in the Victorian Public Service, including Director-level positions in economic development, employment, community development, urban planning, local government, migration, and international education.
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) Victoria.
- Elected to the House of Representatives for Bruce, Victoria, 2016. Re-elected 2019 and 2022.
- House of Representatives Select: Workforce Australia Employment Services served from 3.8.2022 to 8.8.2022; Workforce Australia Employment Services served as Chair from 9.8.2022 to present.
- Joint Standing: Trade and Investment Growth served from 15.9.2016 to 25.10.2017; Migration served from 23.7.2019 to 11.4.2022; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade served from 23.7.2019 to present; National Capital and External Territories served from 28.7.2022 to present.
- Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit served from 15.9.2016 to 11.4.2022; Public Accounts and Audit served from 15.9.2016 to 11.4.2019; Public Works served from 21.5.2018 to 10.9.2018; Public Accounts and Audit served as Deputy Chair from 31.7.2019 to 11.4.2022; Corporations and Financial Services served from 24.3.2021 to 11.4.2022; Public Accounts and Audit served as Chair from 2.8.2022 to present; Intelligence and Security served from 5.9.2022 to present.