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.