The Honourable Daniel Andrews MP
The Honourable Daniel Andrews MP (BA 1996) is the leader of the Victorian Labor Party and Premier of Victoria. As a result of the November 2014 election, he became the first Monash alumnus to lead the State of Victoria.
Premier Andrews is also the Member for Mulgrave.
Prior to being appointed as leader of the Victorian Opposition in 2010, Premier Andrews was the Minister for Health in the Brumby government.
Premier Andrews began his career in politics soon after graduating from Monash, first working as an electorate officer for federal Labor MP, Alan Griffin.
He then became Assistant State Secretary and Deputy Campaign Director for the Victorian Branch of the Australian Labor Party.
In 2002 he was elected to the Victorian Parliament in the Legislative Assembly seat of Mulgrave and was promoted to the role of Parliamentary Secretary for Health.
Following the 2006 Victorian election, Premier Andrews became Minister for Gaming, Minister for Consumer Affairs and Minister Assisting the Premier on Multicultural Affairs.