Chris Crewther was elected into the Federal Parliament in 2016, representing the electorate of Dunkley.
Chris lives in Dunkley with his wife Grace and daughter Yasmin. He believes that Dunkley is the best place to live, work and raise a family, having the best of the country, the city and the coast.
Growing up, Chris experienced the importance of hard work and a quality education. While at school, he worked as a paperboy from age 11, on farms, at the supermarket and at the local service station. After completing school, he graduated with a law degree and two masters’ degrees in international law and diplomacy.
Prior to Parliament, Chris has worked in roles including as an International Lawyer in Kosovo and as a CEO of a regional economic development corporation.
Locally, Chris is involved with several community organisations, such as Frankston Rotary, Frankston Business Network and the Committee for Greater Frankston.
Since entering Parliament, Chris has been a strong advocate for his community, fighting to deliver better outcomes for the people of Dunkley. In particular, Chris is dedicated to improving infrastructure and supporting local community and sporting groups.
While in Parliament, Chris has been honoured to serve as Chair of the Foreign Affairs and Aid sub-committee. Through this role he initiated and then led the Inquiry into Australia adopting a Modern Slavery Act.
As your representative in the Federal Government, Chris is passionate about making a real difference in the lives of our local young people, seniors, parents, families and the wider community.