Michaelia Cash is the Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, Shadow Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, and a Liberal Senator for Western Australia.
Senator Cash was elected to the Senate in 2007 and has held a number of Ministerial roles in the Abbott, Turnbull and Morrison Government.
Since entering public life Michaelia has held a number of Ministerial appointments. Most recently, Senator Cash served as the Attorney-General of the Commonwealth, and as the Minister for Industrial Relations.
Prior to entering Parliament, Senator Cash was a senior lawyer at law firm Freehills (now Herbert Smith Freehills) practicing employment and industrial law.
Senator Cash holds an Honours Degree in Law from the University of London and a Bachelor of Arts (Social Science) from Curtin University in Perth, graduating with a triple major in public relations, politics and journalism. In addition, she holds a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the University of Western Australia.