Minister for Education
2 December 2010 – 4 December 2014
|Preceded by||Bronwyn Pike|
|Succeeded by||James Merlino|
|Member of the Victorian Parliament
|Preceded by||Tony Hyams|
|Political party||Liberal Party of Australia|
|Alma mater||Australian Catholic University and La Trobe University|
Martin Francis Dixon (born 29 September 1955) is an Australian politician. He has been a Liberal Party of Australia member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly since 1996, representing the electorates of Dromana (1996-2002) and Nepean (2002-present). He was Minister for Education in the Baillieu and Napthine governments from 2010 to 2014.
Dixon has been a member of a number of Joint Parliamentary Committees, as well as holding various portfolio positions in Shadow Cabinet including Education and Training, Education Services, Skills and Employment,Innovation, Victorian Communities and Veterans Affairs.
Dixon was educated at Marcellin College, the Australian Catholic University and La Trobe University. He holds a Diploma of Teaching and a Bachelor of Education degree. Prior to entering Parliament, he worked as a teacher, a school principal and as Deputy Chairman of Primary Education at the Catholic Education Office in Melbourne.
|Victorian Legislative Assembly|
|Member for Dromana
|Member for Nepean
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