|Member of the Australian Parliament
7 September 2013
|Preceded by||Mike Symon|
11 September 1981 |
|Political party||Liberal Party of Australia|
|Alma mater||Deakin University, University of Melbourne|
Michael Sukkar (born 11 September 1981), Australian politician, is a Liberal Party of Australia member of the Australian House of Representatives since September 2013, representing the Division of Deakin, Victoria.
Sukkar was born in Ringwood, Victoria. He attended Aquinas College as his secondary school, and then went on to complete a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce at Deakin University, and later went on to complete a Master of Laws at the University of Melbourne. Before he entered politics, Sukkar was a Senior Associate with one of Australia's largest law firms, Ashurst Australia. Sukkar won the seat of Deakin at the 2013 election, a marginal seat held by Labor considered crucial to Tony Abbott's election victory. He won the seat with a swing to the Liberal Party of 3.8 points.
- "Michael Sukkar Candidate for Deakin". Liberal Party of Australia. Retrieved 7 September 2013.
- First Speech: Michael Sukkar MP – Parliament of Australia
|Parliament of Australia|
|Member for Deakin