Dustin Halse

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Dustin Halse

Member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly
for Ringwood
Assumed office
24 November 2018
Preceded byDee Ryall
Personal details
Born (1985-05-03) 3 May 1985 (age 34)
Political partyLabor Party
Spouse(s)Rachel Halse
EducationPhD Swinburne University of Technology
OccupationAcademic, trade union official

Dustin Halse (born 3 May 1985) is an Australian politician. He has been a Labor Party member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly since November 2018, representing the seat of Ringwood. He lives in the electorate with his wife Rachel.

Background and early career[edit]

Halse was born in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne on 3 May 1985, and was educated at Monash University, from which he graduated with a degree in politics and history. He was granted a PhD in political history from Swinburne University of Technology. Before entering politics, he worked as a retail assistant, school care program coordinator, sports coach, trade union official, and university lecturer and fellow in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne.[1]


  1. ^ Green, Antony (2018). "Ringwood". Victorian State Election 2018. Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Parliament of Victoria
Preceded by
Dee Ryall
Member for Ringwood