Martin Dixon

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The Honourable
Martin Dixon
Martin Dixon - Sarah Ewart.jpg
Minister for Education
In office
2 December 2010 – 4 December 2014
Premier Ted Baillieu
Denis Napthine
Preceded by Bronwyn Pike
Succeeded by James Merlino
Member of the Victorian Parliament
for Nepean
Assumed office
Preceded by Tony Hyams
Personal details
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Alma mater Australian Catholic University and La Trobe University
Profession Education

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.


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Victorian Legislative Assembly
Preceded by
Tony Hyams
Member for Dromana
Succeeded by
Seat abolished
Preceded by
Seat created
Member for Nepean
Succeeded by