Ben Morton (politician)
|Member of the Australian Parliament|
|Assumed office |
2 July 2016
|Preceded by||Dennis Jensen|
|Born||29 June 1981|
Gosford, New South Wales, Australia
|Political party||Liberal Party of Australia|
|Alma mater||Australian National University|
|Occupation||Bus driver, senior manager|
He is the former state director of the Liberal Party in Western Australia. Prior to entering parliament, Morton worked as a bus driver, as an adviser to the Howard Government, and in the private sector for one of Australia's largest home builders, BGC.
He grew up on the Central Coast of New South Wales, attending Wyong Technology High School before completing a Bachelor of Arts at the Australian National University. He then returned to his home town and unsuccessfully stood for election as the Liberal Party candidate in the safe Labor seat of Wyong in 2003 and 2007.
Married with two children, Morton is currently the Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
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- "Dennis menacing". Fremantle Herald. 27 May 2016. Retrieved 18 September 2017.
- "Federal election 2016: Dennis Jensen to contest WA seat of Tangney". The Australian. 9 May 2016. Retrieved 18 September 2017.
- "Hon Ben Morton MP".
|Parliament of Australia|
| Member for Tangney
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