1990 – 2004
|Preceded by||Ian Macphee|
|Succeeded by||Andrew Robb|
|Born||14 October 1941|
|Alma mater||University of Melbourne|
Dr David Alistair Kemp (born 14 October 1941), Australian politician, was a Liberal member of the Australian House of Representatives from March 1990 to October 2004, representing the Division of Goldstein, Victoria. The Parliament of Australia or Commonwealth Parliament is the legislative branch of government of Australia. The Division of Goldstein is an Australian Electoral Division in Victoria. Year 1990 ( MCMXC) was a Common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar) "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again " Ian Malcolm Macphee AO (born July 13, 1938) is an Australian Politician who was a member of the Australian House of Representatives Andrew John Robb AO (born 20 August 1951 Australian politician was elected to the House of Representatives as member for the Division of Goldstein Events 1066 - Norman Conquest: Battle of Hastings - In England on Senlac Hill seven miles from Hastings, the forces Year 1941 ( MCMXLI) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (the link will display 1941 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Melbourne ( is the second most populous city in Australia, with a Metropolitan area population of approximately 3 For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. The Liberal Party of Australia is an Australian political party. Alma mater is Latin for "nourishing mother" It was used in Ancient Rome as a title for the mother Goddess, and in Medieval The University of Melbourne is a Public university located in Melbourne, Victoria. Events 1066 - Norman Conquest: Battle of Hastings - In England on Senlac Hill seven miles from Hastings, the forces Year 1941 ( MCMXLI) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (the link will display 1941 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. The Liberal Party of Australia is an Australian political party. The House of Representatives is one of the two houses (chambers of the Parliament of Australia; it is the Lower house, the Upper house being the Senate The Division of Goldstein is an Australian Electoral Division in Victoria. He was born in Melbourne, Victoria, and was educated at the University of Melbourne and Yale University, where he gained a doctoral degree in politics. Melbourne ( is the second most populous city in Australia, with a Metropolitan area population of approximately 3 The University of Melbourne is a Public university located in Melbourne, Victoria. He is the brother of Senator Rod Kemp. Charles Roderick "Rod" Kemp (born 21 December 1944) is an Australian politician
Kemp was Senior Lecturer in Political Science at the University of Melbourne 1975-79 and Professor of Politics at Monash University, Melbourne 1979-90. Monash University is a Public university based in Melbourne, Australia. He is the author of Society and Electoral Behaviour in Australia: a Study of Three Decades (1978), Malcolm Fraser on Australia (with D. M. White) (1986), Current Priorities for Liberalism (1986) and Foundations for Australian Political Analysis: Politics and Authority (1988).
Kemp was Senior Adviser to Malcolm Fraser, Leader of the Opposition and Prime Minister 1975-76 and Director of the Prime Minister's Office 1981. John Malcolm Fraser, AC, CH (born 21 May 1930 is an Australian Liberal politician who was the 22nd Prime Minister of Australia.
In 1990 Kemp challenged a prominent Liberal MP and former Cabinet minister, Ian Macphee, for Liberal endorsement in the safe Melbourne seat of Goldstein. Ian Malcolm Macphee AO (born July 13, 1938) is an Australian Politician who was a member of the Australian House of Representatives This contest engendered great bitterness in the Liberal Party. Kemp was seen as the candidate of the right wing of the Liberal Party, against a leading moderate liberal figure. Kemp won the battle.
Kemp was a member of the Opposition Shadow Ministry 1990-96. He was Minister for Schools, Vocational Education and Training, Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service and Minister Assisting the Minister for Finance for Privatisation 1996-97. He was promoted to Cabinet as Minister for Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs 1997-98 and Minister for Education, Training and Youth Affairs 1998-2001. The Australian Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations is currently the Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard. The Australian Minister for Education has responsibilities which include the following areas Education policy and programs including schools vocational higher education He was Minister for Environment and Heritage from November 2001 to July 2004. The current Australian Minister for the Environment Heritage and the Arts is Peter Garrett, who took over from Malcolm Turnbull (who was titled Minister He was Vice-President of the Executive Council from October 1998 to July 2004. The Vice-President of the Executive Council is a position in Australian governments whose holder acts as presiding officer of the Federal Executive Council in the
David Kemp retired at the 2004 election. Federal elections were held in Australia on 9 October, 2004. All 150 seats in the House of Representatives and 40 seats in the 76-member
In 2007 he was elected President of the Victorian Branch of the Liberal Party.
|Minister for Schools,|
Vocational Education and Training
1996 – 1997
|Minister for Employment, Education,|
Training and Youth Affairs
1997 – 1998
|New title||Minister for Education, Training and Youth Affairs|
1998 – 2001
|Vice-President of the Executive Council|
1998 – 2004
|Minister for Environment and Heritage|
2001 – 2004
|Parliament of Australia|
|Member for Goldstein|
1990 – 2004