About Paul Fletcher

Photo of Paul in Federal Parliament

Paul Fletcher has been the Member for Bradfield since 2009.

From 2013 to 2022 he was successively a Parliamentary Secretary, Minister and Cabinet Minister. Apart from nine months as Minister for Social Services, Paul’s front bench service was largely in communications and infrastructure. He was Minister for Communications, Urban Infrastructure, Cities and the Arts in the Morrison Government.

Paul is now Shadow Minister for Science, Arts, Government Services and the Digital Economy.  

Before politics Paul’s extensive private sector experience included eight years on the Senior Management Team at Optus.  

Paul has dual first class honours degrees in law and economics from Sydney University and an MBA from Columbia University in New York where he was a Fulbright Scholar.