Apr 07, 2021
Matt Bach
Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region Victoria Parliament

"Dr Matthew Bach holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne (with Honours in Politics), a Graduate Diploma of Teaching and Learning from Charles Darwin University, and a PhD in History from the University of Melbourne, where he has also taught classes in History.

Prior to entering Parliament, Matt was the Deputy Principal and Head of the Senior School at Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School, where he also taught English and History. Prior to this he was Deputy Head of Senior School at Carey Baptist Grammar School

Matt entered the Victorian Legislative Council in 2020, filling a casual vacancy in Eastern Metropolitan Region, caused by the resignation of Mary Wooldridge, for whom he had worked as a Ministerial Advisor when she was the Minister for Community Services, Mental Health, and Women's Affairs.

He and his wife have been married for over 15 years and have a daughter. They live with us in the Eastern Metropolitan Region.

Matt is passionate about education. In the Legislative Council, he is a member of the Environment and Planning Committee and is Shadow Assistant Minister for Education, Early Childhood, Higher Education, Training and Skills."