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Josh Frydenberg

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Treasurer of Australia
Assumed office
24 August 2018
Prime Minister Scott Morrison
Preceded by Scott Morrison
Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party
Assumed office
24 August 2018
Leader Scott Morrison
Preceded by Julie Bishop
Minister for the Environment and Energy
Assumed office
19 July 2016
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull
Scott Morrison
Preceded by Greg Hunt
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia
In office
21 September 2015 – 19 July 2016
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull
Preceded by Gary Gray
Succeeded by Matthew Canavan
Assistant Treasurer of Australia
In office
23 December 2014 – 21 September 2015
Prime Minister Tony Abbott
Malcolm Turnbull
Preceded by Arthur Sinodinos
Succeeded by Kelly O'Dwyer
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Kooyong
Assumed office
21 August 2010
Preceded by Petro Georgiou
Personal details
Born
Joshua Anthony Frydenberg

17 July 1971 (1971-07-17) (age 50)
Melbourne, Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Spouse(s) Amie Saunders
Children 2
Alma mater
Profession Politician
policy adviser
investment banker

Joshua Anthony Frydenberg (born 17 July 1971) is an Australian politician who has been Treasurer of Australia and Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party since 24 August 2018. He has been a member of the Australian House of Representatives for the seat of Kooyong since August 2010.

Frydenberg served in various roles in the Abbott and Turnbull Governments from 2013 to 2018, including as Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, and as Minister for the Environment and Energy. On 24 August 2018, he was elected Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party following a leadership spill, which saw Scott Morrison elected as Leader. Morrison subsequently appointed Frydenberg Treasurer of Australia.

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