Dan grew up in regional Victoria, just outside of Wangaratta.
The life lessons he learnt from his mum and dad stay with him to this day: the value of hard work, the importance of making a contribution, and that when you make a promise, you keep it.
After finishing school, Dan moved to Melbourne to go to Monash University, driving trucks, selling hotdogs and working in a bottle shop to get by. It’s at Monash that he met Cath, who he married in 1998.
Dan, Cath, and their three kids Noah, Grace and Joseph live in Mulgrave – a community Dan has proudly represented for sixteen years.
While he’s been a member of the Bracks and Brumby Cabinets, Leader of the Opposition, and now Premier of Victoria – Dan’s family are his proudest achievement.
As Premier, his priority has always been keeping his word to put people first.
Over the last four years, he’s devoted every day to creating good stable jobs, making sure our kids can reach their full potential, and giving our loved ones the care and dignity they deserve.