Jane Hume

Edwina Jane Hume (born 30 April 1971) is a Liberal member of the Australian Senate representing Victoria. She was elected at the 2016 election.[1] Prior to her election, she was a senior policy adviser at AustralianSuper.[2] She was re-elected for a six-year term at the 2019 election.

Jane Hume
Senator for Victoria
Assumed office
2 July 2016 (2016-07-02)
Personal details
Born (1971-04-30) 30 April 1971
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Political partyLiberal Party of Australia
Alma materUniversity of Melbourne
OccupationBanker, policy advisor

In May 2019, Hume was appointed Assistant Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and Financial Technology in the Second Morrison Ministry.[3]


Born and raised in Melbourne, Hume completed a Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Melbourne, later returning to study political science. After graduating Hume held various senior positions in the financial services industry, working for the National Australia Bank, Rothschild Australia, Deutsche Bank and, immediately prior to her election, as a senior policy adviser at Australian Super.[4]


  1. Osborne, Paul (3 August 2016). "Final Victorian Senate count declared". News Limited. AAP. Retrieved 4 August 2016.
  2. Glasgow, Will; Aston, Joe (17 January 2016). "Jane Hume's unlikely shift from industry super to the Liberal Party causes heartburn". Australian Financial Review. Retrieved 4 August 2016.
  3. "Senator the Hon Jane Hume". Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 21 November 2019.
  4. "Weddings, Gaza and Losing Faith - Q&A - ABC TV". www.abc.net.au. Retrieved 13 September 2018.
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