Our Minister

The Hon. John Eren MP, the Minister for Tourism and Major Events

Min-Eren-webThe Tourism, Events and Visitor Economy Branch is part of the Creative and Visitor Economies Division at the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources. We report to The Hon. John Eren MP External link, the Minister for Tourism and Major Events. 

John Eren is also the Minister for Sport and Veteran’s Affairs.

John Eren has been a member of the Victorian Parliament since 2002, representing the Electorate of Lara. He became Minister for Sport, Tourism and Major Events, and Veterans in 2014.

Mr Eren was born in Turkey, and now lives in Geelong with his wife and five children.

While in Opposition, John Eren was the Shadow Minister for Tourism and Major Events, Sport and Recreation, and Volunteers. From January 2011 until February 2012, he was the Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Leader of the Opposition.

Last Updated 17th July 2017