- 9 March 1972
- Business woman, Parliamentarian and Trade union official
- Alternative Names
- Sykes, Natalie (maiden name)
A member of the Australian Labor Party, Natalie Hutchins was elected as the Member for Keilor in the Legislative Assembly of the Parliament of Victoria, in November 2010. In the electoral redistribution of 2012-13, when the seat of Keilor was abolished, she was elected to the new seat of Sydenham at the November 2014 election. She currently holds the ministerial portfolios of Local Affiars, Aboriginal Affairs and Industrial Relations.
Before her entry into the State Parliament she operated her own business. Her former roles included that of advisor to a former premier of Victoria, Steve Bracks and union organiser. In 1996 she earned the distinction of becoming the first woman to be elected as Assistant Secretary of the Victorian Trades Hall Council.