Dave Sharma

I’m a father of three daughters and a husband to their remarkable working mother, Rachel. We live in Paddington and work hard to balance family, work and home life. It’s often a struggle.

As your Member for Wentworth I’ll always fight for your values and provide the forward-thinking leadership that Wentworth deserves. I’ve spent my whole career advocating for Australia’s interests abroad, but I love nothing more than delivering for our community.


About Dave

Born to a father of Indian heritage and an Australian mother, Dave Sharma’s family settled in Sydney in the 1970s. At age 12 he lost his mum to breast cancer and says:

“the beliefs I hold dear today – the importance of family, a belief in self-reliance, and a desire to help – stem from this time.”

Dave’s dad instilled in him the value of education. He went to his local public school and topped the state in the HSC with a TER of 100, before getting First Class Honours in Law from Cambridge.  …READ MORE >>

Latest news

Local Schools Community FUND – GRANT NOW OPEN

New equipment, building projects or additional targeted support could soon be on the way for schools across Wentworth, with the Coalition Government making up to $200,000 available for projects which benefit local students. Member for Wentworth, Dave Sharma MP, said...

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Communities Environment Program – GRANT NOW OPEN

Federal Member for Wentworth, Dave Sharma MP, is excited to announce the new Communities Environment Program (CEP) to support local community groups in delivering a wide range of small-scale, on-the-ground projects that aim to conserve, protect and manage our...

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Thank You Wentworth

SPEECH IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, PARLIAMENT OF AUSTRALIA 28 JULY 2019 Last week I gave my first speech to this House. It was a humbling and moving experience and one I will always remember. So many people have helped me along this journey that it was not...

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