Felix Ellis was elected as Member of Braddon in 2020 and is a qualified plumber and gasfitter.
Felix grew up in the remote Kimberley region of Western Australia. He learned the importance of serving his community through the example of his parents, with his mother working as a remote area nurse in Aboriginal communities and his father working as a plumber in civil and residential construction in the local area.
Felix is passionate about making Tasmania a place where young families can find opportunities, get a great education and enjoy the Tasmanian way of life.
His priorities are regional jobs, small business, education and training.
Felix has been appointed to a number of Parliamentary positions, including Deputy Chair of Committees and membership of the Public Works Committee and the Parliamentary Library Committee.
Felix enjoys surf life saving, tennis, chess and hiking. He is a member of his local volunteer fire brigade, a blood donor and has been on a wide range of volunteer community boards and committees. Felix was the Vice President of the Devonport Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Prior to entering Parliament, Felix was undertaking a Bachelor of Global Logistics and Maritime Management at the Australian Maritime College (AMC) in Launceston.
Felix has lived in small towns all over the North West and West Coast and has settled down in Sassafras with his wife Margot and son William.