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Anthony John Sheehan (born 24 December 1948) is a former Australian politician. He obtained an economics degree at La Trobe University and was a school teacher at Heidleberg High School. He was elected branch secretary of the Victorian Secondary Teachers Association.

Tony Sheehan
Treasurer of Victoria
In office
21 January 1992 – 27 October 1992
PremierJoan Kirner
Preceded byTom Roper
Succeeded byAlan Stockdale
Personal details
Anthony John Sheehan

(1948-12-24) 24 December 1948 (age 70)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Political partyLabor Party
Spouse(s)Ann Charlton (m. 1978)
Alma materLa Trobe University

He was a member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly from the seat of Ivanhoe (1982–85) and Northcote (1988–98). He was a member of the ALP.

He held a number of ministerial positions in the government of Joan Kirner. He was the Minister for Housing and Construction in 1990–91. He was then appointed the Minister for Finance in 1991–92 and Treasurer from January to October 1992 when the Kirner government was defeated.[1] He resigned from parliament in 1998 and was succeeded in his seat by Mary Delahunty.


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Victorian Legislative Assembly
Preceded by
Bruce Skeggs
Member for Ivanhoe
Succeeded by
Vin Heffernan
Preceded by
Frank Wilkes
Member for Northcote
Succeeded by
Mary Delahunty
Political offices
Preceded by
Barry Pullen
Minister for Housing and Construction
Succeeded by
Andrew McCutcheon
as Minister for Planning and Housing
New ministry Minister for Finance
Succeeded by
John Harrowfield
Preceded by
Tom Roper
Treasurer of Victoria
Succeeded by
Alan Stockdale