Mr Tim Watts MP

Member for Gellibrand, Victoria

Australian Labor Party
House of Representatives

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PO Box 6022
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Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 4537
(02) 6277 2327

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97 Geelong Road
Footscray, VIC, 3011

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97 Geelong Road
Footscray, VIC, 3011

(03)9687 7661
(03) 9687 7151

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Gellibrand, Victoria

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Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Gellibrand, Victoria, 2013 and 2016.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Education and Employment from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Publications from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Tax and Revenue from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Health from 14.7.14 to 19.10.15; Communications and the Arts from 19.10.15 to 9.5.16 and from 15.9.16.
  • Joint Statutory: Corporations and Financial Services from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Public Accounts and Audit from 4.12.13 to 12.2.15.
  • Joint Standing: Treaties from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16.
  • Born 8.6.1982, Toowoomba, Qld.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • LLB(Hons) (Bond).
  • MPPM (Monash).
  • MSc Politics and Communication(Hons) (LSE).
  • Solicitor, Mallesons Stephen Jaques 2003-05.
  • Deputy Chief of Staff to Senator the Hon. SM Conroy 2005-07 and 2008-09.
  • Senior Adviser to the Hon. JM Brumby 2009.
  • Telstra Manager 2009-13.
    Description: inner metropolitan.
    Location: western Melbourne; it includes the suburbs of Albion, Altona, Altona North, Ardeer, Brooklyn, Footscray, West Footscray, Kingsville, Newport, Seaholme, South Kingsville, Spotswood, Sunshine, Sunshine West, Tottenham, Williamstown and Yarraville, and parts of Altona Meadows and Maidstone.
    Area: 102 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 102 190 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: food processing, petrochemical and carbon products, marine engineering facilities, transport facilities, warehousing, tertiary education, tourism and retail industries.
    State electorates: Gellibrand includes the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorate of Williamstown, and parts of Altona, Footscray, St Albans and Tarneit.