Hon Mark Dreyfus QC, MP

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Member for Victoria

Deputy Manager of Opposition Business
Australian Labor Party
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PO Box 6022
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Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 4205
(02) 6277 8523

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566 Main Street
Mordialloc, VIC, 3195

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566 Main Street
Mordialloc, VIC, 3195

(03) 9580 4651
(03) 9587 9534

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Isaacs, Victoria

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Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Isaacs, Victoria, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Climate Change, Water, Environment and the Arts from 19.02.08 to 19.07.10; Legal and Constitutional Affairs from 19.02.08 to 19.07.10 (Chair from 13.03.08 to 19.7.10); Environment from 04.12.13 to 09.05.16; Social Policy and Legal Affairs from 04.12.13 to 09.05.16.
  • Joint Statutory: Intelligence and Security from 12.03.08 to 19.07.10 and from 26.11.14 to 09.05.16.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Deputy Manager of Opposition Business in the House from 18.10.13.
  • Shadow Minister for the Arts from 18.10.13 to 23.07.16.
  • Shadow Attorney-General from 18.10.13.
  • Shadow Minister for National Security from 23.07.16.
Party positions
  • Member, ALP from 1979.
  • President, ALP Collingwood Branch 1985.
  • Chair, ALP Panel of Review (Vic.) 1998.
  • Chair, ALP National Policy Committee 2008-09.
  • Born 3.10.1956, Perth, WA.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA, LLB (Melb).
  • Field officer, Northern Land Council, Darwin 1979-81.
  • Research Fellow, National Research Institute of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine 1982.
  • Solicitor 1982-85.
  • Ministerial adviser to the State Attorney-General, State Minister for Planning and State Minister for Corrections (Vic.) 1985-87.
  • Barrister 1987-2007.
  • Appointed Queen's Counsel 1999.
    Description: outer metropolitan.
    Location: south-eastern Melbourne; it includes the suburbs of Aspendale, Aspendale Gardens, Bonbeach, Braeside, Carrum, Chelsea, Chelsea Heights, Dandenong South, Edithvale, Keysborough, Mordialloc, Parkdale, Patterson Lakes and Waterways, and parts of Carrum Downs, Lyndhurst, Mentone, Noble Park and Skye.
    Area: 166 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 97 897 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: light manufacturing.
    State electorates: Isaacs includes parts of the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorates of Carrum, Dandenong, Keysborough, Mordialloc and Sandringham.