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Mr Tim Watts MP

Mr Tim Watts MP

Member for Gellibrand, Victoria

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

97 Geelong Road
Footscray, VIC, 3011

Postal address

97 Geelong Road
Footscray, VIC, 3011

Telephone:
(03) 9687 7661
Fax:
(03) 9687 7151

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4537
Fax:
(02) 6277 2327

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Gellibrand, Victoria, 2013. Re-elected 2016 and 2019.
Committee service
  • Joint Statutory: Corporations and Financial Services from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016; Public Accounts and Audit from 4.12.2013 to 12.2.2015; Public Accounts and Audit from 22.7.2019.
  • Joint Standing: Treaties from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016; National Broadband Network from 23.7.2019.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Education and Employment from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016; Publications from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016; Tax and Revenue from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016; Health from 14.7.2014 to 19.10.2015; Communications and the Arts from 19.10.2015 to 9.5.2016; Communications and the Arts from 15.9.2016 to 11.4.2019; Social Policy and Legal Affairs from 10.6.2020 (Supplementary member from 10.6.2020).
Parliamentary party positions
  • Shadow Assistant Minister for Communications from 2.6.2019.
  • Shadow Assistant Minister for Cyber Security from 2.6.2019.
Personal
  • Born 8.6.1982, Toowoomba, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • MPPM (Monash University).
  • MSc(Pol&Comm)(Hons) (London School of Economics and Political Science).
  • LLB(Hons) (Bond University).
  • Solicitor at Mallesons Stephen Jaques from 2003 to 2005.
  • Deputy Chief of Staff to Senator the Hon. S Conroy from 2005 to 2007.
  • Deputy Chief of Staff to Senator the Hon. S Conroy from 2008 to 2009.
  • Senior Adviser to the Hon. J Brumby, 2009.
  • Manager at Telstra from 2009 to 2013.
Electorate
  • Name: Gellibrand
  • Location: The Division of Gellibrand consists of: Hobsons Bay City Council, part of the Maribyrnong City Council, and part of Wyndham City Council.
  • Area: 124 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 111,194 (at 12.6.2019)
  • Industries: Manufacturing, transportation and warehousing, construction, food processing, education and training, healthcare, tourism and retail.