Mr Tim Watts MP

<%=Pdata.FullName%>

Member for Gellibrand, Victoria

Positions
Deputy Chair of Standing Committee on Communications and the Arts
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.
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.
  • Joint Standing: Treaties from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016.
  • 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.
Personal
  • Born 8.6.1982, Toowoomba, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • LL.B(Hons) (Bond)
  • M.PPM (Monash)
  • M.Sc Politics and Communication(Hons) (LSE)
  • Solicitor, Mallesons Stephen Jaques 2003-05
  • Deputy Chief of Staff to Senator the Hon. SM Conroy 2005-07
  • Deputy Chief of Staff to Senator the Hon. SM Conroy 2008-09
  • Senior Adviser to the Hon. JM Brumby 2009
  • Telstra Manager 2009-13
Electorate
  • Description: Inner Metropolitan
  • Location: western Melbourne; it includes the suburbs of Albion, Altona, Altona Meadows (part), Altona North, Ardeer, Brooklyn, Footscray, West Footscray, Kingsville, Maidstone (part), Newport, Seaholme, South Kingsville, Sunshine, Sunshine West, Spotswood, Tottenham, Yarraville and Williamstown.
  • Area: 102 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 108469 (at 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: food processing, petrochemical and carbon products; marine engineering and transport facilities, warehousing, tourism, education, industrial and commercial parks and retail.