Mr Andrew Giles MP

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Member for Scullin, Victoria

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Shop 23-25
314-360 Childs Rd
Mill Park, VIC, 3082

Postal address

PO Box 167
Mill Park LPO, VIC, 3082

Telephone:
(03) 9404 1911

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4044
Fax:
(02) 6277 8417

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Scullin, Victoria, 2013. Re-elected 2016 and 2019.
Committee service
  • Joint Standing: Public Accounts and Audit from 18.3.2014 to 9.5.2016; Electoral Matters from 15.9.2016.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Environment from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016; Indigenous Affairs from 4.12.2013 to 19.10.2015; Privileges and Members' Interests from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016; Infrastructure and Communications from 26.3.2014 to 13.10.2015; Infrastructure, Transport and Cities from 10.11.2015 to 9.5.2016; Infrastructure, Transport and Cities from 15.9.2016; Privileges and Members' Interests from 10.10.2016; Employment, Education and Training from 31.5.2017 to 21.5.2018 (Supplementary member from 14.6.2017 to 21.5.2018); Employment, Education and Training from 21.5.2018.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Shadow Assistant Minister for Schools from 23.7.2016 to 2.6.2019.
  • Shadow Minister for Cities and Urban Infrastructure from 2.6.2019.
  • Shadow Minister for Multicultural Affairs from 2.6.2019.
  • Shadow Minister Assisting for Immigration and Citizenship from 2.6.2019.
Party positions
  • Member of the Australian Labor Party from 1992.
  • Delegate to the Australian Labor Party State Conference (Vic.) from 1997.
  • Member of the Australian Labor Party State Administrative Committee (Vic.) from 1999.
  • Party Officer and Trustee of the Australian Labor Party (Vic.) from 2006.
  • Delegate to the Australian Labor Party National Conference, 2007.
  • Delegate to the Australian Labor Party National Conference, 2009.
  • Delegate to the Australian Labor Party National Conference, 2011.
Personal
  • Born 31.7.1973, Melbourne, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA(Hons) (University of Melbourne)
  • LLB(Hons) (University of Melbourne)
  • Senior Associate, Holding Redlich lawyers and consultants
  • Chief of Staff and Senior Adviser to Ministers Jennings and D'Ambrosio in the Bracks and Brumby Victorian Governments
  • Electorate officer
  • Principal lawyer, Slater and Gordon 2012-13
Electorate
  • Location: north-eastern outskirts of Melbourne; it includes the suburbs of Diamond Creek, Epping, Lalor, Mill Park, Plenty, Watsonia North, Wattle Glen and Yarrambat, and parts of Bundoora, Greensborough, Hurstbridge, South Morang, Thomastown and Wollert.
  • Area: 169 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 110,570 (at 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: manufacturing, light industrial, food processing, packaging and distribution, health and education.
  • Electorate: Scullin includes parts of the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorates of Bundoora, Eltham, Mill Park, Thomastown and Yan Yean.