Mr Adam Bandt MP

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Member for Melbourne, Victoria

Party
Australian Greens
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

296 Brunswick Street
Fitzroy, VIC, 3065

Postal address

296 Brunswick Street
Fitzroy, VIC, 3065

Telephone:
(03) 9417 0759
Fax:
(03) 9417 2737

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4775
Fax:
(02) 6277 8583

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Melbourne, Victoria, 2010. Re-elected 2013 and 2016.
Committee service
  • Joint Select: Australia's Immigration Detention Network from 23.6.2011 to 30.3.2012; Australia's Clean Energy Future Legislation from 14.9.2011 to 7.10.2011.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Selection from 20.10.2010 to 5.8.2013; Economics from 15.9.2016; Environment and Energy from 10.5.2017 to 5.2.2018 (Supplementary member from 10.5.2017 to 5.2.2018).
Parliamentary party positions
  • Australian Greens Spokesperson on Employment and Workplace Relations; Emergency Services; Banking; Innovation and Industry, including High Speed Rail, Science and Research; Assisting on Climate and Energy; House of Representatives Reform from 1.7.2011 to 1.7.2012.
  • Deputy Leader of the Australian Greens from 13.4.2012 to 6.5.2015.
  • Australian Greens Spokesperson on Employment and Workplace Relations; Emergency Services; Banking, Innovation and Industry, including High Speed Rail, Science and Research; Assisting on Climate and Energy; House of Representatives Reform from 1.7.2012 to 1.7.2014.
  • Australian Greens portfolios: Employment and Workplace Relations; Finance; Innovation; Industry and Science from 1.7.2014 to 25.5.2015.
  • Australian Greens portfolios: Treasury; Employment and Workplace Relations; Innovation; Industry and Science; Arts from 25.5.2015 to 15.9.2015.
  • Australian Greens portfolios: Treasury, Employment and Workplace Relations; Industry, Energy and Science; Arts from 15.9.2015 to 25.8.2016.
  • Australian Greens portfolios: Climate Change; Energy; Employment and Workplace Relations; Science, Research and Innovation from 25.8.2016.
Party positions
  • National Convener, Australian Greens 2009
Personal
  • Born 11.3.1972, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • B.A(Hons)(Murdoch)
  • Ph.D (Monash)
  • Research officer, Swinburne Student Union 1996
  • Research officer, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Student Union 1997
  • Solicitor and Partner, Slater and Gordon 1997-2008
  • Barrister 2008-10
Electorate
  • Description: Inner Metropolitan
  • Location: inner Melbourne; it includes the central business district and the suburbs of Abbotsford, Ascot Vale, Carlton, Carlton North, Collingwood, East Melbourne, Fitzroy, Flemington, Kensington, North Melbourne, Parkville, Richmond and West Melbourne, and parts of Docklands and Fitzroy North.
  • Area: 46 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 111741 (at 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: heavy and light engineering, extensive manufacturing, commercial and retail activities (including Melbourne markets and central business district), dockyards, clothing and footwear industries, warehousing and distribution of whitegoods.
  • Electorate: Melbourne includes the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorates of Melbourne, and parts of Brunswick, Essendon and Richmond.