Mr Adam Bandt MP

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Member for Melbourne, Victoria

Party
Australian Greens
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

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, 2016 and 2019.
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 1.7.2014.
  • Deputy Leader of the Australian Greens from 13.4.2012 to 6.5.2015.
  • Australian Greens Spokesperson on Employment and Workplace Relations; Finance; Innovation; Industry and Science from 1.7.2014 to 25.5.2015.
  • Australian Greens Spokesperson on Treasury; Employment and Workplace Relations; Innovation; Industry and Science; Arts from 25.5.2015 to 15.9.2015.
  • Australian Greens Spokesperson on Treasury, Employment and Workplace Relations; Industry, Energy and Science; Arts from 15.9.2015 to 25.8.2016.
  • Australian Greens Spokesperson on Climate Change; Energy; Employment and Workplace Relations; Science, Research and Innovation from 25.8.2016 to 5.7.2019.
  • Co-Deputy Leader of the Australian Greens from 12.6.2019.
  • Australian Greens Spokesperson on Climate Change and Energy, Employment and Workplace Relations, Science, Research and Innovation and Public Sector from 5.7.2019.
Party positions
  • National Convener of the Australian Greens, 2009.
Personal
  • Born 11.3.1972, Adelaide, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • PhD (Monash University).
  • BA(Hons) (Murdoch University).
  • 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
  • Name: Melbourne
  • Location: The Division of Melbourne consists of: part of the Melbourne City Council, part of the Moonee Valley City Council, part of the Moreland City Council, and part of the Yarra City Council.
  • Area: 40 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 107,572 (at 7.6.2019)
  • Industries: Professional, scientific and technical services, financial services, accommodation and food services, health care, education and training, retail and manufacturing.