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BANDT, AdamBiography for BANDT, Adam

Member for Melbourne (Vic)

The Greens



Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Melbourne, Victoria, 2010, 2013 and 2016.


Committee Service

House of Representatives Standing: Selection from 20.10.10 to 5.8.13; Economics from 15.9.16.

Joint Select: Australia's Immigration Detention Network from 23.6.11 to 30.3.12; Australia's Clean Energy Future Legislation from 14.9.11 to 7.10.11.


Parliamentary Party Positions

Deputy Leader of the Australian Greens from 13.4.12 to 6.5.15.

Australian Greens portfolios: 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 1.7.11 to 1.7.12.

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 1.7.12 to 1.7.14.

Employment and Workplace Relations; Finance; Innovation; Industry and Science from 1.7.14 to 25.5.15.

Treasury; Employment and Workplace Relations; Innovation; Industry and Science; Arts from 25.5.15 to 15.9.15.

Treasury, Employment and Workplace Relations; Industry, Energy and Science; Arts from 15.9.15 to 25.8.16.

Climate Change; Energy; Employment and Workplace Relations; Science, Research and Innovation from 25.8.16.


Party Positions

National Convener, Australian Greens 2009.


Personal

Born 11.3.1972, Adelaide, SA.

Married.


Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament

BA(Hons)(Murdoch), PhD (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 (approx.).

Electors enrolled: 99 130 (at 7.9.13).

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.

State electorates: Melbourne includes the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorates of Melbourne, and parts of Brunswick, Essendon and Richmond.