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BANDT, AdamBiography for BANDT, Adam

Member for Melbourne (Vic)

Australian Greens



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 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.


Party Positions

National Convener, Australian Greens 2009


Personal

Born 11.3.1972, Adelaide, Australia

Married


Qualifications and Occupations 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.