Adam Bandt

Australian politician

Adam Paul Bandt (born 11 March 1972) is an Australian politician and former industrial lawyer. He is the leader of the Australian Greens and federal MP for Melbourne.

Adam Bandt

Bandt in 2010
Leader of the Australian Greens
Assumed office
4 February 2020
DeputyLarissa Waters
Nick McKim
Preceded byRichard Di Natale
Deputy Leader of the Australian Greens
In office
21 July 2017 – 4 February 2020
Serving with Larissa Waters
LeaderRichard Di Natale
Preceded byScott Ludlam and
Larissa Waters
Succeeded byNick McKim and
Larissa Waters
In office
13 April 2012 – 6 May 2015
LeaderChristine Milne
Preceded byChristine Milne
Succeeded byScott Ludlam and
Larissa Waters
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Melbourne
Assumed office
21 August 2010
Preceded byLindsay Tanner
Personal details
Adam Paul Bandt

(1972-03-11) 11 March 1972 (age 52)
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Political partyGreen (since 2004)
Other political
Labor (until 1989)
Claudia Perkins (m. 2013)
ResidenceFlemington, Victoria, Australia
EducationHollywood Senior High School
Alma materMurdoch University
Monash University
OccupationIndustrial lawyer
(Slater & Gordon)
WebsiteOfficial website

He was co-deputy leader of the Greens from 2012 to 2015 and 2017 to 2020. He was elected leader after the resignation of Richard Di Natale in February 2020.[1]

References change

  1. Karp, Paul (2020-02-04). "Adam Bandt pledges to push for Australian Green New Deal after being elected Greens leader". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2020-02-04.