Member for Murrumbidgee

Shadow Attorney-General
Shadow Minister for Veterans’ Affairs



After completing his secondary education in Queensland, he joined the Army in 1986 and graduated from the Royal Military College Duntroon in 1987. Jeremy’s service in the Army included command of an infantry platoon, and a parachute infantry company, as well as numerous staff and training appointments across Australia.

He also served throughout the World in such places as Germany, Papua New Guinea, Malaysia, East Timor and Iraq, where he commanded the Australian Army Training Team.

Jeremy left the Army in August 2008 as a Lieutenant Colonel in order to contest the ACT elections as a candidate for the Liberal Party and was elected to the ACT Assembly in October 2008.

Jeremy was elected as Member for Molonglo in 2008 and was re-elected in 2012. In February 2013 Jeremy was elected by his colleagues as the ACT Opposition Leader and is also the Shadow Attorney General, Shadow Minister for Health, Shadow Minister for Police, and Shadow Minister for Veterans’ Affairs.



More evidence that cannabis is linked to increased psychosis - so why are the ACT ALP and Greens are going to make it easier for young Canberrans to grow and smoke dope?

Under Labor, 50,000 people ­arrived on 800 boats, 1,200 people drowned at sea and 8,000 children were put in detention.

Only the Liberal and Nationals Government can be trusted with border security. #auspol

Guess what Santa brought the union movement for Christmas? The entire ACT Government.

Critics ignore the merits of Donald Trump’s Syrian strategy, writes David Kilcullen


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Phone: 02 6205 0133

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