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.



Why are bikie gangs still a problem in the ACT? Do we need to start directing concerns to a national level? Shadow Attorney-General @JeremyHansonMLA discusses the issue with @CJCau on #Canberra Live.

Welcome Home! 100 troops from the 3rd Battalion and other units of 3rd Brigade returned home this morning just in time for Christmas, after approximately six months on deployment to Iraq.

The Canberra Liberals are in mourning at the passing of Steve Doszpot MLA. We will miss Steve enormously and our prayers are with Maureen and the family at this time. Full statement here:

In three months, ACT raked in $480 million in general rates via @katie_b_burgess


To contact Jeremy:

Phone: 02 6205 0133

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