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.



Under Labor, the gender pay gap increased from 15.5% to 17.2%. Under our Government it has fallen to 14.5% and heading in right direction #Moretodo.

ACT Health review: how did we get here? via @canberratimes

Tune in to ABC1, ABC24, or ABC online from 12.30pm today to see our Director Dr Brendan Nelson present a National Press Club address ‘We’re all Australians now: 1918 and the war that changed us’, commemorating the centenary of the final year of WW1. #honourtheirspirit

I’ll be getting on my motorcycle and putting on my best threads on 30 Sep to raise awareness and funds for prostate cancer and men's mental health. Please click below to find out more and help out


To contact Jeremy:

Phone: 02 6205 0133

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