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.



@GiuliaJonesMLA and @JeremyHansonMLA had a great time practicing their handball skills with Year 6 this morning. Thanks to both MLAs for coming out and hearing from teachers and students at Sacred Heart Primary School.


Former and current ACT police say the territory is marred by a lack of officers, putting them and the community at risk. via @cassieemorgan (Subscriber only)

Thirty years ago today, it looked as though socialism was finished for good. It had brought squalor and oppression in every place it had been tried. I would never have imagined, back then, that it would come back into fashion.


To contact Jeremy:

Phone: 02 6205 0133

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