Bill Shorten

Former Leader at Australian Labor Party

Bill Shorten

Bill Shorten

Former Leader at Australian Labor Party


Parliament of Australia
Biography for SHORTEN, the Hon. William (Bill) Richard

Member for Maribyrnong (Vic)

Australian Labor Party
Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Maribyrnong, Victoria, 2007 and 2010.

Ministerial Appointments

Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Children's Services from 3.12.07 to 14.9.10.

Parliamentary Secretary for Victorian Bushfire Reconstruction from 25.2.09 to 14.9.10.

Assistant Treasurer from 14.9.10 to 14.12.11.

Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation from 14.9.10.

Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations from 14.12.11.

Conferences, Delegations and Visits

Official visits to China, September 2008; Hong Kong, January 2011; Vietnam, May 2011; New Zealand, September 2011; India, December 2011; Israel, April-May 2012; Switzerland, June 2012.

Party Positions

Delegate, ALP State Conference (Vic) from 1987.

Member, ALP State Administrative Committee (Vic) from 1989.

Delegate, ALP National Conference from 1998.

Member, ALP National Executive from 2004.

ALP State President (Vic) 2005-08.


Born 12.5.1967, Melbourne, Vic.


Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament

BA, LLB (Monash), MBA (Melb).

Director, Australian Super (formerly Superannuation Trust Australia) 1998-2007.

National Secretary, Australian Workers' Union 2001-07.

Director, Victorian Funds Management Corporation 2005-07.

Awarded Centenary Medal 2003.

Military Service

Australian Army Reserve 1985-86.


Description: outer metropolitan.

Location: north-western outskirts of Melbourne; it includes the suburbs of Aberfeldie, Airport West, Albion, Avondale Heights, Brooklyn, Essendon, Essendon North, Essendon West, Kealba, Keilor East, Keilor Park, Maribyrnong, Moonee Ponds, Niddrie, St Albans, Sunshine, Sunshine North and Tullamarine.

Area: 71 sq km (approx.)

Electors enrolled: 88 412 (at 21.8.10).

Industries: light manufacturing, retail and service industries.

State electorates: Maribyrnong includes parts of the Victorian Legislative Assembly electorates of Derrimut, Essendon, Footscray, Kororoit and Niddrie.

RelSci Relationships






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Minister for Health at Government of Australia

Relationship likelihood: Strong

President, New South Wales Branch at Australian Labor Party

Relationship likelihood: Strong

National President at Australian Labor Party

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Former Prime Minister at Government of Australia

Relationship likelihood: Average

Shadow Minister for Infrastructure & Transport at Parliament of Australia

Relationship likelihood: Average

President at Australian Institute of International Affairs

Relationship likelihood: Average

Professional at Moldflow Corp.

Relationship likelihood: Average

Former State Secretary at Australian Labor Party

Relationship likelihood: Weak

Former Prime Minister at Government of Australia

Relationship likelihood: Weak

Former National Executive Member at Australian Labor Party

Relationship likelihood: Weak

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Bill Shorten
Former Leader at Australian Labor Party
Family Members
Professional at Moldflow Corp.

Moldflow Corp. offers software, hardware, and material characterization solutions which optimize injection molded plastic products in all phases of the product design to manufacture process. Its products and services help to reduce operating cost of the manufacturing process and streamline the product introduction process. The company is headquartered in Framingham, MA.

Career History
Prior - 2019
Other Affiliations

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