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Adam Bandt

Bandt in 2010
Leader of the Australian Greens
Assumed office
4 February 2020
Deputy Larissa Waters
Nick McKim
Preceded by Richard Di Natale
Deputy Leader of the Australian Greens
In office
21 July 2017 – 4 February 2020
Serving with Larissa Waters
Leader Richard Di Natale
Preceded by Scott Ludlam and
Larissa Waters
Succeeded by Nick McKim and
Larissa Waters
In office
13 April 2012 – 6 May 2015
Leader Christine Milne
Preceded by Christine Milne
Succeeded by Scott Ludlam and
Larissa Waters
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Melbourne
Assumed office
21 August 2010
Preceded by Lindsay Tanner
Personal details
Born
Adam Paul Bandt

11 March 1972 (1972-03-11) (age 49)
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Political party Green (since 2004)
Other political
affiliations
Labor (until 1989)
Spouse(s)
Claudia Perkins (m. 2013)
Children 2
Residence Flemington, Victoria, Australia
Education Hollywood Senior High School
Alma mater Murdoch University
Monash University
Occupation Industrial lawyer
(Slater & Gordon)
Profession Solicitor
Politician

Adam Paul Bandt (born 11 March 1972) is an Australian politician and former industrial lawyer. He is the leader of the Australian Greens and federal MP for Melbourne.

He was co-deputy leader of the Greens from 2012 to 2015 and 2017 to 2020. He was elected leader after the resignation of Richard Di Natale in February 2020.

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