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Chris Bowen

Chris Bowen is an Australian politician elected to the Federal Parliament as Member for Prospect in October 2004 until the seat was abolished, and he has represented McMahon since 2010. Mr Bowen graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Economics and won the Australian Transport Officers Federation Prize for the best industrial relations student. He joined the Labor Party in 1988 and was briefly the Interim Leader of the Labor Party and Leader of the Opposition in 2013. Prior to that, he served in a number of positions in the Rudd and Gillard Governments including as Minister for Financial Services, Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, and Treasurer. Under the Shorten government, Mr Bowen was the Shadow Treasurer. In 2019, Mr Bowen became the Shadow Minister for Health under the Albanese government.
Bio last updated 04 Jun 2019

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Positions - Current

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Member for McMahon, NSW
Parliament of Australia
Parliament of Australia
2010
Member (Acting Leader Sept-Oct 2013)
Australian Labor Party
Australian Labor Party
1988

Positions - Previous

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Treasurer, Minister for Small Business
Parliament of Australia
Parliament of Australia
2013 - 2013
Minister for Immigration & Citizenship
Parliament of Australia
Parliament of Australia
2010 - 2013
Minister for Financial Services, Superannuation & Corporate Law
Parliament of Australia
Parliament of Australia
2009 - 2010
Federal Member for Prospect (NSW)
Parliament of Australia
Parliament of Australia
2004 - 2010
Assistant Treasurer
Parliament of Australia
Parliament of Australia
2007 - 2009

Roles

2010
Member for McMahon, NSW
1988
Member (Acting Leader Sept-Oct 2013)
Year started and most recent title

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