Australia’s defence environment and ALP strategy for Australia’s defence
Royal United Services Institute of Victoria Lunchtime Address - Richard Marles is currently the Shadow Minister for Defence and the Federal Member for Corio.
Richard’s previous appointments include Shadow Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Minister of Trade, Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Parliamentary Secretary for Pacific Island Affairs, Parliamentary Secretary for Innovation and Industry, and Chair of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Affairs.
Born in 1967, Richard was raised and educated in Geelong and went on to study Law and Science, achieving a LLB (Hons) and a BSc from the University of Melbourne.
He is a devoted Geelong Cats supporter, golf fanatic and local history enthusiast. He lives in Geelong with his wife Rachel and has four children, Sam, Isabella, Harvey and Georgia.
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