Jeremy Hanson

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Lieutenant Colonel Jeremy David Hanson, CSC (born 18 February 1967) is a former Australian Army officer and is an Australian politician with the Liberal Party of Australia, elected to the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly in the Molonglo electorate at the 2008 election.[1][2] He is the current Opposition Leader in the ACT as well as Shadow Minister for Health, Police, Corrections and Indigenous Affairs.

Hanson holds a bachelor's degree from the University of New England (Australia) and a master's degree in Management and Defence Studies from the University of Canberra. Before his election, Hanson served for 22 years in the Australian Army, reaching the rank of lieutenant colonel.[3] He was deployed to East Timor and Iraq, and earned the Conspicuous Service Cross.


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Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly
Preceded by
Member of the Legislative Assembly
for Molonglo

Political offices
Preceded by
Zed Seselja
Leader of the Opposition of the Australian Capital Territory