Jim Chalmers (Queensland politician)

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Dr Jim Chalmers
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Rankin
Assumed office
7 September 2013
Preceded by Craig Emerson
Personal details
Born (1978-03-02) 2 March 1978 (age 36)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Political party Australian Labor Party
Alma mater Griffith University, Australian National University

James Edward "Jim" Chalmers (born 2 March 1978) is an Australian politician. He is the Labor Party member for Rankin in the Australian House of Representatives.

Chalmers holds a PhD in commerce from the Australian National University and was chief of staff to Wayne Swan as Treasurer from 2010 to 2013. In 2013, he left his role as chief of staff to the Treasurer to become the Executive Director of the Chifley Research Centre.[1] He left this role in July, when he was preselected to succeed Craig Emerson as the Labor candidate for Rankin. He was elected at the 2013 election.[2]


External links[edit]

Summary of parliamentary voting for Jim Chalmers MP on TheyVoteForYou.org.au

Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Craig Emerson
Member for Rankin