Alistair Coe

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Alistair Coe

Alistair Coe at 2CC in 2016.jpg
Coe in October 2016
Leader of the Opposition of the Australian Capital Territory
Assumed office
25 October 2016
DeputyNicole Lawder
Preceded byJeremy Hanson
Member of the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly
for Yerrabi
Assumed office
15 October 2016
Member of the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly
for Ginninderra
In office
29 October 2008 (2008-10-29) – 15 October 2016
Personal details
Alistair Bruce Coe

(1984-01-09) 9 January 1984 (age 35)
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Political partyLiberal Party
Spouse(s)Yasmin Coe
Alma materAustralian National University

Alistair Bruce Coe (born 9 January 1984) is an Australian politician who has been leader of the Liberal Party and Leader of the Opposition in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) since October 2016. He has been a member of the ACT Legislative Assembly since the 2008 election, representing the Ginninderra electorate (from 2008 to 2016) and the Yerrabi electorate (since 2016).[1][2][3]

Legislative Assembly[edit]

Coe's first speech in the ACT Legislative Assembly was on 9 December 2008.

His portfolio responsibilities[2] from 2008-2012 were as Shadow Minister for Urban Services, for Transport Services, for Housing, for Heritage, and for Youth. From 2012,[4] Coe's responsibilities included Shadow Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, for Planning & Infrastructure, for Transport, and for Heritage.

At the 2012 election, Coe was returned with a quota of 0.9.

When Zed Seselja, the Leader of the Opposition, mounted a bid to win preselection for the Senate for the 2013 Australian federal election, Coe was elected as Deputy Leader of the Liberals.

Personal life[edit]

Alistair Coe and Yasmin were married on 9 March 2013, at St Paul's Church, Manuka.

He was the Deputy Chairman of the International Young Democrat Union in 2011.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Alistair Coe". Member profile. Legislative Assembly for the ACT. 26 November 2013. Retrieved 10 November 2014.
  2. ^ a b Canberra Liberals - official website
  3. ^ "Mr Seselja statement". Hansard. Legislative Assembly for the ACT. 5 November 2008. Retrieved 10 December 2008.
  4. ^ "Shadow ministerial responsibilities". ACT Government. Archived from the original on 9 April 2013. Retrieved 6 February 2013.

External links[edit]

Media related to Alistair Coe at Wikimedia Commons