Tim Watts (politician)

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Tim Watts
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Gellibrand
Assumed office
7 September 2013
Preceded by Nicola Roxon
Majority 16.53%
Personal details
Born (1982-06-08) 8 June 1982 (age 35)
Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
Political party Australian Labor Party
Spouse(s) Joyce Kwok
Children 2
Alma mater Bond University
Monash University
London School of Economics
Profession Lawyer
Website timwatts.net.au

Timothy Graham "Tim" Watts (born 8 June 1982) is an Australian politician. He has been an Australian Labor Party member of the Australian House of Representatives since September 2013, representing the Division of Gellibrand, Victoria. Prior to his election, Watts worked as a Telstra executive,[1][2] a political advisor to John Brumby and Stephen Conroy, and a solicitor at the firm Mallesons Stephen Jaques.[3] Watts holds a Bachelor of Laws with Honours from Bond University, a Master of Public Policy and Management from Monash University and a Master of Science in Politics and Communications from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Since about 2006, Watts has been the author of a blog entitled "Blogging the Bookshelf", in which he discusses the books that he has been reading.


  1. ^ "Labor candidate for Gellibrand Tim Watts powers ahead". Heraldsun.com.au. Retrieved 2014-02-13. 
  2. ^ "Watts takes seat". Footscray.starcommunity.com.au. Retrieved 2014-02-13. 
  3. ^ Mr Tim Watts MP, Parliament of Australia.

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Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Nicola Roxon
Member for Gellibrand