The Hon Bill Shorten is the Federal Member for Maribyrnong and Leader of the Opposition.
Bill joined the Labor Party during his last year of secondary schooling aged 17 and has since devoted his entire adult life to serving the labour movement.
He was first elected as the Member for Maribyrnong at the 2007 Federal Election. Bill was sworn into the Labor Ministry in September 2010 and promoted to Cabinet in December 2011.
As a senior member of the Labor Government, Bill has played a key role in securing a number of historic Labor reforms.
Bill has an enduring interest in social justice issues such as domestic violence, equal opportunity at work, and as a father of three and a stepdad the increasing diversity of families in Australia.
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