He joined the Greens in 2004 and completed a PhD thesis at Monash University in 2008 entitled: “Work to Rule: Rethinking Marx, Pashukanis and Law.” First elected to a federal seat for Melbourne in 2010, Bandt was re-elected in 2013, 2016, and 2019. His key policy interests are environment, human rights, refugees, and economic inequality.
Adam Paul Bandt (born 11 March 1972) is an Australian politician, former industrial lawyer and former Deputy Leader of the Australian Greens.Bandt was elected to the Division of Melbourne in the House of Representatives, the lower house of the Parliament of Australia, at the 2010 federal election.He is the second member of the Australian Greens to be elected to the House of Representatives.
Adam Bandt, who joined the Greens in 2004, has become the party's leader.
Bandt has read both Hegel and Marx in German and did a PhD thesis on the foundations of law under the supervision of Andrew Milner at Monash University, who insisted that his student was a Marxist, at least in the theoretical sense.
Learn about Adam Bandt: his birthday, what he did before fame, his family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings,. He is also known for having earned his PhD in law and politics from Monash University with his thesis focusing on a rethinking of Karl Marx.
Bandt is a lapsed communist. Sunday Herald Sun, September 23, 2012: Greens deputy leader Adam Bandt kept prying eyes from his PhD thesis exploring the theories of Karl Marx by slapping a three.
Adam Bandt is well-placed to boost the Greens’ electoral fortunes. Adam Bandt made clear in his first press conference as Greens leader that he would not be doing deals with the Coalition.
I’ll confess, I am a bit of an Adam Bandt fan girl, so naturally I found him an impressive speaker who made getting into politics with a PhD seem both possible and important. Adam talked about fitting in the final stages of his PhD write up with campaigning and doing the political work that finally resulted in him being voted first lower house Greens member of parliament.