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Chris Bowen

Minister for Financial Services, Superannuation and Corporate Law

9 June 2009 - 14 September 2010


Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Prospect, New South Wales, 2004.

Committee Service

House of Representatives Standing: Economics, Finance and Pubic Administration from 2.12.04.

Parliamentary Party Positions

Assistant Treasurer and Minister for Competition Policy & Consumer Affairs from 03.12.07

Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry from 07.12.06

Shadow Assistant Treasurer from 10.12.06; Shadow Minister for Revenue and Competition Policy from 10.12.06.

Party positions

Member, ALP from 1988.

Secretary, ALP Smithfield Branch from 1991.

President, ALP Fairfield State Electorate Council from 1992.

ALP Assistant General Returning Officer (NSW) from 1993.


Born 17.1.1973, Sydney, NSW.


Qualifications and occupation before entering federal Parliament

BEc (Syd).

Research and media officer to the Hon JA Crosio, MP 1994-95.

Industrial officer, Finance Sector Union 1995-2000.

Senior adviser to the Hon. PC Scully, MLA (NSW) 2000-01; Chief of Staff 2001-04.

Local government service

Councillor, Fairfield City Council 1995-2004.

Mayor, Fairfield City Council 1998-99.

President, Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils 1999-2001.