Ms Clare O'Neil MP
Shadow Minister for Justice and Federal Member for Hotham
Clare O'Neil was elected to the Parliament as the Federal Member for Hotham in 2013, and was re-elected in 2016.
In July 2016, Clare was appointed to the Shadow Ministry as the Shadow Minister for Justice. Clare is also a member of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement.
Immediately before entering Parliament, Clare worked in business as an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company. There, she worked with CEOs of Australian companies, helping them solve their most difficult problems.
Clare has Arts and Law degrees with Honours from Monash University, and a Master of Public Policy from Harvard University where she studied as a Fulbright Scholar.
Clare is a former Mayor of Greater Dandenong. At the age of 23, she was Australia’s youngest ever female Mayor.
Clare co-authored a book with Tim Watts MP, entitled ‘Two Futures - Australia at a Critical Moment’, in August 2015.