Justin served as policy advisor to NSW Greens MPs, John Kaye MLC, Cate Faehrmann MLC, Jeremy Buckingham MLC and Tamara Smith MP.
Prior to entering the Parliament, Justin worked for a number of environmental NGOs. His work in environmental campaigning was focused on the impact of coal seam gas and coal mining on local communities and the environment and he was instrumental in the establishment and early strategy of the Lock the Gate movement.
Justin served as an officer in the Australian Army (Australian Intelligence Corps) between 2000 and 2007, attaining the rank of Captain. He graduated from Duntroon in June 2001 and served in the Pilbara Regiment, 4th Intelligence Company and the Joint Operations Task Force.
Justin is married to Melissa and they have a son Banjo.
Justin holds a Bachelor of Arts from from Deakin University and majored in International Relations. His areas of interest are the marine environment, adapting to the impacts of climate change and building resilient communities. Justin’s hobbies include surfing, gardening, cooking and yoga.
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