Member for Ginninderra
Gordon is a well-known and much-respected Canberran who was elected as Member for Ginninderra in October 2016.
He lives in Latham with his family and worked at Kippax Uniting Church for 19 years before his election. During that time, Gordon established and grew UnitingCare Kippax into one of Canberra’s best known and respected community service bodies.
Gordon has been involved in a wide range of local and ACT-wide bodies, all of which have aimed to improve the quality of life for Canberrans, especially those who are doing it tough. He has worked for ACT Anti Poverty Week and ACTCOSS, and has been a member of the ACT Community Inclusion Board and a Community Inclusion Advocate.
A lawyer before his movement into the community sector, Gordon brings clear thinking and understanding to his work, his advocacy and the way that he relates to people of all ages.
He was recognised in 2014 as a finalist in the Act Local Hero category of the Australian of the Year awards.
Gordon was promoted to the Ministry in October 2016. He is currently the ACT Attorney-General and Minister for the Regulatory Services, Arts and Community Events and Veterans and Seniors portfolios.