Australian politician who is best recognized for having served as the Deputy Leader of the Australian Greens. He is also known for having previously been a member of the Australian Parliament for Melbourne.
He attended Murdoch University where he was president of the student union. He started his career in politics as a member of the Labor Party in 1987. His first major political election came in 2007 when he ran for the federal Division of Melbourne.
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.
He has two daughters with his partner Claudia Perkins.