contact Representative Jim Chalmers of Queensland

James Edward Chalmers is an Australian politician and the current Treasurer of Australia in the Albanese government since May 2022. Chalmers was born in Brisbane in 1978 to Graham and Carol Chalmers. He grew up in Logan City in Brisbane’s south and attended Catholic schools before going on to complete a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Communication at Griffith University. He then completed a PhD in political science at the Australian National University, focusing on the prime ministership of Paul Keating.

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