Senator Jim Molan AO DSC
Senator for New South Wales
Senator Jim Molan retired from the Australian Army in 2008 after 40 years of service. He served as a field commander, infantryman, a helicopter pilot and a military diplomat in Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, East Timor, Malaysia, Germany, the US and Iraq.
Senator Molan’s involvement in politics began in 2012 when, along with now Prime Minister Scott Morrison, he co-authored the Coalition’s border control policy, Operation Sovereign Borders. Senator Molan was appointed as a Senator for New South Wales in December 2017 and left the Senate in July 2019. He was reappointed as a Senator in November 2019.
In the Senate, Senator Molan advocates for positions on immigration, Defence and national security that increase Australia’s self-reliance and put Australian sovereignty first.