The Hon Peter Dutton MP

Peter Dutton

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Member for Dickson, Queensland

Positions
Minister for Sport
Minister for Health
Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

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Seating Plan: Seating map

Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 7220
Fax:
(02) 6273 4146

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

3/199 Gympie Road
Strathpine, QLD, 4500

Postal address
PO Box 2012
Strathpine, QLD, 4500

Telephone:
(07) 3205 9977
Fax:
(07) 3205 5111

Connect with The Hon Peter Dutton MP

Email
Peter.Dutton.MP@aph.gov.au
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Websites
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/P_Dutton_MP

Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Dickson, Queensland, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2010 and 2013.

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Ministerial appointments

  • Minister for Workforce Participation from 26.10.04 to 27.1.06.
  • Minister for Revenue and Assistant Treasurer from 27.1.06 to 3.12.07.
  • Minister for Health from 18.9.13.
  • Minister for Sport from 18.9.13.

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Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: Employment and Workplace Relations from 20.3.02 to 31.8.04; Family and Community Services from 20.3.02 to 31.8.04; Economics from 11.3.08 to 25.9.08.
  • Joint Statutory: National Crime Authority from 20.3.02 to 1.1.03; Australian Crime Commission from 1.1.03 to 31.8.04.

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Conferences, delegations and visits

  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Fiji and Papua New Guinea, October-November 2002.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Indonesia, March 2003.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Belgium, France and UK, October 2005.
  • Official visits to India, May 2006; USA, June 2006; Palau, July 2007; New Zealand, July 2007 and June 2008; USA, September 2011.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry from 6.12.07 to 18.9.13. Shadow Minister for Finance, Competition Policy and Deregulation from 6.12.07 to 22.9.08; Shadow Minister for Health and Ageing from 22.9.08 to 18.9.13.

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Party positions

  • Policy Vice-Chair, Bayside Young Liberals 1989.
  • Chair, Bayside Young Liberals 1990.
  • Secretary, Liberal Party Brisbane Central Branch 2000.
  • Member, Government Backbench Committees on Attorney-General, Justice and Customs; Health and Ageing; Immigration, Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs.

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Personal

  • Born 18.11.1970, Brisbane, Qld.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BBus (Queensland University of Technology).
  • Police officer 1990-99.
  • Company director from 1993.

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Electorate

  • Description: outer metropolitan.

    Location: north-western outskirts of Brisbane; it includes the suburbs and towns of Albany Creek, Arana Hills, Bray Park, Brendale, Cashmere, Dayboro, Eatons Hill, Everton Hills, Ferny Hills, Joyner, Kallangur, Lawnton, Mount Glorious, Mount Nebo, Petrie, Samford Valley, Strathpine and Warner.

    Area: 772 sq km (approx.).

    Electors enrolled: 94 375 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: farming, retail and industrial activities.

    State electorates: Dickson includes parts of the Queensland Legislative Assembly electorates of Everton, Ferny Grove, Kallangur and Pine Rivers.

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