Mr Ken O'Dowd MP

Kenneth O'Dowd

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Member for Flynn, Queensland

The Nationals
House of Representatives

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Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 4380
(02) 6277 8495

Electorate Office 1

(Principal Office)

76 Goondoon Street
Gladstone, QLD, 4680

Postal address
76 Goondoon Street
Gladstone, QLD, 4680

(07) 4972 5465
(07) 4972 0888

Electorate Office 2

2/115 Egerton Street
Emerald, QLD, 4720

Postal address
PO Box 432
Emerald, QLD, 4720

(07) 4982 4266
(07) 4982 4025

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Flynn, Queensland, 2010 and 2013.

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Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: Publications from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Appropriations and Administration from 4.12.13; House from 4.12.13 (Chair from 25.6.14).
  • Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Treaties from 11.12.13.
  • Joint Select: Trade and Investment Growth from 25.9.14 (Chair from 27.11.14).

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  • Born 30.6.1950, Gladstone, Qld.
  • Single.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • Self-employed business owner from 1978: fuel distributorship 1978-98; publican 1998-2004; timber and hardware merchant from 1998; company director from 2006.

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  • State electorates: Flynn includes the Queensland Legislative Assembly electorate of Gladstone, and parts of Burnett, Callide, Gregory, Mirani and Rockhampton.
    Description: rural.

    Location: cental western and eastern Queensland; it includes the towns of Agnes Water, Banana, Biloela, Biggenden, Blackwater, Boyne Island, Calliope, Duaringa, Eidsvold, Emerald, Gayndah, Gladstone, Gracemere, Miriam Vale, Monto, Mount Morgan, Moura, Mundubbera, Perry, Sapphire, Tannum Sands, Taroom, Theodore, Wondai and Woorabinda.

    Area: 133 063 sq km (approx.).

    Electors enrolled: 95 357 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: coal, oil, gas, orchards, cotton, grain, cattle and sheep. The port of Gladstone is a major export facility for the area.

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