Mr Ken O'Dowd MP

Kenneth O'Dowd

Track (What's this?)

Member for Flynn, Queensland

Party
The Nationals
Chamber
House of Representatives

Read biography

Seating Plan: Seating map

Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4380
Fax:
(02) 6277 8495

Electorate Office 1

(Principal Office)

76 Goondoon Street
Gladstone, QLD, 4680

Postal address
76 Goondoon Street
Gladstone, QLD, 4680

Telephone:
(07) 4972 5465
Fax:
(07) 4972 0888

Electorate Office 2

2/115 Egerton Street
Emerald, QLD, 4720

Postal address
PO Box 432
Emerald, QLD, 4720

Telephone:
(07) 4982 4266
Fax:
(07) 4982 4025

Connect with Ken O'Dowd

Connect
Contact form  
Websites
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/K_O'Dowd_MP

Biography

In this section:


Parliamentary service

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

Back to top

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.
  • 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.

Back to top

Personal

  • Born 30.6.1950, Gladstone, Qld.
  • Single.

Back to top

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.

Back to top

Electorate

  • 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.

Back to top

Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Add | Email Print
Back to top