Mr Luke Gosling OAM, MP

Member for Solomon, Northern Territory

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

3/266 Trower Road
Casuarina, NT, 0810

Postal address

PO Box 43300
Casuarina, NT, 0810

Telephone:
(08) 8928 0180

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4933
Fax:
(02) 6277 8427

Connect with Mr Luke Gosling OAM, MP

Email
Luke.Gosling.MP@aph.gov.au
Social media

Websites
Personal website

Alternative URL

http://www.aph.gov.au/L_Gosling_MP

Electorate details

Solomon, Northern Territory

Electorate map
Electorate profile

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Solomon, Northern Territory, 2016.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources from 15.9.16.
Party positions
  • Deputy Chair, ALP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Caucus Committee.
Personal
  • Born 17.9.1971, Melbourne, Vic.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA (UNSW ADFA), 1992.
  • Royal Military College (Duntroon), 1993.
  • Level 3 in Bahasa Indonesian (UNSW ADFA), 1999.
  • Military Officer, 1990-2001.
  • Founder, Life, Love and Health not-for-profit (Timor-Leste), 2002-05.
  • Military Officer, Australian Army, Timor-Leste, 2005-08.
  • Founder, Remote Area Health Corps, 2008.
  • Advisor, Office of the President of Timor-Leste, 2008-10.
  • Chief Executive Officer, St Vincent de Paul Society, 2010-11.
  • Advisor, Senator for the Northern Territory and Member for Lingiari (NT), 2011-16.
Military Service
  • Australian Army, 1990-2001.
  • Parachute Infantry, Commandos, Defence Cooperation Programs, Norforce and overseas service in Malaysia and Timor-Leste.
Electorate
    Description: inner metropolitan.
    Location: Darwin and urban fringes; it includes the cities of Darwin and Palmerston and the unincorporated areas of the Darwin Rates Act Area and East Arm.
    Area: 337 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 69 938 (as at 2.7.2016).
    Industries: tourism, mining, horticulture, fishing and light industry.
    Territory electorates: Solomon includes the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly electorates of Blain, Brennan, Casuarina, Fannie Bay, Fong Lim, Johnston, Karama, Nightcliff, Port Darwin, Sanderson, Wanguri and parts of Drysdale and Nelson.
Honours
  • Order of Australia Medal (for development work and fundraising for Timor-Leste), 2006.
  • Timor-Leste Presidential Medal of Merit, 2006.