The Hon Mal Brough MP

Malcolm Brough

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Member for Fisher, Queensland

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

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Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4970
Fax:
(02) 6277 2860

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

The Edge, Upper Level East,
Unit 11, 10 Lake Kawana Boulevard
Bokarina, QLD, 4575

Postal address
PO Box 1224
Bokarina, QLD, 4575

Telephone:
(07) 5493 5556
Fax:
(07) 5493 8557

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Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/M_Brough_MP

Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Longman, Queensland, 1996, 1998, 2001 and 2004. Defeated at general elections 2007.
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Fisher, Queensland, 2013.

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Ministerial appointments

  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business from 16.2.00 to 30.1.01.
  • Minister for Employment Services from 14.2.01 to 18.7.04.
  • Minister Assisting the Minister for Defence from 7.10.03 to 18.7.04.
  • Minister for Revenue and Assistant Treasurer from 18.7.04 to 27.1.06.
  • Minister for Families and Community Services and Indigenous Affairs from 27.1.06 to 3.12.07.

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Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: Employment, Education and Training from 30.5.96 to 31.8.98; Industry, Science and Resources from 21.6.99 to 8.3.00; Infrastructure and Communications from 4.12.13 to 24.9.14.
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 8.12.98 to 7.3.00.
  • Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 18.6.96 to 31.8.98; National Disability Insurance Scheme from 4.12.13.

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Conferences, delegations and visits

  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Papua-New Guinea, Kiribati, Tuvalu and Vanuatu, October 1997.
  • Study tour, USA, UK and Ireland, April 1999.
  • Attended 20th AIPO Conference, Philippines and bilateral visit to Cambodia, September 1999.
  • Official visits to Iraq and East Timor, April 2004; Papua New Guinea, December 2004 and September 2005; USA, January 2007.

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Party positions

  • State President, Liberal Party (Qld) 2008.
  • Member, Liberal Party Kawana Branch.

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Personal

  • Born 29.12.1961, Brisbane, Qld.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • Military service 1979-87.
  • Private sector business 1988-96.

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Electorate

  • Description: rural.

    Location: central and southern Sunshine Coast north of Brisbane; it includes the centres of Beerburrum, Beerwah, Caloundra, Kawana, Landsborough, Maleny, Minyama, Montville and Sippy Downs. It also includes Glass House Mountains.

    Area: 1170 sq km (approx.).

    Electors enrolled: 88 383 (at 7.9.13).

    Industries: tourism, service industries, education, pineapple, orchard and flower crops, dairy and beef cattle farming, and horse racing.

    State electorates: Fisher includes the Queensland Legislative Assembly electorates of Caloundra and Kawana, and parts of Glass House, Maroochydore and Nicklin.

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