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)

Shop 10A and 10B, Cartwright Centre
Corner of Nicklin Way and Point Cartwright Drive
Buddina, QLD, 4575

Postal address
PO Box 1224
Buddina, QLD, 4575

Telephone:
(07) 5444 4888
Fax:
(07) 5452 6655

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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.
  • 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

  • Member, Liberal Party Caboolture 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: 88 324 (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 and Maroochydore.

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