Hon Mal Brough MP

Malcolm Brough

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Member for Fisher, Queensland

Special Minister of State
Minister for Defence Materiel and Science
Liberal Party of Australia
House of Representatives

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Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 7820
(02) 6277 4140

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

(07) 5493 5556
(07) 5493 8557


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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.
  • Special Minister of State from 21.9.15.
  • Minister for Defence Materiel and Science from 21.9.15.

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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 to 12.10.15 (Chair from.11.2.14 to 12.10.15).

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Party positions

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

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  • 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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  • 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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