Hon Mal Brough MP

Malcolm Brough

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Member for Fisher, Queensland

Liberal Party of Australia
House of Representatives

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Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 4970
(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

(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.

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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 (Chair from.11.2.14).

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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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  • 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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