Hon Wayne Swan MP

Member for Lilley, Queensland

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

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Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4311
Fax:
(02) 6277 2399

Electorate Office

Principal Office

1162 Sandgate Road
Nundah, QLD, 4012

Postal address

PO Box 182
Nundah, QLD, 4012

Telephone:
(07) 3266 8244
Fax:
(07) 3266 4263

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Websites
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Alternative URL

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

Electorate details

Lilley, Queensland

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Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Lilley, Queensland, 1993. Defeated at general elections 1996. Re-elected 1998, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016.
Ministerial appointments
  • Treasurer from 3.12.07 to 27.6.13.
  • Deputy Prime Minister from 24.6.10 to 27.6.13.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Transport, Communications and Infrastructure from 12.5.93 to 29.1.96.
  • Joint: Electoral Matters from 26.5.93 to 29.1.96.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry from 19.10.98 to 1.12.00 and from 17.2.01 to 3.12.07. Shadow Minister for Family and Community Services from 20.10.98 to 1.12.00 and from 17.2.01 to 26.10.04; Shadow Treasurer from 26.10.04 to 3.12.07.
  • Manager of Opposition Business in the House from 12.2.02 to 16.6.03.
  • Deputy Leader of the Federal Parliamentary Labor Party from 24.6.10 to 26.6.13.
Party positions
  • Campaign Director, ALP (Qld) 1988-93.
  • State Secretary, ALP (Qld) 1991-93.
Personal
  • Born 30.6.1954 at Nambour, Qld.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA(Hons) (Qld).
  • Lecturer, Queensland Institute of Technology 1976-77, 1981-82 and 1985-88.
  • Policy analyst, Office of Youth Affairs 1978.
  • Adviser to the Leader of the Opposition, the Hon. WG Hayden, MP 1978-80; Special Ministers of State, the Hon. MJ Young, MP and the Hon. KC Beazley, MP 1983; and the Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon. WG Hayden, MP 1984.
  • Party official (see Party positions above).
  • Adviser 1996-98.
Electorate
    Description: inner metropolitan.

    Location: north-eastern Brisbane; it includes the suburbs of Banyo, Boondall, Brighton, Chermside, Chermside West, Deagon, Eagle Farm, Geebung, Kedron, McDowall, Northgate, Nudgee, Nudgee Beach, Nundah, Pinkenba, Sandgate, Shorncliffe, Stafford Heights, Taigum, Virginia, Wavell Heights, Zillmere and parts of Aspley, Bridgeman Downs, Eagle Farm, Everton Park and Stafford.

    Area: 147 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 100 171 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: domestic and international airports, light and heavy engineering, sea-cargo facilities, chemical production, warehousing (civilian and military), oil refining and storage.
    State electorates: Lilley includes the Queensland Legislative Assembly electorate of Nudgee, and parts of Aspley, Clayfield, Everton, Sandgate and Stafford.
Publications
  • Postcode: the splintering of a nation, North Melbourne: Pluto Press Australia, 2005.