The Hon Bernie Ripoll MP

Bernard Ripoll

Track (What's this?)

Member for Oxley, Queensland

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

Read biography

Seating Plan: Seating map

Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4934
Fax:
(02) 6277 8584

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

255 Forest Lake Blvd
Forest Lake, QLD, 4078

Postal address
PO Box 4042
Forest Lake, QLD, 4078

Telephone:
(07) 38796440
Fax:
(07) 38796441

Connect with Bernie Ripoll

Email
Bernie.Ripoll.MP@aph.gov.au
Connect
 
Websites
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/B_Ripoll_MP

Biography

In this section:


Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Oxley, Queensland, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2010 and 2013.

Back to top

Parliamentary positions

  • Member, Speaker's Panel from 27.2.12 to 13.3.12.

Back to top

Ministerial appointments

  • Parliamentary Secretary for Small Business from 25.3.13.
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer from 5.3.12.

Back to top

Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: Transport and Regional Services from 2.12.04 to 17.10.07.
  • Joint Statutory: Public Works from 8.12.98 to 17.10.07 and from 25.10.10 to 14.3.12; Corporations and Financial Services from 18.2.08 to 14.3.12.
  • Joint Standing: Migration from 8.12.98 to 31.8.04; Treaties from 2.12.04 to 17.10.07; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 18.2.08 to 19.7.10.
  • Joint Select: Cyber-Safety from 18.3.10 to 19.7.10; Australia's Clean Energy Future Legislation from 14.9.11 to 7.10.11.

Back to top

Conferences, delegations and visits

  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to India and Bangladesh, November-December 2000.
  • Deputy Leader, Parliamentary Delegation to Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum, Hawaii, January 2002.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to China, January 2004.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Malta and Spain, April 2007.
  • Official visits to the Solomon Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Tuvalu and Samoa, December 2011; the Philippines, May 2012; Kiribati, July 2012.

Back to top

Parliamentary party positions

  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Infrastructure from 26.10.04 to 24.6.05; Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Industry, Infrastructure and Industrial Relations from 24.6.05 to 10.12.06; Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Industry and Innovation from 10.12.06 to 3.12.07.
  • Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry from 14.10.13. Shadow Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation from 18.10.13; Shadow Minister for Sport from 18.10.13; Shadow Minister Assisting the Leader for Small Business from 18.10.13.

Back to top

Party positions

  • Branch President 1994-96.
  • Branch Secretary 1996-99.
  • Branch Treasurer 1996-99.
  • Delegate, ALP State Conference (Qld) from 1997.

Back to top

Personal

  • Born 6.1.1966, Pezenas, France.
  • Married.

Back to top

Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BBus (Mkt) (QUT).
  • Electrician 1986-90.
  • Union Organiser, State Public Services Federation of Queensland 1995-98.

Back to top

Military Service

  • Apprentice aircraft electrician, RAAF 1983-84.

Back to top

Electorate

  • Description: outer metropolitan.
    Location: south-east Queensland to the south west of Brisbane; it includes the centres of Augustine Heights, Bellbird Park, Brookwater, Camira, Carole Park, Darra, Doolandella, Durack, Ellen Grove, Forest Lake, Gailes, Goodna, Heathwood, Inala, Jamboree Heights, Jindalee, Middle Park, Mt Ommaney, Pallara, Redbank, Richlands, Riverhills, Seventeen Mile Rocks, Sinnamon Park, Sumner, Springfield, Springfield Lakes, Wacol, and parts of Collingwood Park and Redbank Plains.

    Area: 155 sq km (approx.).

    Electors enrolled: 86 723 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: railway workshops, industrial, light industrial and commercial activities.

    State electorates: Oxley includes parts of the Queensland Legislative Assembly electorates of Algester, Bundamba, Inala, Mount Ommaney and Sunnybank.

Back to top

Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Add | Email Print
Back to top