Mr Andrew Laming MP

Andrew Laming

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Member for Bowman, 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 4258
(02) 6277 8503

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

10/32 Middle Street
Cleveland, QLD, 4163

Postal address
PO Box 8024
Cleveland, QLD, 4163

(07) 3821 0155
(07) 3821 3799

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Parliamentary service

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

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Parliamentary appointments

  • Government Representative, Australian National Commission for UNESCO from 2005.

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Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: Communications, Information Technology and the Arts from 1.12.04 to 17.10.07; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs from 28.2.06 to 19.7.10; Employment and Workplace Relations from 11.3.08 to 10.11.08; Health from 4.12.13; Indigenous Affairs from 25.9.14; Education and Employment from 13.10.15 (Chair from 13.10.15).
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 1.12.04 to 17.10.07; Human Rights from 4.12.13 to 25.9.14.
  • Joint Standing: Treaties from 14.2.07 to 17.10.07.
  • Joint Select: Australia Fund Establishment from 25.9.14 (Chair from 14.11.14) to 25.6.15.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Health Services and Indigenous Health from 14.9.10 to 18.9.13.

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Party positions

  • Member, Liberal Party Kawana Branch 1993-2001.
  • Member, Liberal Party Wynnum Manly Branch 2001-03.
  • Member, Liberal Party Cleveland Branch from 2003.

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  • Born 30.9.1966, Hobart, Tas.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • MBBS (Qld), DRCOG (London), MPubPol (NTU), MPA (Harvard), MPhil (Syd.), FRANZCO.
  • Fitness Cert IV (TAFE Mooloolaba).
  • Medical practitioner 1990-91 and 1993.
  • Landmine clearer, rigger and gymnasium manager 1992.
  • Aboriginal health researcher 1995.
  • Ophthalmology registrar 1996-98.
  • Senior ophthalmology registrar and Chief Executive Officer, Friends In Deed Organisation (FIDO) 1999.
  • World Bank consultant and travel writer 2000.
  • Health planning specialist 2001.
  • Ministerial adviser 2002.
  • Management consultant 2003.

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Military Service

  • University of Queensland Regiment 1984-86.

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  • Description: outer metropolitan.
    Location: south-east Brisbane; it includes the suburbs of Alexandra Hills, Birkdale, Capalaba, Cleveland, Mount Cotton, Ormiston, Redland Bay, Sheldon, Thorneside, Thornlands, Victoria Point and Wellington Point. It also includes North Stradbroke Island.

    Area: 537 sq km (approx.).

    Electors enrolled: 95 879 (at 7.9.13).

    Industries: farming, retail, light industry and tourism.

    State electorates: Bowman includes the Queensland Legislative Assembly electorates of Capalaba and Cleveland, and parts of Mansfield and Redlands.

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  • Lets go - Turkey (contribution, ed. ES Daniel and SK Quinlan), New York: St Martins Press, 2000.
  • Founding editor, Kennedy School Review, Harvard University, 2000.

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