Hon Shayne Neumann MP

Member for Blair, Queensland

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4755
Fax:
(02) 6277 8533

Electorate Office

Principal Office

Shop 28-29, 68 Hunter Street
Brassall, QLD, 4305

Postal address

PO Box 5117
Brassall, QLD, 4305

Telephone:
(07) 3201 5300
Fax:
(07) 3201 5311
Toll Free:
1300 792 714

Connect with Hon Shayne Neumann MP

Email
Shayne.Neumann.MP@aph.gov.au
Social media

Websites
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL

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

Electorate details

Blair, Queensland

Electorate map
Electorate profile

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Blair, Queensland, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016.
Ministerial appointments
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Attorney-General from 25.3.13 to 18.9.13.
  • Parliamentary Secretary for Health and Ageing from 25.3.13 to 18.9.13.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Legal and Constitutional Affairs from 19.2.08 to 19.7.10; Petitions from 19.2.08 to 17.6.09; Employment and Workplace Relations from 17.6.09 to 11.2.10; Health and Ageing from 11.2.10 to 19.7.10; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs from 25.10.10 to 14.5.13; Indigenous Affairs from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Social Policy and Legal Affairs from 25.10.10 to 14.5.13.
  • Joint Standing: Migration from 15.9.16.
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 18.2.08 to 19.7.10 and from 6.2.13 to 14.5.13.
  • Joint Select: Gambling Reform from 21.10.10 to 13.2.13; Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples from 4.12.13 to 25.6.15.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Shadow Minister for Indigenous Affairs and Shadow Minister for Ageing from 18.10.13 to 23.07.16.
  • Shadow Minister for Northern Australia from 4.5.16 to 23.07.16.
  • Shadow Minister for Immigration and Border Protection from 23.07.16.
Party positions
  • Member, ALP from 1983.
  • President, ALP Raceview Flinders Branch from 1990.
  • President, Ipswich State Electoral Council 1995-2008; Campaign Director 1998-2007.
  • Delegate, ALP National Conference 2004-07.
  • Delegate, ALP State Conference (Qld) 2000-08.
  • Member, ALP State Rules Committee (Qld) 2002-08.
  • Member, ALP Administrative Committee 2005-08.
Personal
  • Born 26.8.1961, Ipswich, Qld.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA, LLB (Qld).
  • Lawyer 1985-2007.
Electorate
    Description: rural.
    Location: south-east Queensland, west of Brisbane; it includes most of the city of Ipswich, and the towns of Kilcoy, Toogoolawah, Esk, Cominya, Lowood, Fernvale, Minden, Marburg, Rosewood, and Walloon.

    Area: 6409 sq km (approx.).

    Electors enrolled: 88 656 (at 7.9.13).

    Industries: dairy and beef cattle farming, small crop production, commercial, construction and infrastructure industries, tourism and defence.

    StState electorates: Blair includes the Queensland Legislative Assembly electorates of Ipswich, and parts of Bundamba, Ipswich West, Lockyer, Moggill and Nanango.