Hon Shayne Neumann MP

Shayne Neumann

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Member for Blair, Queensland

Australian Labor Party
House of Representatives

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Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 4755
(02) 6277 8533

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

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

Postal address
PO Box 5117
Brassall, QLD, 4305

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

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Parliamentary service

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

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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.

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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 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.

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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.

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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.

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  • Born 26.8.1961, Ipswich, Qld.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BA, LLB (Qld).
  • Lawyer 1985-2007.

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  • 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.

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