Mr Graham Perrett MP

Member for Moreton, Queensland

Positions
Opposition Whip
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 4542
Fax:
(02) 6277 8419

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Suite 106, Sunnybank Times Square
250 McCullough Street
Sunnybank, QLD, 4109

Postal address

PO Box 419, Sunnybank Plaza
Sunnybank, QLD, 4109

Telephone:
(07) 3344 2622
Fax:
(07) 3344 4276

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Personal website
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Alternative URL

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

Electorate details

Moreton, Queensland

Electorate map
Electorate profile

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Moreton, Queensland, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016.
Parliamentary positions
  • Member, Speaker's Panel from 14.9.16
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Legal and Constitutional Affairs from 19.2.08 to 19.7.10; Primary Industries and Resources from 19.2.08 to 19.7.10; Employment and Workplace Relations from 24.6.09 to 19.7.10; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Indigenous Affairs from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Social Policy and Legal Affairs from 25.10.10 to 9.5.16; Education and Employment from 13.2.13 to 5.8.13; Selection from 14.5.13 to 5.8.13; Privileges and Members' Interests from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Communications and the Arts from 10.11.15 to 9.5.16; Procedure10.10.16 to 10.10.16; House from 17.10.16.
  • Joint Standing: Parliamentary Library from 19.2.08 to 19.7.10; Human Rights from 6.2.13 to 5.8.13 and from 15.9.16; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 15.9.16.
  • Joint Statutory: Public Works from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Select: Cyber-Safety from 18.3.10 to 24.6.13; Christmas Island Tragedy from 22.3.11 to 29.6.11.
  • Standing Committee on Procedure from 10.10.16.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Government Whip from 13.5.13 to 5.8.13.
  • Opposition Whip from 30.8.2016.
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary to the Attorney-General from 1.7.14.
Party positions
  • Secretary, Bardon-Rainworth Branch, ALP 1997-2002.
  • Proxy Delegate, ALP State Conference (Qld) 2004-06.
  • Delegate, ALP National Conference 2004 and 2007.
  • Member, ALP Administrative Committee 2004-07.
  • President, ALP Salisbury Branch 2005-07.
Personal
  • Born 5.1.1966, St George, Qld.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA(Hons) (Qld), LLB (QUT).
  • DipT (Brisbane College of Advanced Education).
  • Secondary school teacher 1986-97.
  • Solicitor 1997-2000.
  • Organiser, Queensland Independent Education Union (QIEU) 2000-04.
  • Senior policy adviser, Queensland State Government 2005-07.
  • Policy adviser 2007.
Electorate
    Description: inner metropolitan.
    Location: southern Brisbane; it includes the suburbs of Acacia Ridge, Archerfield, Chelmer, Coopers Plains, Corinda, Fairfield, Graceville, Kuraby, Macgregor, Moorooka, Nathan, Oxley, Robertson, Rocklea, Runcorn, Salisbury, Sherwood, Sunnybank, Sunnybank Hills, Tennyson, Willawong, Yeerongpilly and Yeronga and parts of Algester, Annerley, Eight Mile Plains and Tarragindi.

    Area: 111 sq km.
    Electors enrolled: 97 782 (at 2.7.16).
    Industries: light industrial and commercial activities.

    State electorates: Moreton includes parts of the Queensland Legislative Assembly electorates of Algester, Inala, Indooroopilly, Mount Ommaney, South Brisbane, Stretton, Sunnybank and Yeerongpilly.