Hon Stuart Robert MP

Member for Fadden, Queensland

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4415
Fax:
(02) 6277 8436

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Unit 1, 110 Brisbane Road
Labrador, QLD, 4215

Postal address

PO Box 733
Biggera Waters, QLD, 4216

Telephone:
(07) 5500 5919
Fax:
(07) 5500 5484

Electorate details

Fadden, Queensland

Electorate map
Electorate profile

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Fadden, Queensland, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016.
Parliamentary positions
  • Member, Speaker's Panel from 14.9.16.
Ministerial appointments
  • Assistant Minister for Defence from 18.9.13 to 21.9.15.
  • Minister for Veterans' Affairs from 21.9.15 to 18.2.16.
  • Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of ANZAC from 21.9.15 to 18.2.16.
  • Minister for Human Services from 21.9.15 to 18.2.16.
Committee service
  • Joint Statutory: Corporations and Financial Services from 11.3.08 to 19.7.10; Public Accounts and Audit from 11.3.08 to 3.2.10 and from 2.2.16 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 11.3.08 to 5.8.13; Treaties from 1.9.16; Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 14.9.16; Public Works from 14.9.16.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Defence from 8.12.09 to 14.9.10.
  • Member, Opposition Shadow Ministry from 14.9.10 to 18.9.13. Shadow Minister for Defence, Science, Technology and Personnel from 14.9.10 to 18.9.13.
Party positions
  • Secretary, Liberal Party Fadden Federal Electorate Council 2005-08.
  • Chair, Liberal Party Labrador-Parkwood Branch 2007-08.
Personal
  • Born 11.12.1970, Cranbourne, Vic.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA(Hons) (UNSW - ADFA), MBA (Central Queensland), MIT (QUT).
  • Graduate Diploma in Information Analysis.
  • Army officer.
  • Chief Executive Officer, GMT Recruitment 1999-2007.
Military Service
  • Army officer 1988-99.
  • Deployed to Bougainville 1998 with the Peace Monitoring Group.
  • Australian Service Medal (Bougainville Clasp).
  • Australian Defence Medal.
Electorate
    Description: outer metropolitan.
    Location: south east Queensland; it includes the suburbs of Alberton, Arundel, Biggera Waters, Coombabah, Coomera, Gaven, Gilberton, Helensvale, Hollywell, Hope Island, Jacobs Well, Labrador, Molendinar, Norwell, Paradise Point, Parkwood, Runaway Bay, Stapylton, Steiglitz, Woongoolba and parts of Ormeau, Oxenford, Pacific Pines, Pimpama and Southport. It also includes South Stradbroke Island.
    Area: 395 sq km.
    Electors enrolled: 104 710 (at 2.7.16).
    Industries: tourism, market gardens, sugar cane farming, and light industry including boat building.
    State electorates: Fadden includes the Queensland Legislative Assembly electorate of Broadwater, and parts of Albert, Coomera, Gaven and Southport.
Publications
  • The trial of Lt Gen Tamura - a question of command responsibility, self-published, 1992.
  • Hope - The Watoto Journey, self-published, 2006.