The Hon Stuart Robert MP

Stuart Robert

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Member for Fadden, Queensland

Positions
Assistant Minister for Defence
Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

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Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 7730
Fax:
(02) 6273 3897

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

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Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/S_Robert_MP

Biography

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Parliamentary service

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

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Ministerial appointments

  • Assistant Minister for Defence from 18.9.13.

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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.
  • Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 11.3.08 to 5.8.13.

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Conferences, delegations and visits

  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Timor-Leste, August 2009.
  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to United Arab Emirates, May 2011.
  • Official visits to France, July 2011; Malaysia and Singapore, February 2012.

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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.

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Party positions

  • Secretary, Liberal Party Fadden Federal Electorate Council 2005-08.
  • Chair, Liberal Party Labrador-Parkwood Branch 2007-08.

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Personal

  • Born 11.12.1970, Cranburn, Victoria.
  • Married.

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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.

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Military Service

  • Army officer 1988-99.
  • Deployed to Bougainville 1998 with the Peace Monitoring.
  • Australian Service Medal (Bougainville Clasp).
  • Australian Defence Medal.

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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 (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 91 563 (at 7.9.13).
    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.

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Publications

  • The trial of Lt Gen Tamura - a question of command responsibility: Stuart Robert, 1992.
  • Hope - The Watoto Journey: Stuart Robert, 2006.

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