Mr Clive Palmer MP

Clive Palmer

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Member for Fairfax, Queensland

Palmer United 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 4372
(02) 6277 8484

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

17 Southern Drive
Maroochydore, QLD, 4558

Postal address
PO Box 1978
Sunshine Plaza, QLD, 4558

(07) 5479 2800
(07) 5443 5333

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Fairfax, Queensland, 2013.

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Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: Economics from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Infrastructure and Communications from 4.12.13 to 13.10.15.
  • Joint Select: Trade and Investment Growth from 2.10.14 to 9.5.16.

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Party positions

  • Leader, Palmer United Party from 2013.

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  • Born 26.3.1954, Melbourne, Vic.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • Executive Chair, Mineralogy Pty Ltd 1985-2014.
  • Owner, Waratah Coal Pty Ltd 2008-14; Chair 2008-10.
  • Chair, Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd 2009-14.

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  • Description: rural.

    Location: coastal and inland region north of Brisbane; it includes the centres of Buderim, Coolum Beach, Eumundi, Kenilworth, Mapleton, Maroochydore, Nambour, Palmwoods, Peregian Springs, Woombye and Yandina.
    Area: 1036 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 95 488 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: avocados, ginger, fruit juice, tropical fruits, dairy and beef cattle, tourism, construction, small business and infrastructure industries.
    State electorates: Fairfax includes the Queensland Legislative Assembly electorate of Buderim, and parts of Glass House, Maroochydore, Nicklin and Noosa.

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