Mr Clive Palmer MP

Former Member

Party
Palmer United 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 4372
Fax:
(02) 6277 8484

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Social media

Websites
Party website

Alternative URL

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

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Fairfax, Queensland, 2013. Retired prior to general elections 2016.
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.
Party positions
  • Leader, Palmer United Party from 2013.
Personal
  • Born 26.3.1954, Melbourne, Vic.
  • Married.
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.
Electorate
    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.