Hon Peter Dutton MP

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Member for Dickson, Queensland

Positions
Minister for Home Affairs
Party
Liberal National Party of Queensland
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

3/199 Gympie Road
Strathpine, QLD, 4500

Postal address

PO Box 2012
Strathpine, QLD, 4500

Telephone:
(07) 3205 9977
Fax:
(07) 3205 5111

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 7860
Fax:

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Dickson, Queensland, 2001. Re-elected 2004, 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 and 2019.
Ministerial appointments
  • Minister for Workforce Participation from 26.10.2004 to 27.1.2006.
  • Minister for Revenue and Assistant Treasurer from 27.1.2006 to 3.12.2007.
  • Minister for Health from 18.9.2013 to 23.12.2014.
  • Minister for Sport from 18.9.2013 to 23.12.2014.
  • Cabinet Minister from 18.9.2013.
  • Minister for Immigration and Border Protection from 23.12.2014 to 28.8.2018.
  • Minister for Home Affairs from 20.12.2017.
Committee service
  • Joint Statutory: Law Enforcement (formerly National Crime Authority from 15.6.1984 to 1.1.2003 and Australian Crime Commission from 1.1.2003 to 24.11.2010) from 20.3.2002 to 31.8.2004.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Employment and Workplace Relations from 20.3.2002 to 31.8.2004; Family and Community Affairs from 20.3.2002 to 31.8.2004; Economics from 11.3.2008 to 25.9.2008.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Shadow Minister for Finance, Competition Policy and Deregulation from 6.12.2007 to 22.9.2008.
  • Shadow Minister for Health and Ageing from 22.9.2008 to 18.9.2013.
Party positions
  • Member, Government Backbench Committees on Health and Ageing; Immigration, Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs.
  • Member, Government Backbench Committees on Attorney-General, Justice and Customs.
  • Policy Vice-Chair, Bayside Young Liberals 1989.
  • Chair, Bayside Young Liberals 1990.
  • Secretary, Liberal Party Brisbane Central Branch 2000.
Personal
  • Born 18.11.1970, Brisbane, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BBus (Queensland University of Technology).
  • Police officer, 1990-99.
  • Company director, 1993-01.
Electorate
  • Name: Dickson
  • Location: The Division of Dickson consists of: part of the Brisbane City Council, and part of the Moreton Bay Regional Council.
  • Area: 724 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 108,211 (at 10.6.2019)
  • Industries: Farming, retail and industrial activities.