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Hon Steven Ciobo MP

Hon Steven Ciobo MP

Former Member

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Moncrieff, Queensland, 2001. Re-elected 2004, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016. Retired prior to general elections 2019.
Ministerial appointments
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer from 18.9.2013 to 23.12.2014.
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Foreign Affairs from 23.12.2014 to 21.9.2015.
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Trade and Investment from 23.12.2014 to 21.9.2015.
  • Minister for International Development and the Pacific from 21.9.2015 to 18.2.2016.
  • Minister for Trade and Investment from 18.2.2016 to 19.7.2016.
  • Cabinet Minister from 18.2.2016 to 2.3.2019.
  • Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment from 19.7.2016 to 28.8.2018.
  • Minister for Defence Industry from 28.8.2018 to 2.3.2019.
Committee service
  • Joint Statutory: Corporations and Financial Services from 20.3.2002 to 31.8.2004; Public Accounts and Audit from 20.3.2002 to 31.8.2004; Intelligence and Security from 9.12.2005 to 17.10.2007.
  • Joint Standing: Treaties from 20.3.2002 to 31.8.2004; Electoral Matters from 1.12.2004 to 17.10.2007.
  • Joint Select: Gambling Reform from 21.10.2010 to 24.6.2013.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Communications, Information Technology and the Arts from 20.3.2002 to 31.8.2004; Economics, Finance and Public Administration from 1.12.2004 to 17.10.2007; Members' Interests from 1.12.2004 to 17.10.2007; Economics from 28.8.2008 to 10.11.2008; Family, Community, Housing and Youth from 3.2.2010 to 19.7.2010; Economics from 25.10.2010 to 13.9.2011; Economics from 7.2.2012 to 5.8.2013.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Shadow Minister for Small Business, the Service Economy and Tourism from 6.12.2007 to 22.9.2008.
  • Shadow Minister for Small Business, Independent Contractors, Tourism and the Arts from 22.9.2008 to 8.12.2009.
  • Shadow Minister for Tourism and the Arts from 8.12.2009 to 14.9.2010.
  • Shadow Minister for Youth and Sport from 8.12.2009 to 14.9.2010.
Party positions
  • Member of the Liberal Party from 1992.
  • Officeholder in Liberal Party Branch and Campaign Committees from 1992 to 2002.
  • Delegate to the Liberal Party State Council from 1993 to 2002.
  • Delegate to the Liberal Party State Convention from 1993 to 2002.
  • Delegate to the Liberal Party Federal Convention from 1998 to 2000.
  • Delegate to the Liberal Party Federal Council from 1998 to 2000.
  • Member of the Liberal Party Policy Committee (Qld.),1998.
  • Member of the Coalition Joint Policy Committee (Qld.), 1998.
  • Member of the Liberal Party Development Committee from 1998 to 2001.
  • Member of the Liberal Party Management Committee, 1999.
  • President of the Young Liberals (Qld.), 1999.
  • Member of the Liberal Party State Executive (Qld.), 1999.
  • Member of the Liberal Party Constitutional Review Committee from 2000 to 2001.
  • Life Member of the Liberal Party from 2001.
  • Delegate to the Liberal Party Federal Council, 2002.
  • Delegate to the Liberal Party Federal Convention, 2002.
Personal
  • Born 29.5.1974, Mareeba, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BCom (Bond University).
  • LLB (Bond University).
  • LLM (Queensland University of Technology).
  • Senior Associate at the Australasian Institute of Banking and Finance.
  • Consultant at Coopers and Lybrand from 1996 to 1997.
  • Senior Consultant at Pricewaterhouse Coopers from 1998 to 2000.
  • Adviser to Senator B Mason from 2000 to 2001.
Electorate
  • Name: Moncrieff
  • Location: south-east Queensland, northern part of the Gold Coast and hinterland; it includes the suburbs of Ashmore, Benowa, Broadbeach, Broadbeach Waters, Bundall, Carrara, Main Beach, Mermaid Beach, Mermaid Waters and Surfers Paradise as well as parts of Miami, Nerang, Southport and Worongary.
  • Area: 92 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 102,982 (at 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: tourism and associated industries.
  • Includes: Moncrieff includes the Queensland Legislative Assembly electorate of Surfers Paradise and parts of Burleigh, Gaven, Mermaid Beach, Mudgeeraba and Southport.