Mr Ted O'Brien MP

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Member for Fairfax, Queensland

Positions
Chair of Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy
Party
Liberal National Party of Queensland
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

17 Southern Drive
Maroochydore, QLD, 4558

Postal address

PO Box 1978
Sunshine Plaza, QLD, 4558

Telephone:
(07) 5479 2800
Fax:
(07) 5443 5333

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4130
Fax:
(02) 6277 8410

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Fairfax, Queensland, 2016. Re-elected 2019.
Committee service
  • Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 15.8.2017 (Chair, Trade Sub-Committee from 7.2.2018).
  • House of Representatives Standing: Indigenous Affairs from 14.9.2016 to 11.4.2019; Infrastructure, Transport and Cities from 14.9.2016; Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources from 14.9.2016 to 11.4.2019; Privileges and Members' Interests from 10.9.2018 to 11.4.2019; Economics from 18.2.2019; Environment and Energy from 4.7.2019 (Chair from 24.7.2019).
Party positions
  • Chairman of the Liberal National Party Futures Committee from 2011 to 2013.
Personal
  • Born 7.5.1974, Brisbane, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Trainee Baker
  • Management Program
  • MBA(IntBus)(Hons) (University of Melbourne)
  • BA (University of Queensland)
  • MEc(IntPolEc) (London School of Economics and Political Science)
  • Asia Pacific Fellow (Chinese Mandarin)
  • Country Manager, Taiwan, Defiance International (Asia Pacific)
  • Ops and Business Development Manager, Asia Pacific, Defiance International (Asia Pacific)
  • Business Development Manager, Asia, Australian Ricegrowers' Cooperative (Asia-Pacific)
  • Market Maker Lead, Greater China, Accenture (Global)
  • Director of Growth & Strategy, Asia Pacific and Emerging Markets, Accenture (Global)
  • Managing Director (Qld), Barton Deakin (Australia)
  • Managing Director, Ted O'Brien & Associates
Electorate
  • Description: Fairfax
  • Location: coastal and inland region north of Brisbane; it includes the centres of Buderim, Coolum Beach, Eumundi, Kenilworth, Mapleton, Maroochydore, Montville, Nambour, Palmwoods, Peregian Springs, Woombye and Yandina.
  • Area: 1,036 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 108,247 (at 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: avocados, ginger, sugar cane, fruit juice, tropical and exotic fruits, dairy and beef cattle, tourism, construction and infrastructure industries.