Mr Ted O'Brien MP

Member for Fairfax, Queensland

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
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

Connect with Mr Ted O'Brien MP

Websites

Alternative URL

https://www.aph.gov.au/T_O'Brien_MP

Electorate details

Fairfax, Queensland

Electorate map
Electorate profile

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Fairfax, Queensland, 2016.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Indigenous Affairs from 14.9.16; Infrastructure, Transport and Cities from 14.9.16; Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources from 14.9.16.
  • Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 15.8.17.
Party positions
  • Chairman, LNP Futures Committee, 2011-13.
Personal
  • Born 7.5.1974, Brisbane, Qld.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA (politics, economics and history) (UQ).
  • Asia Pacific Fellowship, Chinese Mandarin (National Taiwan Normal University).
  • MBA (International Business) (first class honours), (Uni. Melb.).
  • Master, (Economics: International Political Economy), (LSE).
  • Trainee Baker and Management Program, Defiance Australia.
  • 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: rural.
    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: 1036 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 108 247 (at 2.7.16).
    Industries: avocados, ginger, sugar cane, fruit juice, tropical and exotic fruits, dairy and beef cattle, tourism, construction and infrastructure industries.