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Hon Keith Pitt MP

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Member for Hinkler, Queensland

Positions
Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia
Party
Liberal National Party of Queensland
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office 1

(Principal Office)

41 Woongarra Street
Bundaberg, QLD, 4670

Postal address

PO Box 535
Bundaberg, QLD, 4670

Telephone:
(07) 4152 0744
Fax:
(07) 4153 1752

Electorate Office 2

Shop 3/63 Torquay Road
Pialba, QLD, 4655

Postal address

Shop 3/63 Torquay Road
Pialba, QLD, 4655

Telephone:
(07) 4124 3451

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 7180
Fax:

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Hinkler, Queensland, 2013. Re-elected 2016 and 2019.
Ministerial appointments
  • Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister from 18.2.2016 to 19.7.2016.
  • Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment from 19.7.2016 to 20.12.2017.
  • Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister from 5.3.2018 to 28.8.2018.
  • Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia from 6.2.2020.
Committee service
  • Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 19.10.2015 to 2.2.2016; Electoral Matters from 10.9.2018 to 1.7.2019; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 23.7.2019; National Capital and External Territories from 23.7.2019 to 6.2.2020 (Chair from 1.8.2019 to 6.2.2020).
  • Joint Select: Australia Fund Establishment from 23.10.2014 to 25.6.2015.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Infrastructure and Communications from 4.12.2013 to 13.10.2015; Privileges and Members' Interests from 4.12.2013 to 24.2.2016; Infrastructure, Transport and Cities from 19.10.2015 to 11.11.2015; Communications and the Arts from 11.11.2015 to 2.2.2016; Environment and Energy from 9.9.2019 (Supplementary member from 9.9.2019).
  • House of Representatives Select: Regional Development and Decentralisation from 6.2.2018 to 28.6.2018; Regional Australia from 17.9.2019.
Party positions
  • Secretary of the Liberal National Party Burnett State Electorate Council, 2012.
Personal
  • Born 31.8.1969, Bundaberg, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BE(Comp&Elec) (Queensland University of Technology).
  • Electrical fitter mechanic.
  • Electrical engineer, Bundaberg Sugar Ltd.
  • Group safety co-ordinator, Bundaberg Sugar Ltd.
  • Sugar cane farmer.
  • Managing Director, Australian Safety and Training Alliance.
Electorate
  • Name: Hinkler
  • Location: The Division of Hinkler consists of: part of the Bundaberg Regional Council, and part of the Fraser Coast Regional Council.
  • Area: 3,818 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 107,742 (at 8.6.2019)
  • Industries: Sugar, a myriad of small crops including tomatoes, avocados and macadamia nuts, rum, fishing, seafood industries and tourism.