Hon Keith Pitt MP

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Member for Hinkler, Queensland

Positions
Chair of Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories
Party
Liberal National Party of Queensland
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

41 Woongarra Street
Bundaberg, QLD, 4670

Postal address

PO Box 535
Bundaberg, QLD, 4670

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

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4122
Fax:
(02) 6277 2394

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.
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 (Chair from 1.8.2019).
  • 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
  • Description: Hinkler
  • Location: southern central Queensland coast; it includes the centres of Bundaberg, Bargara, Burrum Heads, Childers and Hervey Bay.
  • Area: 3,504 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 100,687 (at 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: sugar, small crops (including tomatoes, avocados and macadamia nuts), rum, fishing, seafood industries and tourism.
  • Electorate: Hinkler includes the Queensland Legislative Assembly electorate of Bundaberg, and parts of Burnett, Hervey Bay and Maryborough.