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Hon Keith Pitt MP

Hon Keith Pitt MP

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 at Bundaberg Sugar Ltd.
  • Group Safety Co-ordinator at Bundaberg Sugar Ltd.
  • Sugar cane farmer.
  • Managing Director of the 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.