Mr Luke Gosling OAM, MP

Mr Luke Gosling OAM, MP

Member for Solomon

Chair of Standing Committee on Regional Development, Infrastructure and Transport
Australian Labor Party
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

3/266 Trower Road
Casuarina, NT, 0810

Postal address

PO Box 43300
Casuarina, NT, 0810

(08) 8928 0180

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 4933


Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Solomon, Northern Territory, 2016. Re-elected 2019 and 2022.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources served from 15.9.2016 to 11.4.2019; Agriculture and Water Resources served from 22.7.2019 to 11.4.2022; Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources served from 22.7.2019 to 23.7.2019; Infrastructure, Transport and Cities served as Deputy Chair from 23.7.2019 to 11.4.2022; Regional Development, Infrastructure and Transport served from 28.7.2022 to 3.8.2022; Regional Development, Infrastructure and Transport served as Chair from 4.8.2022 to present
  • Joint Select: Northern Australia served from 5.9.2022 to present
  • Joint Standing: National Capital and External Territories served from 28.7.2022 to present; Treaties served from 28.7.2022 to 4.8.2022; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade served from 28.7.2022 to 14.9.2023
  • Joint Statutory: Intelligence and Security served from 14.9.2023 to present
Parliamentary party positions
  • Australian Labor Party. Served: 02.07.2016 to present
  • Deputy Chair of the Australian Labor Party Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Caucus Committee.
  • Born: 17.9.1971, Melbourne, Australia
  • Gender: Male
  • Marital Status: Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA (UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy).
  • Royal Military College (Duntroon), 1993.
  • Level 3 in Bahasa Indonesian.
  • Military Officer from 1990 to 2001.
  • Founder of Life, Love and Health not-for-profit (Timor-Leste) from 2002 to 2005.
  • Military Officer in the Australian Army, Timor-Leste from 2005 to 2008.
  • Founder of the Remote Area Health Corps, 2008.
  • Advisor to the President of Timor-Leste from 2008 to 2010.
  • Chief Executive Officer of the St Vincent de Paul Society from 2010 to 2011.
  • Advisor to the Senator for the Northern Territory and Member for Lingiari (NT), from 2011 to 2016.
Military Service
  • Parachute Infantry, Commandos, Defence Cooperation Programs, Norforce and overseas service in Malaysia and Timor-Leste.
  • Australian Army 1990-2001.
  • Name: Solomon
  • Location: Solomon covers the Darwin Municipality, the Palmerston Municipality (with the exception of the suburbs of Farrar, Johnston, Mitchell, Yarrawonga and Zuccoli), and the unincorporated areas of the Darwin Rates Act Area and East Arm.
  • Area: 191 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 69,336 (at 4.6.2019)
  • Industries: Tourism, mining, horticulture, fishing and light industry.
  • Awarded the Presidential Medal of Merit (Timor-Leste), 2006.
  • Awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia, 26.1.2006.

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