Mr Luke Gosling OAM, MP

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Member for Solomon, Northern Territory

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
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

Telephone:
(08) 8928 0180

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4933
Fax:
(02) 6277 8427

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Solomon, Northern Territory, 2016.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Industry, Science and Resources from 15.9.2016.
Party positions
  • Deputy Chair, ALP Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Caucus Committee
Personal
  • Born 17.9.1971, Melbourne, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • B.A (UNSW ADFA), 1992
  • Royal Military College (Duntroon), 1993
  • Level 3 in Bahasa Indonesian (UNSW ADFA), 1999
  • Military Officer, 1990-2001
  • Founder, Life, Love and Health not-for-profit (Timor-Leste), 2002-05
  • Military Officer, Australian Army, Timor-Leste, 2005-08
  • Founder, Remote Area Health Corps, 2008
  • Advisor, Office of the President of Timor-Leste, 2008-10
  • Chief Executive Officer, St Vincent de Paul Society, 2010-11
  • Advisor, Senator for the Northern Territory and Member for Lingiari (NT), 2011-16
Military Service
  • Parachute Infantry, Commandos, Defence Cooperation Programs, Norforce and overseas service in Malaysia and Timor-Leste
  • Australian Army 1990-2001
Electorate
  • Description: Inner Metropolitan
  • Location: Darwin and urban fringes; it includes the cities of Darwin and Palmerston and the unincorporated areas of the Darwin Rates Act Area and East Arm.
  • Area: 337 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 69938 (at 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: tourism, mining, horticulture, fishing and light industry. Territory electorates: Solomon includes the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly electorates of Blain, Brennan, Casuarina, Fannie Bay, Fong Lim, Johnston, Karama, Nightcliff, Port Darwin, Sanderson, Wanguri and parts of Drysdale and Nelson.
Honours
  • Timor-Leste Presidential Medal of Merit, 2006
  • Order of Australia Medal (for development work and fundraising for Timor-Leste), 26.01.2006