Mr Luke Gosling OAM, MP


Member for Solomon, Northern Territory

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
(02) 6277 8427


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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Timor-Leste Presidential Medal of Merit, 2006
  • Order of Australia Medal (for development work and fundraising for Timor-Leste), 26.01.2006