Mr Llew O'Brien MP

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Member for Wide Bay, Queensland

Party
The Nationals
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

319 Kent Street
Maryborough, QLD, 4650

Postal address

PO Box 283
Maryborough, QLD, 4650

Telephone:
(07) 4121 2936

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 2301
Fax:
(02) 6277 8550

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Wide Bay, Queensland, 2016.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Indigenous Affairs from 14.9.16; Infrastructure, Transport and Cities from 14.9.16; Selection from 27.3.18.
  • Joint Standing: Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 14.9.16; Law Enforcement from 14.9.16; Migration from 28.2.18
  • Joint Select: Constitutional Recognition relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples from 27.3.18.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Nationals Whip from 26.3.18
Party positions
  • Chairman, Wide Bay Federal Division (LNP), 2010-14.
  • Chair, Wide Bay Region (LNP), 2010-14.
  • Vice President, Liberal National Party, 2015-16.
Personal
  • Born 26.6.1972, Mona Vale, NSW.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • Dip. Justice Studies.
  • Dip. Policing.
  • Carer, 1988-89.
  • Labourer, 1990-96.
  • Factory process operator, 1996-99.
  • Officer, Queensland Police Service, 1999-2016.
Electorate
  • Description: rural.
  • Location: southern eastern Queensland coast and hinterland; it includes the centres of Gympie, Maryborough, Murgon and Noosa Heads. It also includes Fraser Island.
  • Area: 14 573 sq km.
  • Electors enrolled: 102 856 (at 2.7.16).
  • Industries: eco-tourism, historical attractions, natural attractions, timber, dairying, grain, grazing, sugar, tropical fruit orchards, and railway rolling stock.
Honours
  • Queensland Police Service Medal - 10 year clasp, 2010.
  • Queensland Police Service - 15 year clasp, 2015.
  • National Medal for Service, 2015.
  • National Police Medal, 2016.