Mr Llew O'Brien MP

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Member for Wide Bay, Queensland

Positions
Chair of Standing Committee on Petitions
Party
Liberal National Party of Queensland
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. Re-elected 2019.
Committee service
  • Joint Statutory: Law Enforcement from 14.9.2016.
  • Joint Standing: Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 14.9.2016 to 1.7.2019; Migration from 28.2.2018 to 1.7.2019.
  • Joint Select: Constitutional Recognition relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples from 27.3.2018 to 29.11.2018; Australia's Family Law System from 14.10.2019.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Indigenous Affairs from 14.9.2016 to 11.4.2019; Infrastructure, Transport and Cities from 14.9.2016 to 11.4.2019; Selection from 27.3.2018 to 11.4.2019; Petitions from 4.7.2019 (Chair from 24.7.2019); Privileges and Members' Interests from 4.7.2019.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Nationals Whip in the House of Representatives from 26.3.2018.
Party positions
  • Chair of the Liberal National Party Wide Bay Division from 2010 to 2014.
  • Vice-President of the Liberal National Party (Qld.) from 2015 to 2016.
Personal
  • Born 26.6.1972, Mona Vale, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • DipJusticeSt ().
  • DipPolicing ().
  • Carer, 1988-89.
  • Labourer, 1990-96.
  • Factory process operator, 1996-99.
  • Officer, Queensland Police Service, 1999-2016.
Electorate
  • Description: Wide Bay
  • 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 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: eco-tourism, historical attractions, natural attractions, timber, dairying, grain, grazing, sugar, tropical fruit orchards, and railway rolling stock.
  • Electorate:
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.