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Mr Llew O'Brien MP

Mr Llew O'Brien MP

Member for Wide Bay, Queensland

Positions
Deputy Speaker
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.
Parliamentary positions
  • Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives from 10.2.2020.
Committee service
  • Joint Statutory: Law Enforcement (formerly National Crime Authority from 15.6.1984 to 1.1.2003 and Australian Crime Commission from 1.1.2003 to 24.11.2010) from 14.9.2016 to 24.2.2020.
  • 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 (2018) from 27.3.2018 to 29.11.2018; Australia's Family Law System from 14.10.2019 to 24.2.2020; Road Safety from 24.10.2019 to 24.2.2020.
  • 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 to 24.2.2020 (Chair from 24.7.2019 to 24.2.2020); Privileges and Members' Interests from 4.7.2019 to 24.2.2020.
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 from 1988 to 1989.
  • Labourer from 1990 to 1996.
  • Factory process operator from 1996 to 1999.
  • Police Officer (Qld) from 1999 to 2016.
Electorate
  • Name: Wide Bay
  • Location: The Division of Wide Bay consists of: Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council, Gympie Regional Council, Noosa Shire Council, part of the Fraser Coast Regional Council, part of the South Burnett Regional Council, and part of the Sunshine Coast Regional Council.
  • Area: 14,227 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 107,495 (at 6.6.2019)
  • Industries: Eco-tourism (Fraser Island), historical attractions (Maryborough), natural attractions (Cooloola Coast), timber, dairying, grain, grazing, sugar, tropical fruit orchards, and railway rolling stock (including Queensland's 'tilt' trains).
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.