Mr Andrew Laming MP

Member for Bowman, Queensland

Positions
Chair of Standing Committee on Employment, Education and Training
Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

10/32 Middle Street
Cleveland, QLD, 4163

Postal address

PO Box 8024
Cleveland, QLD, 4163

Telephone:
(07) 3821 0155
Fax:
(07) 3821 3799

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4258
Fax:
(02) 6277 8503

Connect with Mr Andrew Laming MP

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Websites
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL

https://www.aph.gov.au/A_Laming_MP

Electorate details

Bowman, Queensland

Electorate map
Electorate profile

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Bowman, Queensland, 2004, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016.
Parliamentary appointments
  • Government Representative, Australian National Commission for UNESCO from 2005.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Communications, Information Technology and the Arts from 1.12.04 to 17.10.07; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs from 28.2.06 to 19.7.10; Employment and Workplace Relations from 11.3.08 to 10.11.08; Health from 4.12.13 to 9.5.16; Indigenous Affairs from 25.9.14 to 9.5.16; Education and Employment from 13.10.15 to 9.5.16 (Chair from 13.10.15 to 9.5.16); Employment, Education and Training from 14.9.16 (Chair from 14.9.16); Health, Aged Care and Sport from 14.9.16.
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 1.12.04 to 17.10.07; Human Rights from 4.12.13 to 25.9.14.
  • Joint Standing: Treaties from 14.2.07 to 17.10.07.
  • Joint Select: Australia Fund Establishment from 25.9.14 to 25.6.15 (Chair from 14.11.14 to 25.6.15).
Parliamentary party positions
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Health Services and Indigenous Health from 14.9.10 to 18.9.13.
Party positions
  • Member, Liberal Party Kawana Branch 1993-2001.
  • Member, Liberal Party Wynnum Manly Branch 2001-03.
  • Member, Liberal Party Cleveland Branch from 2003.
Personal
  • Born 30.9.1966, Hobart, Tas.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • MBBS (Qld), DRCOG (London), MPubPol (NTU), MPA (Harvard), MPhil (Syd.), FRANZCO.
  • Fitness Cert IV (TAFE Mooloolaba).
  • Medical practitioner 1990-91 and 1993.
  • Landmine clearer, rigger and gymnasium manager 1992.
  • Aboriginal health researcher 1995.
  • Ophthalmology registrar 1996-98.
  • Senior ophthalmology registrar and Chief Executive Officer, Friends In Deed Organisation (FIDO) 1999.
  • World Bank consultant and travel writer 2000.
  • Health planning specialist 2001.
  • Ministerial adviser 2002.
  • Management consultant 2003.
Military Service
  • University of Queensland Regiment 1984-86.
Electorate
    Description: outer metropolitan.
    Location: south-east Brisbane; it includes the suburbs of Alexandra Hills, Birkdale, Capalaba, Cleveland, Mount Cotton, Ormiston, Redland Bay, Sheldon, Thorneside, Thornlands, Victoria Point and Wellington Point. It also includes the islands of Coochiemudlo, Lamb, Karragara, Macleay, Russell and North Stradbroke.

    Area: 537 sq km.
    Electors enrolled: 103 446 (at 2.7.16).

    Industries: farming, retail, light industry and tourism.
Publications
  • Lets go - Turkey (contribution, ed. ES Daniel and SK Quinlan), New York: St Martins Press, 2000.
  • Founding editor, Kennedy School Review, Harvard University, 2000.