Hon Shayne Neumann MP

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Member for Blair, Queensland

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Shop 28-29, 68 Hunter Street
Brassall, QLD, 4305

Postal address

PO Box 5117
Brassall, QLD, 4305

Telephone:
(07) 3201 5300
Fax:
(07) 3201 5311

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4755
Fax:
(02) 6277 8533

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Blair, Queensland, 2007. Re-elected 2010, 2013 and 2016.
Ministerial appointments
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Attorney-General from 25.3.2013 to 18.9.2013.
  • Parliamentary Secretary for Health and Ageing from 25.3.2013 to 18.9.2013.
Committee service
  • Joint Statutory: Public Accounts and Audit from 18.2.2008 to 19.7.2010; Public Accounts and Audit from 6.2.2013 to 14.5.2013.
  • Joint Standing: Migration from 15.9.2016.
  • Joint Select: Gambling Reform from 21.10.2010 to 13.2.2013; Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples from 4.12.2013 to 25.6.2015.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Legal and Constitutional Affairs from 19.2.2008 to 19.7.2010; Petitions from 19.2.2008 to 17.6.2009; Employment and Workplace Relations from 17.6.2009 to 11.2.2010; Health and Ageing from 11.2.2010 to 19.7.2010; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs from 25.10.2010 to 14.5.2013; Social Policy and Legal Affairs from 25.10.2010 to 14.5.2013; Indigenous Affairs from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Shadow Minister for Indigenous Affairs from 18.10.2013 to 23.7.2016.
  • Shadow Minister for Ageing from 18.10.2013 to 23.7.2016.
  • Shadow Minister for Northern Australia from 4.5.2016 to 23.7.2016.
  • Shadow Minister for Immigration and Border Protection from 23.7.2016.
Party positions
  • Member, ALP from 1983
  • President, ALP Raceview Flinders Branch from 1990
  • President, Ipswich State Electoral Council 1995-2008
  • Campaign Director, Ipswich State Electoral Council 1998-2007
  • Delegate, ALP State Conference (Qld) 2000-08
  • Member, ALP State Rules Committee (Qld) 2002-08
  • Delegate, ALP National Conference 2004-07
  • Member, ALP Administrative Committee 2005-08
Personal
  • Born 26.8.1961, Ipswich, Australia.
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • B.A (Qld)
  • LL.B (Qld)
  • Lawyer 1985-2007
Electorate
  • Description: Rural
  • Location: south-east Queensland, west of Brisbane; it includes most of the city of Ipswich, and the towns of Kilcoy, Toogoolawah, Esk, Cominya, Lowood, Fernvale, Minden, Marburg, Rosewood, and Walloon.
  • Area: 6409 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 98368 (at 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: dairy and beef cattle farming, small crop production, commercial, construction and infrastructure industries, tourism and defence.
  • Electorate: Blair includes the Queensland Legislative Assembly electorates of Ipswich, and parts of Bundamba, Ipswich West, Lockyer, Moggill and Nanango.