Mr Graham Perrett MP

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Member for Moreton, Queensland

Positions
Deputy Chair of Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights
Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Suite 106, Sunnybank Times Square
250 McCullough Street
Sunnybank, QLD, 4109

Postal address

PO Box 419, Sunnybank Plaza
Sunnybank, QLD, 4109

Telephone:
(07) 3344 2622
Fax:
(07) 3344 4276

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4542
Fax:
(02) 6277 8419

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Moreton, Queensland, 2007. Re-elected 2010, 2013, 2016 and 2019.
Parliamentary positions
  • Member, Speaker's Panel from 14.9.16
Committee service
  • Joint Statutory: Public Works from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016.
  • Joint Standing: Parliamentary Library from 19.2.2008 to 19.7.2010; Human Rights from 6.2.2013 to 5.8.2013; Human Rights from 15.9.2016 (Deputy Chair from 24.7.2019); Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 15.9.2016 to 1.7.2019.
  • Joint Select: Cyber-Safety from 18.3.2010 to 24.6.2013; Christmas Island Tragedy from 22.3.2011 to 29.6.2011.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Legal and Constitutional Affairs from 19.2.2008 to 19.7.2010; Primary Industries and Regional Services from 19.2.2008 to 19.7.2010; Employment and Workplace Relations from 24.6.2009 to 19.7.2010; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs from 25.10.2010 to 5.8.2013; Social Policy and Legal Affairs from 25.10.2010 to 9.5.2016; Education and Employment from 13.2.2013 to 5.8.2013; Selection from 14.5.2013 to 5.8.2013; Privileges and Members' Interests from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016; Indigenous Affairs from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016; Communications and the Arts from 10.11.2015 to 9.5.2016; Procedure from 10.10.2016 to 11.4.2019; House from 17.10.2016; Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources from 22.7.2019.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Government Whip in the House of Representatives from 13.5.2013 to 5.8.2013.
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Attorney-General from 1.7.2014 to 2.6.2019.
  • Opposition Whip in the House of Representatives from 30.8.2016.
  • Shadow Assistant Minister for Education and Training from 2.6.2019.
Party positions
  • Secretary of the Australian Labor Party Bardon-Rainworth Branch from 1997 to 2002.
  • Delegate to the Australian Labor Party State Conference (Qld.) from 2004 to 2006.
  • Delegate to the Australian Labor Party National Conference, 2004.
  • Member of the Australian Labor Party Administrative Committee from 2004 to 2007.
  • President of the Australian Labor Party Salisbury Branch from 2005 to 2007.
  • Delegate to the Australian Labor Party National Conference, 2007.
Personal
  • Born 5.1.1966, St George, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • DipT (Brisbane College of Advanced Education)
  • BA(Hons) (University of Queensland)
  • LLB (Queensland University of Technology)
  • Secondary school teacher 1986-97
  • Solicitor 1997-2000
  • Organiser, Queensland Independent Education Union (QIEU) 2000-04
  • Senior policy adviser, Queensland State Government 2005-07
  • Policy adviser 2007
Electorate
  • Description: Moreton
  • Location: southern Brisbane; it includes the suburbs of Acacia Ridge, Archerfield, Chelmer, Coopers Plains, Corinda, Fairfield, Graceville, Kuraby, Macgregor, Moorooka, Nathan, Oxley, Robertson, Rocklea, Runcorn, Salisbury, Sherwood, Sunnybank, Sunnybank Hills, Tennyson, Willawong, Yeerongpilly and Yeronga and parts of Algester, Annerley, Eight Mile Plains and Tarragindi.
  • Area: 111 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 97,782 (at 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: mainly residential with some light industrial and commercial activities. A light aircraft airport is in Archerfield.