Hon Paul Fletcher MP

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Member for Bradfield, New South Wales

Positions
Minister for Families and Social Services
Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Suite 1, Level 2
280 Pacific Highway
Lindfield, NSW, 2070

Postal address

Suite 1, Level 2, 280 Pacific Highway
Lindfield, NSW, 2070

Telephone:
(02) 9465 3950
Fax:
(02) 9465 3999

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 7560
Fax:
(02) N/A

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Bradfield, New South Wales at by-election 2009, vice Hon. Dr B Nelson (resigned).. Re-elected 2010, 2013 and 2016.
Ministerial appointments
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications from 18.9.13 to 21.9.15
  • Minister for Territories, Local Government and Major Projects from 21.9.15 to 19.7.16
  • Minister for Urban Infrastructure from 19.7.16 to 20.12.17
  • Minister for Urban Infrastructure and Cities from 20.12.2017 to 28.8.2018
  • Minister for Families and Social Services from 28.8.2018
  • Cabinet Minister from 28.8.2018
Committee service
  • Joint Statutory: Corporations and Financial Services from 25.10.2010 to 05.08.2013.
  • Joint Standing: Migration from 10.02.2010 to 19.07.2010; National Broadband Network from 22.03.2011 to 05.08.2013.
  • Joint Select: Cyber-Safety from 18.03.2010 to 28.03.2011.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Infrastructure and Communications from 25.10.2010 to 05.08.2013.
Party positions
  • Vice-President, Liberal Party Paddington Branch 1997-2007
  • President, Liberal Party Paddington Branch 2007-08
  • Vice-President, Sydney State Electoral Council 2007-08
Personal
  • Born 16.01.1965, Devizes, England.
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • B.A (Hons)(Syd)
  • LL.B (Hons)(Syd)
  • M.BA (Columbia University, New York)
  • Executive Assistant to Chief Executive, PA Consulting Group 1987
  • Solicitor, Mallesons Stephen Jaques 1990-93
  • Winter Associate, McKinsey 1994
  • Manager, Corporate Development, TNT Ltd 1995-96
  • Senior Adviser (and later Chief of Staff), Office of the Minister of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts, Senator the Hon. RKR Alston 1996-2000
  • Director, Corporate and Regulatory Affairs, Optus 2000-07
  • Principal, Fletchergroup 2008-09
Electorate
  • Description: Inner Metropolitan
  • Location: North Sydney; it includes the suburbs of Asquith, Gordon, Killara, Lindfield, Pymble, Roseville, St Ives, Turramurra, Wahroonga, Warrawee and West Pymble, and parts of Hornsby, Normanhurst and Thornleigh.
  • Area: 101 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 105662 (at 02.07.2016)
  • Industries: light manufacturing, service industries, commercial businesses and government offices.
  • Electorate: Bradfield includes the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of Ku-ring-gai, and parts of Davidson, Hornsby and Willoughby.
Publications
  • Wired brown land: Telstra's battle for Broadband, New South Books, Sydney: 2009