Elected to the House of Representatives for Fadden, Queensland, 2007. Re-elected 2010, 2013 and 2016.
Assistant Minister for Defence from 18.9.2013 to 21.9.2015.
Minister for Veterans' Affairs from 21.9.2015 to 18.2.2016.
Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of ANZAC from 21.9.2015 to 18.2.2016.
Minister for Human Services from 21.9.2015 to 18.2.2016.
Assistant Treasurer from 28.8.2018.
Joint Statutory: Corporations and Financial Services from 11.3.2008 to 19.7.2010; Public Accounts and Audit from 11.3.2008 to 3.2.2010; Public Accounts and Audit from 2.2.2016 to 9.5.2016.
Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 11.3.2008 to 5.8.2013; Treaties from 1.9.2016 to 27.8.2018 (Chair from 1.9.2016 to 27.8.2018); Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 14.9.2016; Public Works from 14.9.2016 to 15.9.2016.
Parliamentary party positions
Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Defence from 8.12.09 to 14.9.10
Member of the Opposition Shadow Ministry from 14.9.2010 to 18.9.2013.
Shadow Minister for Defence, Science, Technology and Personnel from 14.9.10 to 18.9.13
Secretary, Liberal Party Fadden Federal Electorate Council 2005-08
Chair, Liberal Party Labrador-Parkwood Branch
Born 11.12.1970, Cranbourne, Australia
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
Deployed to Bougainville 1998 with the Peace Monitoring Group, 1998
Description: Outer Metropolitan
Location: south east Queensland; it includes the suburbs and towns of Alberton, Arundel, Biggera Waters, Coombabah, Coomera, Gaven, Gilberton, Helensvale, Hollywell, Hope Island, Jacobs Well, Labrador, Molendinar, Norwell, Paradise Point, Parkwood, Runaway Bay, Stapylton, Steiglitz, Woongoolba and parts of Ormeau, Oxenford, Pacific Pines, Pimpama and Southport; also includes South Stradbroke Island and other islands in the Broadwater and South Moreton Bay.
Area: 395 Sq km
Electors enrolled: 104710 (at 2.7.2016)
Industries: residential; tourism, market gardens, sugar cane farming, and light industry including boat building.
The trial of Lt Gen Tamura - a question of command responsibility, self-published, 1992