Ms Rosslyn (Ros) Bates

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Electorate
Mudgeeraba - Opens in a new window View Map (.pdf)

Party
Liberal National Party (LNP)

Date of Election
21 March 2009

Speeches
Inaugural | All Speeches

Website
http://www.rosbates.com.au/ (opens in a new window)

Contact details

Electorate Office Postal Address
PO Box 897
MUDGEERABA QLD 4213
Electorate Office Address
Mudgeeraba Professional Centre, Swan Lane
MUDGEERABA QLD 4213

Phone: (07) 5601 7100
Fax: (07) 5601 7109
Email: Mudgeeraba@parliament.qld.gov.au

Parliamentary Service

Current:

  • Shadow Minister for Communities, Women and Youth, Child Safety and the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence and Shadow Minister for Disability Services and Seniors: 26 May 2016

Past:

  • Shadow Minister for Communities, Child Safety, Disabilities Services and the Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence: 10 May 2016 - 26 May 2016
  • Member, Ethics Committee: 18 Feb 2016 - 10 May 2016
  • Member, Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic Family Violence Prevention Committee: 18 Feb 2016 - 10 May 2016
  • Deputy Opposition Whip: 22 Feb 2016 - 9 May 2016
  • Member, Health and Ambulance Services Committee: 27 Mar 2015 - 18 Feb 2016
  • Member, Health and Community Services Committee: 16 Apr 2013 - 6 Jan 2015
  • Minister for Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts: 3 Apr 2012 - 15 Feb 2013
  • Member, Finance and Administration Committee: 16 Jun 2011 - 19 Feb 2012
  • Shadow Minister for Government Services, Building Industry, Information and Communication Technology: 11 Apr 2011 - 19 Feb 2012
  • Member, Social Development Committee: 23 Apr 2009 - 16 Jun 2011

Career

Prior to election - Various clinical and administrative positions in Victoria (1981 – 1998); General Manager, Wesley Gold Coast Hospital, Southport (1998 – 2001); Clinical Science Associate, Genzyme Australasia, QLD, WA, NT and NZ (2001 – 2006); Director, Government & Media Relations, Entrée Vous Pty Ltd (2006 – 2009).

Party Positions:
  1. (LNP) Member, Liberal National Party State Council. 2008
  2. (LNP) Chairman, Mudgeeraba State Electoral Council. 2008
  3. (LNP) Member, Liberal National Party (QLD Division) of the Federal Liberal Party. 2008

Official Awards: Prime Minister’s Centenary of Federation Medal for Services to the Australian Community in Health in 2003; Royal Australian College of Nursing Distinguished Nursing Services Award (QLD Division) in 2001; Queensland Telstra Business Woman of the Year Award (AusIndustry Category) in 2000.

Community Activity: Member of many local community organisations; Founder of the Mudgeeraba Action Group in 2006.

Personal

Birth Date: 25 May 1962 (Healesville, Victoria)

Education: Mount Lilydale College, Lilydale, Victoria (1974 – 1978); Diploma of Enrolled Nursing, Prince Henry’s Hospital, Melbourne (1980 – 1981); Diploma of Nursing-Registered General Nurse, Box Hill Hospital, Box Hill, Victoria (1983 – 1986).