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Mr Raymond (Ray) Stevens

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

Party
Liberal National Party (LNP)

Date of Election
22 March 2009

Previous Representation
Robina - LNP (10 Sep 2008 - 21 Mar 2009)
Robina - LIB (9 Sep 2006 - 9 Sep 2008)

Speeches
Inaugural | All Speeches

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

Contact details

Electorate Office Postal Address
PO Box 435
MERMAID BEACH QLD 4218
Electorate Office Address
2434 Gold Coast Highway
MERMAID BEACH QLD 4218

Phone: (07) 5600 0100
Fax: (07) 5600 0109
Email: Mermaid.Beach@parliament.qld.gov.au

Parliamentary Service

Current:

  • Member, Finance and Administration Committee: 10 May 2016

Past:

  • Member, Committee of the Legislative Assembly: 27 Mar 2015 - 10 May 2016
  • Leader of Opposition Business in the House: 31 Jan 2015 - 9 May 2016
  • Assistant Minister to the Premier on e-government: 11 Oct 2012 - 2015
  • Leader of the House: 17 May 2012 - 31 Jan 2015
  • Member, Finance and Administration Committee: 16 Jun 2011 - 19 Feb 2012
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Racing: 11 Apr 2011 - 19 Feb 2012
  • Member, Law, Justice and Safety Committee: 9 Feb 2010 - 16 Jun 2011
  • Shadow Minister for Tourism and Racing: 29 Nov 2010 - 11 Apr 2011
  • Shadow Minister for Tourism and Fair Trading: 6 Apr 2009 - 29 Nov 2010
  • Shadow Minister for Housing Accessibility and Shadow Minister for Public Works: 12 Aug 2008 - 5 Apr 2009
  • Member, Scrutiny of Legislation Committee: 11 Oct 2006 - 20 Mar 2009
  • Member, Estimates Committee A: 2008 - 2008
  • Shadow Minister for Information and Communication Technology: 17 Sep 2007 - 12 Aug 2008
  • Shadow Minister for Housing Affordability and Public Works: 16 Apr 2007 - 12 Aug 2008
  • Member, Estimates Committee A: 2007 - 2007
  • Shadow Minister for Public Works and Housing: 21 Sep 2006 - 17 Sep 2007

Career

Prior to election – Employed by Price Waterhouse (Sydney). Returned to family cattle and sheep station, “Doncaster”, Richmond, North Queensland. Moved to Gold Coast (1979). Established local businesses around Pacific Fair, Surfers Paradise and Nerang.

Local Government Service: Councillor, Albert Shire Council (1988 – 1994); Chairman, Works Committee, Albert Shire Council. Mayor; Albert Shire Council (1994); Amalgamation of Albert and Gold Coast Shire Councils (1994); Mayor, Gold Coast City Council (1995 – 1997).

Personal

Birth Date: 1 February 1953 (Townsville)

Family: Married (2 children)

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Finance and Economics (JCU) and (Macquarie). Admitted to Australian Association of Accountants (1974).