Hon Dianne (Di) Farmer

Profile

Hon Dianne (Di) Farmer
Electorate: Bulimba - View Map(.pdf)
Party: ALP
Election date: 31 January 2015
Previous representation: Bulimba - ALP (21 Mar 2009 - 23 Mar 2012)

Contact details

Ministerial Office

1 William Street
BRISBANE QLD 4000

Ministerial Office Postal Address

PO Box 15483
CITY EAST QLD 4002

Phone: (07) 3719 7500
Fax: n/a
Email:  [email protected]

Electorate Office Address

Tenancy 2, 630 Wynnum Road
MORNINGSIDE QLD 4170

Electorate Office Postal Address

PO Box 524
MORNINGSIDE QLD 4170

Phone: (07) 3914 2100
Fax: n/a
Email:  [email protected]

Parliamentary Service

Current:
  • Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development: 12 Nov 2020
Past:
  • Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence: 12 Dec 2017 - 11 Nov 2020
  • Member, Parliamentary Crime and Corruption Committee: 14 Jun 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
  • Deputy Speaker: 16 Feb 2016 - 14 Feb 2018
  • Chair, Finance and Administration Committee: 27 Mar 2015 - 18 Feb 2016
  • Temporary Speaker/Deputy Speaker : 26 Mar 2015 - 16 Feb 2016
  • Member, Environment, Agriculture, Resources and Energy Committee: 16 Jun 2011 - 19 Feb 2012
  • Member, Integrity, Ethics and Parliamentary Privileges Committee: 21 Mar 2011 - 6 Apr 2011
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee and Public Works Committee: 23 Apr 2009 - 16 Jun 2011
  • Temporary Speaker/Deputy Speaker: 22 Apr 2009 - 14 May 2012

Career

Consultant, public servant, Ministerial Chief-of-Staff, ALP organiser, publisher, speech pathologist.
Community Activity: Community interests/associations: Volunteer Marketing Coordinator - Morningside Festival; Patron - Cannon Hill District and Vietnam Veterans RSL Sub-Branch; Patron - Cannon Hill Bowls Club; Patron - QLD Scleroderma Association; Life Member - TS Gayundah Naval Cadets; Volunteer - Bulimba Meals on Wheels; Corporate Member - South East Brisbane Chamber of Commerce; Member - Bulimba Historical Society; Member - Friends of Balmoral Cemetery.

Personal

Birth Date: 12 February 1961 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)
Family: Married (2 children)
Education: Bachelor of Speech Therapy (B.SpThy); Graduate Diploma of Administrative Studies (GradDip.AdminSt)