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Weightman, Phillip John (Phil)

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Birth Date: 10 February 1958 (Innisfail, Queensland, Australia)

Family: 1 son, 1 daughter

Education: St Mary's Primary School, Goondiwindi; Our Lady's Mount Christian Brothers College, Townsville (Primary); St John Fisher's Christian Brothers College, Townsville (Primary); Ignatius Park Christian Brothers College, Townsville (Secondary); Clairvaux College, Upper Mount Gravatt, Brisbane (Secondary); Diploma, Public Safety (Policing); Diploma, Justice Administration; Certificate IV Workplace Training and Assessment


Police officer

Party Positions:

  1. (ALP) Vice President, Cleveland ALP Branch
  2. (ALP) Former Secretary, Cleveland SEC
  3. (ALP) Delegate, Cleveland SEC
  4. (ALP) Member, Ministerial Legislative Committees: Police and Corrective Services; Local Government, Planning and Sport; Tourism, 28 Sep 2006 - 21 Mar 2009
  5. (ALP) Member, Ministerial Legislative Committees: Tourism, Fair Trading and Wine Industry Development and Women; Transport and Main Roads, 28 Sep 2006 - 21 Mar 2009
  6. (ALP) Member, Ministerial Legislative Committees: Environment and Multiculturalism; Communities, Disability Services, Seniors and Youth, 28 Sep 2006 - 21 Mar 2009

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Cleveland 9 Sep 2006 20 Mar 2009

Speeches: All Speeches

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Chair, Estimates Committee D 1 May 2008 25 Aug 2008
Chair, Estimates Committee B 23 May 2007 6 Aug 2007
Member, Public Works Committee 1 Nov 2006 20 Mar 2009
Member, Parliamentary Crime and Misconduct Committee 11 Oct 2006 1 Nov 2006

Additional Information

Notes: Received National Medal with 25-year bar and the Queensland Police Service Medal with 25-year bar (unofficial). Interests include watching sport, especially rugby league and rugby union at all levels; camping with the family; quiet BBQs with family and friends; exercising - walking, running, swimming or bike riding; getting outdoors whether in the yard, watching sport or bushwalking. Community activity involves Junior Rugby League (Level III Coach, Level II Referee and Certificate in Fitness); patrolling member, Point Lookout Surf Life Saving Club; community respresentative, Metropolitan South TAFE; member and support of a number of sporting clubs in the area; associated with Camp Quality for the past 18 years

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