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Cummins, Christopher Paul (Chris)

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Birth Date: 12 December 1962 (Ipswich, Queensland, Australia)

Family: 1 son


Electrical Fitter/Mechanic for Queensland Railways; Owner/operator of a small freight business; Deputy Chairman, Sunshine Coast Economic Development Board, Mar 2000 to Feb 2001; Director, Caloundra and Maroochy Water Board, Mar 2000 to Feb 2001; Chairman, Sunshine Coast 2000 Olympic Torch Relay Committee; Director, Sunshine Sports Pty Ltd, Jan 1998 to Feb 2001; Director, Tourism Sunshine Coast, Aug 1997 to Jun 2000

Party Positions:

  1. (ALP) Former Vice-President, Caloundra ALP Branch
  2. (ALP) Member, Ministerial Legislative Committees: Deputy Premier; State Development; Public Works and Housing; Tourism; Racing; Fair Trading, March 2001 to February 2004

Local Government Service: Caloundra City Councillor, Mar 1997 to Feb 2001

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Kawana 17 Feb 2001 9 Sep 2006

Speeches: All Speeches

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Minister for Small Business, Information Technology Policy and Multicultural Affairs 28 Jul 2005 13 Sep 2006
Minister for Emergency Services 12 Feb 2004 28 Jul 2005
Chair, Estimates Committee C 30 Apr 2003 18 Aug 2003
Chair, Estimates Committee E 18 Apr 2002 30 Jul 2002
Member, Estimates Committee D 30 May 2001 30 Jul 2001

Additional Information

Notes: Interests include gardening, football, cricket, the beach, home renovations and his wife's cooking

Sources: Image sourced from the collection of the Queensland Parliamentary Library and Research Service

[Last Modified: Wednesday, 14 June 2017]