· Youth Justice and Victim Support elevated to Shadow Cabinet
· Laura Gerber and Dan Purdie to join Shadow Cabinet
· Bryson Head appointed new Shadow Assistant Minister
Leader of the Opposition David Crisafulli has today unveiled changes to the LNP Shadow Ministry, with a focus on youth justice and community safety.
Tackling the four major crises affecting Queenslanders every day will be front and centre for the LNP team, with an emphasis on youth crime, housing, health and cost of living across Shadow Cabinet portfolios.
As part of the changes, Laura Gerber will join Shadow Cabinet as Shadow Minister for Youth Justice and Victim Support, while Dan Purdie will take on the shadow portfolio of Police and Community Safety.
Deb Frecklington will add the role of Shadow Minister for Energy and Cost of Living to her responsibilities and Dale Last will assume the role of Shadow Minister for Natural Resources and Mines.
Jim McDonald, one of the LNP’s representatives on the Youth Justice Reform Select Committee, has been named Shadow Assistant Minister for Community Safety.
Bryson Head, the youngest member of the Queensland Parliament, will become Shadow Assistant Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Shadow Assistant Minister for Resources and Critical Minerals.
Mr Crisafulli said the LNP was charting a course with the right priorities for Queensland’s future, supported by a strong, united and disciplined Shadow Cabinet.
“The LNP is committed to putting the focus on the issues affecting Queenslanders, including making our community safer, which is why Youth Justice and Victim Support will be elevated to Shadow Cabinet,” Mr Crisafulli said.
“Similarly, we are focused on easing the Queensland Housing and Cost of Living crises, which is why we have Shadow Ministers for Home Ownership and Cost of Living in Shadow Cabinet.
“We retain Integrity in Government, Customer Service and Open Data portfolios despite this tired, third-term Labor Government not prioritising these.
“The LNP will continue to have a laser-like focus on stopping you paying for Labor’s failures, which is why Olympic and Paralympic Infrastructure as well as Regional Engagement will be retained as key portfolios within the LNP Shadow Cabinet.
“Having senior Shadow Ministers with responsibility for the Games will ensure we continue to shine a light on blowouts.
“I thank Pat Weir for his important contribution to Shadow Cabinet including shining a light on Labor’s abject failure to manage our energy assets, resulting in the steepest energy cost-increases in the nation.
“As someone renowned for his discipline and knowledge of the Parliament, Pat will take on the role of Deputy Opposition Whip.
“Our team has the right priorities for Queensland’s future, including making our community safer, delivering easier access to health services, saving you paying for Labor’s failures, securing our housing foundations and working harder for Queenslanders.
“The LNP is a strong, united and disciplined team with the right priorities.”
|Leader of the Opposition
Shadow Minister for Tourism
|Deputy Leader of the Opposition Shadow Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Shadow Minister for Olympic and Paralympic Infrastructure and Jobs Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations
|Shadow Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Shadow Minister for Medical Research Shadow Minister for Women
|Shadow Treasurer Shadow Minister for Investment and Trade Shadow Minister for Home Ownership
|Shadow Minister for Finance and Better Regulation Shadow Minister for Integrity in Government
|Shadow Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Shadow Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Shadow Minister for Corrective Services Shadow Minister for Rural and Regional Affairs
|Shadow Minister for Energy and Cost of Living Shadow Minister for Water and the Construction of Dams Shadow Minister for Regional Development and Manufacturing
|Shadow Minister for Customer Service Shadow Minister for Transport and Main Roads
Shadow Minister for Justice Shadow Minister for CBD Activation
|Shadow Minister for Education
Shadow Minister for the Arts
|Shadow Minister for Police and Community Safety
|Shadow Minister for Housing and Public Works Shadow Minister for Sport and Racing Shadow Minister for Olympic and Paralympic Sport and Regional Engagement
|Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
|Shadow Minister for Local Government Shadow Minister for Disaster Recovery Shadow Minister for Volunteers
|Shadow Minister for Seniors, Communities and Disability Services Shadow Minister for Multiculturalism and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
|Shadow Minister for Youth Justice and Victim Support
|Shadow Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef Shadow Minister for Science and Innovation Shadow Minister for Youth
|Shadow Minister for Employment and Training Shadow Minister for Small and Family Business Shadow Minister for Open Data
|Shadow Minister for Child Protection Shadow Minister for the Prevention of Domestic, Family and Sexual Violence Shadow Minister for Women’s Economic Security
|SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTRY
|Assistant to the Leader of the Opposition
Shadow Assistant Minister for Western Queensland
Shadow Assistant Minister for Trade
|Shadow Assistant Minister for Higher Education
Shadow Assistant Minister for Research
Shadow Assistant Minister for Defence Industry
Shadow Assistant Minister for Veterans
|Shadow Assistant Minister for State Development Shadow Assistant Minister for Community Safety
|Shadow Assistant Minister for Mental Health Shadow Assistant Minister for Drug and Alcohol Treatment Shadow Assistant Minister for Families
Shadow Assistant Minister for Seniors
|Shadow Assistant Minister for Tourism Industry Development
|Shadow Assistant Minister for Finance Shadow Assistant Minister for Energy
|Shadow Assistant Minister for Multicultural Communities and International Student Attraction
|Shadow Assistant Minister for Agricultural Industry Development Shadow Assistant Minister for Resources and Critical Minerals
Andrew Powell – Manager of Opposition Business
Mark Boothman – Whip
Pat Weir Deputy – Whip
Trevor Watts – Shadow Cabinet Secretary
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