Minister for Revenue and Assistant Treasurer
18 July 2004 - 26 January 2006
Elected to the House of Representatives for Longman, Queensland, 1996, 1998, 2001 and 2004.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business from 16.2.00 to 30.0.01.
Minister for Employment Services from 14.02.01 to 18.07.04.
Minister Assisting the Minister for Defence from 07.10.03 to 18.07.04.
Minister for Revenue and Assistant Treasurer from 18.07.04 to 27.01.06.
Born 29.12.1961, Brisbane, QLD.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
Army officer and soldier 1979-87
Manager, telecommunications company 1989-91.
Proprietor, wholesale business 1991-93.
Partner in trade show and promotions company 1993-95.