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BUCHHOLZ, the Hon. Scott AndrewBiography for BUCHHOLZ, the Hon. Scott Andrew

Member for Wright (Qld)

Liberal Party of Australia

Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Wright, Queensland, 2010. Re-elected 2013, 2016 and 2019.

Parliamentary Positions

Member of the Speaker's Panel from 12.9.2016 to 28.8.2018.

Ministerial Appointments

Assistant Minister for Roads and Transport from 28.8.2018 to 29.5.2019.

Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Freight Transport from 29.5.2019 to 23.5.2022.

Committee Service

Joint Statutory: Public Works from 14.9.2016 to 1.7.2019 (Chair from 13.10.2018 to 28.8.2018).

Joint Standing: Electoral Matters from 2.2.2016 to 9.5.2016 (Chair from 2.2.2016 to 9.5.2016); Electoral Matters from 14.9.2016 to 1.7.2019; Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 14.9.2016 to 1.7.2019.

House of Representatives Standing: Economics from 25.10.2010 to 9.5.2016; Petitions from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016; Procedure from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016; Selection from 4.12.2013 to 12.10.2015; Appropriations and Administration from 13.5.2015 to 26.11.2015; House from 14.9.2015 to 26.11.2015; Petitions from 14.9.2016 to 11.4.2019; Economics from 14.9.2016 to 11.4.2019.

Parliamentary Party Positions

Government Whip in the House of Representatives from 18.9.2013 to 23.2.2015.

Government Chief Whip in the House of Representatives from 23.2.2015 to 12.10.2015.

Party Positions

Chair of the Liberal National Party Transition Action Committee.

Chair of the Liberal National Party Condamine State Electorate Council.

Delegate to the Nationals and Liberal National Party State Conference (Qld.) from 2007 to 2010.

Member of the Liberal National Party Agenda Committee from 2008 to 2009.

Assistant to the Liberal National Party State Campaign Director (Qld.), 2009.


Born 27.3.1968, Rockhampton, Australia


Qualifications and Occupations before entering Federal Parliament

Chief of Staff to Senator B Joyce.

Ringer from 1985 to 1987.

Agri-finance manager from 1989 to 1991.

Managing director from 1992.


Name: Wright

Location: The Division of Wright consists of: Lockyer Valley Regional Council, part of the Gold Coast City Council, part of the Ipswich City Council, part of the Logan City Council, part of the Scenic Rim Regional Council, and part of the Southern Downs Regional Council.

Area: 7,577 Sq km

Electors enrolled: 112,115 (at 7.6.2019)

Industries: Boutique tourism and a wide range of primary production activities.