Title Biography for HAMILTON, Garth Russell
Database Biographies
Date 31-03-2022 11:13 AM
Source Parliamentary Library
Current member Yes
State Qld
Electorate Groom
System Id handbook/allmps/291387

HAMILTON, Garth RussellBiography for HAMILTON, Garth Russell

Member for Groom (Qld)

Liberal Party of Australia

Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Groom, Queensland at by-election 2020, vice the Hon. Dr J McVeigh (resigned).

Committee Service

Joint Statutory: Law Enforcement (formerly National Crime Authority from 15.6.1984 to 1.1.2003 and Australian Crime Commission from 1.1.2003 to 24.11.2010) from 23.2.2021.

Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 11.3.2022.

House of Representatives Standing: Employment, Education and Training from 23.2.2021; Economics from 25.10.2021.

Party Positions

South West Region Representative to the Liberal National Party Policy Standing Committee from 2016 to 2019.

Vice Chair of the Liberal National Party South West Region from 2017 to 2019.

Member of the Liberal National Party Policy Standing Committee from 2017 to 2020.

Campaign Manager for the Liberal National Party Toowoomba North, 2017.

Chair of the Liberal National Party Regional Queensland Development Policy Committee from 2019 to 2020.


Born 5.3.1979, Southport, Australia


Qualifications and Occupations before entering Federal Parliament

BEng(Mining) (University of Queensland).

Project Manager at Balfour Beatty from 2007 to 2010.

Project Manager at Arcadis from 2010 to 2012.

Project Manager at Macmahon from 2012 to 2015.

Programme Director at Buro Happold from 2015 to 2016.

Director of Define Construction from 2016 to 2018.

Programme Director for Racing Queensland from 2018 to 2019.

Research Coordinator for CRC ORE from 2019 to 2020.