Title Biography for DICK, Dugald Milton (Milton)
Database Biographies
Date 29-11-2018 08:44 AM
Source Parliamentary Library
Current member Yes
State Qld
Electorate Oxley
System Id handbook/allmps/53517

DICK, Dugald Milton (Milton)Biography for DICK, Dugald Milton (Milton)

Member for Oxley (Qld)

Australian Labor Party

Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Oxley, Queensland, 2016.

Committee Service

Joint Standing: Electoral Matters from 15.9.2016.

Joint Select: Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse from 7.12.2017.

House of Representatives Standing: Tax and Revenue from 15.9.2016; Procedure from 10.10.2016.

Party Positions

National President, Australian Young Labor

State Organiser, ALP (Qld), 2000-04

Delegate, ALP National Conference from 2001

State Secretary, ALP (Qld), 2004-08

State Campaign Director, ALP (Qld) from 2004 to 2008

Delegate, ALP State Conference (Qld) from 2011 to 2018


Born 21.7.1972, Brisbane, Australia.

Qualifications and Occupations before entering Federal Parliament

B.A (Qld)

Electorate Officer, Hon. D Beddall MP, 1993-98

Electorate Officer, Senator the Hon J Hogg, 1998-2000

Elected Official, ALP (Qld) from 2000 to 2008

Local Government Service

Councillor, Richlands Ward, Brisbane City Council from 2008 to 2016.

Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Brisbane City Council from 2008 to 2012.

Leader of the Opposition, Brisbane City Council from 2012 to 2016.


Description: Outer Metropolitan

Location: south-east Queensland to the south west of Brisbane; it includes the centres of Augustine Heights, Bellbird Park, Brookwater, Camira, Carole Park, Darra, Doolandella, Durack, Ellen Grove, Forest Lake, Gailes, Goodna, Heathwood, Inala, Jamboree Heights, Jindalee, Middle Park, Mt Ommaney, Pallara, Redbank, Richlands, Riverhills, Seventeen Mile Rocks, Sinnamon Park, Sumner, Springfield, Springfield Lakes, Wacol, and parts of Collingwood Park and Redbank Plains.

Area: 155 Sq km

Electors enrolled: 94997 (at 2.7.2016)

Industries: railway workshops, industrial, light industrial and commercial activities.

Electorate: Oxley includes parts of the Queensland Legislative Assembly electorates of Algester, Bundamba, Inala, Mount Ommaney and Sunnybank.