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photo Mr Raymond Gordon HOPPER MP
Member for Condamine
QLD Legislative Assembly
The information on this page was provided by the parliamentarian or obtained through parliamentary handbooks or web sites. It was correct as at May 2009
Party   The Liberal National Party
State   N/A
Term Expires   March 2012
Parliamentary Service   Elected to the Fiftieth Parliament for the new seat of Darling Downs, 17 February 2001 (elected as an Independent); Re-elected 2004 and 2006. Elected member for Condamine, 21 March 2009.
Ministerial and Shadow Ministerial Appointments   Shadow Minister for Primary Industries; Fisheries; Rural and Regional Queensland from 6 April 2009. Shadow Minister for Food Security and Agriculture (including Fisheries and Biosecurity), 30 September 2008 - 5 April 2009. Shadow Minister for Natural Resources and Water, September 2006 - 30 September 2008. Shadow Minister for Natural Resources and Mines, August 2006 - September 2006; Shadow Minister for Employment and Training, July 2006 - August 2006. Shadow Minister for Racing, March 2004 - September 2005. Shadow Minister for Public Works and Housing, February 2002 - September 2005.
Parliamentary Party Positions   Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister for Primary Industries and Fisheries and the Shadow Minister for Natural Resources and Mines, September 2005 - July 2006. Opposition Whip, March 2004 - July 2006. Deputy Opposition Whip, February 2003 - April 2003.
Committee Service   Member, Public Accounts Committee; Public Works Committee from 23 April 2009. Member, Estimates Committee A, 2004; Deputy Chair, Select Committee on Travelsafe, 20 April 2004 - 19 August 2004; Member, Estimates Committee F, 2003 & 2002; Member, Public Accounts Committee, May 2001 - January 2004; Member, Estimates Committee D, 2001.
Party Positions   Member of the National Party from 21 December 2001 (Liberal National Party from 9 September 2008). Formerly Independent.
Other Positions   President P&C Cooranga North State School; First Officer, Cooranga North Rural Fire Brigade; Announcer, Bell Rodeo.
Former Occupations   Dairy farmer
Professional Activity   President, Bell Branch Queensland Dairy Organisation; Bell Branch Australian Milk Producers Association. Ward Representative, Bell Branch Dairy Farners Co-op
Electoral Address   14A Cunningham Street
Dalby QLD 4405
Telephone   +61(0) 7 4662 2527 or 1800 817 344
Fax   +61(0) 7 4662 5203
Date of Birth   3/3/60
Place of Birth   Jandowae, Queensland
Married/Children   Married; 3 children
Interests   Rodeos, horse training, shooting, farming and family.

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