Mark Bailey (politician)

Mark Craig Bailey is an Australian politician, who has been the Labor member for Miller (formerly Yeerongpilly) in the Queensland Legislative Assembly since 2015.[1]


Mark Bailey

Minister for Transport and Main Roads of Queensland
Assumed office
12 December 2017
Preceded byJackie Trad
Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports and Minister for Energy, Biofuels and Water Supply of Queensland
In office
8 December 2015  11 December 2017
PremierAnnastacia Palaszczuk
Preceded byNew portfolio
Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports and Minister for Energy and Water Supply of Queensland
In office
16 February 2015  8 December 2015
PremierAnnastacia Palaszczuk
Preceded byMark McArdle
Brisbane City Councillor for
Moorooka Ward
In office
2 March 1994  4 June 2003
Succeeded bySteve Griffiths
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Yeerongpilly
In office
31 January 2015  25 November 2017
Preceded byCarl Judge
Succeeded bySeat abolished
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Miller
Assumed office
25 November 2017
Preceded byNew seat
Personal details
Political partyLabor
ProfessionSecondary teacher

He was first sworn in as Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports and Minister for Energy and Water Supply in the Palaszczuk Ministry on 16 February 2015. On 8 December 2015, Biofuels was added to his portfolio. After the 2017 election, he was appointed as Minister for Transport and Main Roads, taking over from Jackie Trad[2]

Mark is a former Councillor for Moorooka Ward on the Brisbane City Council. He served as Chair of the Toohey Forest Management Committee and Chair of the Heritage Advisory Committee, as well serving as Deputy Chair of the Urban Planning Committee and a member of the Transport and Traffic Committee.

Mark is also a qualified high school teacher in history and drama and has worked in transport, gambling, liquor and racing policy for the Queensland state government.[3]

References

  1. Green, Antony. "Yeerongpilly". Queensland Election 2015. Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
  2. "Queensland's new Labor Cabinet sworn in at Government House". Australian Broadcasting Corporation 16 February 2015. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  3. "About Mark". Mark Bailey MP. 21 October 2015. Retrieved 17 July 2018.
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Carl Judge
Member for Yeerongpilly
2015–2017
Abolished
New seat Member for Miller
2017–present
Incumbent


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