Steve Minnikin

Steven James Minnikin (born 9 July 1965) is an Australian Liberal National politician who is the member of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland for Chatsworth, having defeated Steve Kilburn at the 2012 state election.[1] He was appointed Assistant Minister for Public Transport on 3 April 2012.[2]

Steve Minnikin

Member of the Queensland Parliament for Chatsworth
Assumed office
24 March 2012
Preceded bySteve Kilburn
Personal details
Steven James Minnikin

(1965-07-09) 9 July 1965
Brisbane, Queensland
Political partyLiberal National Party
OccupationShopping centre manager

After the 2015 Queensland state election, he was appointed Opposition Deputy Whip. He held that role until 22 February 2016 when, following his involvement in a failed party leadership coup, he was replaced by Ros Bates.[3]


  1. "Chatsworth - Queensland Votes 2012 - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)". Archived from the original on 26 March 2012. Retrieved 25 March 2012.
  2. "Premier announces new Ministry". Department of Premier and Cabinet. 30 March 2012. Archived from the original on 19 April 2012. Retrieved 30 March 2012.
  3. Wardill, Steven; Vogler, Sarah (23 February 2016). "LNP punts chief coup plotter". The Courier-Mail. Retrieved 23 February 2016.
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Steve Kilburn
Member for Chatsworth

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