Terry Young (Australian politician)

Terry James Young[1] (born 20 February 1968)[2] is an Australian politician who has been a member of the House of Representatives since the 2019 federal election, representing the Division of Longman in Queensland. He is a member of the Liberal National Party of Queensland and sits with the Liberal Party in federal parliament.

Terry Young

Member of the Australian Parliament for Longman
Assumed office
18 May 2019
Preceded bySusan Lamb
Personal details
Born (1968-02-20) 20 February 1968
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Political partyLiberal ( LNP )

Early life

Young grew up in Kallangur, Queensland, attending Kallangur Primary School and Dakabin State High School.[3] Before entering politics, he owned and operated several retail businesses. He opened a Chandlers home appliance store in Caboolture in 1992 and a franchise of The Good Guys in Morayfield in 2001. He later established Drummond Golf franchises in Maroochydore and Gosford, New South Wales.[4]


In November 2018, Young won LNP preselection for the Division of Longman. He had previously contested preselection for the 2018 Longman by-election, but was defeated by Trevor Ruthenberg.[5] At the 2019 federal election, he defeated the incumbent Labor MP Susan Lamb with a four-point swing.[6]


  1. "Qualification checklist" (PDF). Australian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 29 May 2019.
  2. "Mr Terry Young MP". Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 4 August 2019.
  3. "Terry Young". Liberal National Party of Queensland. Retrieved 1 June 2019.
  4. Simmonds, Luke (23 May 2019). "Jobs top of agenda". Caboolture Herald. Factiva.
  5. "Young to take on Lamb at election". Pine Rivers Press. Factiva. 15 November 2018.
  6. "Longman". ABC News. Retrieved 1 June 2019.
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Susan Lamb
Member for Longman
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