Luke Hartsuyker

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The Honourable
Luke Hartsuyker
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Cowper
Assumed office
10 November 2001
Preceded by Garry Nehl
Assistant Minister for Employment
Assumed office
18 September 2013
Preceded by Kate Ellis (Employment Participation)
Personal details
Born (1959-04-28) 28 April 1959 (age 55)
Muswellbrook, New South Wales, Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party National Party of Australia
Alma mater University of Newcastle
Occupation Accountant and business owner

Luke Hartsuyker (born 28 April 1959) is an Australian politician. He has been a National Party member of the Australian House of Representatives representing the Division of Cowper in New South Wales since November 2001. Hartsuyker was appointed as the Assistant Minister for Employment and as the Deputy Leader of the House in the Abbott Ministry, and was sworn in on 18 September 2013.[1]

Background and career[edit]

Hartsuyker was born in Muswellbrook, New South Wales, and was educated at Newcastle University. He was an accountant and business owner before entering politics.[2]


  1. ^ "Tony Abbott's cabinet and outer ministry". AAP. 16 September 2013. Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Mr Luke Hartsuyker MP, Member for Cowper (NSW)". Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 24 January 2010. 
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Garry Nehl
Member for Cowper
Political offices
Preceded by
Kate Ellis
as Minister for Employment Participation
Assistant Minister for Employment