|Shadow-Attorney General and Shadow Minister for Justice|
|Member of the Queensland Parliament|
for Toowoomba South
|Assumed office |
16 July 2016
|Preceded by||John McVeigh|
David Carl Janetzki
28 June 1978
Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
|Political party||Liberal National Party|
David Carl Janetzki (born 28 June 1978) is an Australian politician. He was elected to the Queensland Legislative Assembly representing the seat of Toowoomba South for the Liberal National Party at a Toowoomba South state by-election in July 2016.
Janetzki was appointed Shadow Attorney-General and Shadow Minister for Justice by LNP Leader Deb Frecklington when she announced her opposition cabinet on 15 December 2017.
Janetzki was born in Toowoomba and raised on the family dairy farm between Brymaroo and Jondaryan, located on the Darling Downs. His German ancestors settled the Darling Downs in the late 1800s.
His father is a stalwart of the agriculture show movement and is currently the Darling Downs Sub-Chamber President.
Janetzki attended small country schools including Acland State School (alma mater of Alan Jones) and Jondaryan State School (alma mater of Toowoomba South predecessor John McVeigh).
He graduated from Concordia Lutheran College where he had been School Captain, Head Boarder Boy and First XI Cricket Captain.
He has economics and law degrees (honours) from the University of Queensland. He also hold an A.Mus.A (Piano).
Career before Parliament
Janetzki worked at Brisbane law firm ClarkeKann, Corrs Chambers Westgarth and in London with the Manpower Group. He specialised in commercial law and litigation. Upon returning home to Toowoomba in 2007, he served as Heritage Bank's General Counsel and Company Secretary.
In 2014, Janetzki was appointed to the Board of Opera Queensland.
He also served as the independent Chairman of the Southern Downs Regional Council Audit and Risk Management Committee.
Janetzki regularly promotes social enterprise and prior to his election, he was a director of the Vanguard Laundry Services project in Toowoomba. The project and its founder, social entrepreneur Luke Terry, won the Capital Impact Award at the 2016 Australian Social Enterprise Awards.
Janetzki also worked with many local community organisations including the Empire Theatres Foundation (Deputy Chairman), the Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Director) and the Salem/Northridge aged care facility.
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|Parliament of Queensland|
| Member for Toowoomba South