Evan Moorhead

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Evan Moorhead
Secretary of the Australian Labor Party
in Queensland
Assumed office
12 November 2014
Preceded by Anthony Chisholm
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Waterford
In office
9 September 2006 – 24 March 2012
Preceded by Tom Barton
Succeeded by Mike Latter
Personal details
Born Evan Robert Moorhead
(1978-04-19) 19 April 1978 (age 39)
Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Alma mater University of Queensland
Occupation Research officer

Evan Robert Moorhead (born 19 April 1978) is an Australian politician and the current Secretary of the Australian Labor Party in Queensland.[1]

Born in Redcliffe, he received a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws at the University of Queensland before becoming a research officer for the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union. A long-time member of the Australian Labor Party, he has been a delegate to the Young Labor State Conference and the National Conference.

On 9 September 2006, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Queensland as the member for the seat of Waterford, succeeding Tom Barton,[2] the first Member for Waterford. Evan Moorhead was re-elected on 21 March 2009, but lost his seat on 24 March 2012.[3]

Evan Moorhead held the position of ALP Assistant State Secretary from 2012 when former office holder Jackie Trad entered Parliament.

He became the ALP State Secretary in 2014 following the resignation of Anthony Chisholm.[4][5]


  1. ^ ABC Online. "Queensland election 2015: Labor moves to reassure business community on transition to government". abc.net.au. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 15 February 2015. 
  3. ^ Electoral Commission of Queensland. "2012 State General Election - Waterford - District Summary". ecq.qld.gov.au. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  4. ^ Wardill, Steven. "Queensland Labor Party official quits post in faction rout". www.couriermail.com.au. News Corp. Retrieved 5 January 2015. 
  5. ^ Australian Financial Review Online. "ALP begins Qld pre-election reshuffle". www.afr.com. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Tom Barton
Member for Waterford
Succeeded by
Mike Latter