John McVeigh (politician)
|Dr John McVeigh
|Member of the Australian Parliament
2 July 2016
|Preceded by||Ian Macfarlane|
|Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestries of Queensland|
3 April 2012 – 14 February 2015
|Preceded by||Tim Mulherin (Primary Industries, Food and Rural Economies)
Craig Wallace (Fisheries)
|Succeeded by||Bill Byrne|
|Member of the Queensland Parliament
for Toowoomba South
24 March 2012 – 29 April 2016
|Preceded by||Mike Horan|
|Succeeded by||David Janetzki|
13 May 1965 |
Allora, Queensland, Australia
|Political party||Liberal National Party|
|Relations||Tom McVeigh (father)|
|Alma mater||University of Southern Queensland
University of Queensland
John Joseph McVeigh (born 13 May 1965) is an Australian politician. He has been a Liberal National member of the Australian House of Representatives since July 2016, representing the electorate of Groom, Queensland. He was formerly a member of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland for Toowoomba South from 2012 to 2016  He was appointed Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestries on 3 April 2012.
On 9 April 2016, the LNP announced that McVeigh had been preselected to contest the federal seat of Groom (previously held by his father) at the 2016 federal election. His resignation from the Queensland Parliament on 29 April triggered a by-election in the district of Toowoomba South.
- "Premier announces new Ministry". Department of Premier and Cabinet. 30 March 2012. Retrieved 30 March 2012.
- "Political son takes reins in seat". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 7 December 2015.
- "Queensland MP John McVeigh wins preselection in Ian Macfarlane's federal seat". ABC News. 9 April 2016. Retrieved 11 April 2016.
- "Meanwhile, in Queensland: who’s who on LNP, Labor Senate tickets". The Australian. 29 April 2016. Retrieved 30 April 2016.
|Parliament of Queensland|
|Member for Toowoomba South
|Parliament of Australia|
|Member for Groom
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