Keith Pitt

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The Honourable
Keith Pitt
MP
Keith Pitt Portrait 2013.jpg
Assistant Minister for Trade, Investment and Tourism
Assumed office
19 July 2016
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull
Preceded by Richard Colbeck (as Minister Assisting the Minister for Trade and Investment)
Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister
In office
18 February 2016 – 19 July 2016
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull
Preceded by Michael McCormack
Succeeded by Luke Hartsuyker
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Hinkler
Assumed office
7 September 2013
Preceded by Paul Neville
Personal details
Born Keith John Pitt
(1969-08-31) 31 August 1969 (age 47)
Bundaberg, Queensland
Political party Liberal National Party of Queensland
Spouse(s) Allison
Children 3
Alma mater Queensland University of Technology

Keith John Pitt (born 31 August 1969) is a member of the Australian House of Representatives representing the Division of Hinkler as a member of the Liberal National Party.[1] Previously, he owned two cane farms.[2]

On 18 February 2016, Pitt was sworn in as the Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister following a rearrangement in the First Turnbull Ministry.[3][4] With the reelection of the Turnbull Government in 2016, Pitt became the Assistant Minister for Trade, Investment and Tourism in the Second Turnbull Ministry.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Keith Pitt". Liberal Party of Australia. Retrieved 2013-10-03. 
  2. ^ "Keith Pitt". Liberal National Party of Queensland. Archived from the original on 5 October 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-03. 
  3. ^ Massola, James (13 February 2016). "Cabinet reshuffle: Malcolm Turnbull announces new frontbench as Mal Brough resigns". The Age. Retrieved 13 February 2016. 
  4. ^ "Ministerial Swearing-in Ceremony". Events. Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia. 18 February 2016. Retrieved 19 February 2016. 
  5. ^ Anderson, Stephanie (20 July 2016). "Election 2016: Malcolm Turnbull unveils ministry with Christopher Pyne, Greg Hunt on the move". ABC News. Retrieved 22 July 2016. 
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Paul Neville
Member for Hinkler
2013–present
Incumbent
Political offices
Preceded by
Richard Colbeck
as Minister Assisting the Minister for Trade and Investment
Assistant Minister for Trade, Investment and Tourism
2016–present
Incumbent
Preceded by
Michael McCormack
Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister
2016
Succeeded by
Luke Hartsuyker