|Member of the Queensland Parliament for Redlands|
21 March 2009 – 31 January 2015
|Preceded by||John English|
|Succeeded by||Matt McEachan|
12 August 1961 |
|Political party||Liberal National Party|
Peter James Dowling (born 12 August 1961) is an Australian politician. He was a Liberal National Party member of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland from 2009 to 2015, representing the electorate of Redlands.
Dowling was born in Leicester, England. Before entering politics he was a labourer, painter and decorator and sales representative. In 2000, he was elected to Redland City Council representing Division 4, which covers Victoria Point and Coochiemudlo Island; he was deputy mayor 2006–08. In 2009, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Queensland as the Liberal National Party member for Redlands, defeating Labor MP John English.
In August 2013 Dowling stood aside as chair of the Parliamentary Ethics Committee after it was revealed he sent explicit text messages and images, including a picture of his penis in a glass of red wine, to a former mistress.
- "Peter James Dowling". Queensland Parliamentary Library. Retrieved 31 May 2009.
- Stephens, Kim (6 August 2013). "LNP MP Peter Dowling stands down in sexting scandal". .brisbanetimes.com.au. Retrieved 6 August 2013.
|Parliament of Queensland|
|Member for Redlands
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