Phil Reeves (politician)

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The Hon
Phil Reeves
Minister for Child Safety
In office
26 March 2009 – 26 March 2012
Premier Anna Bligh
Preceded by Margaret Keech
Succeeded by Tracy Davis
Minister for Sport of Queensland
In office
26 March 2009 – 26 March 2012
Premier Anna Bligh
Preceded by Judy Spence
Succeeded by Steve Dickson
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Mansfield
In office
13 June 1998 – 24 March 2012
Preceded by Frank Carroll
Succeeded by Ian Walker
Personal details
Born Philip Gerard Reeves
(1966-09-19) 19 September 1966 (age 50)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Spouse(s) Megan
Alma mater Griffith University
Occupation Sports marketing

Philip Gerard Reeves (born 19 September 1966) is an Australian politician. Born in Brisbane, he received a Bachelor of Arts in Leisure Management from Griffith University and was a sports management and marketing consultant. He joined the Australian Labor Party in 1987 and was Vice-President of the Garden City Branch. In 1998, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Queensland as the member for Mansfield, defeating sitting Liberal MP Frank Carroll. Reeves represented Mansfield until the 2012 election, and was Minister for Child Safety and Minister for Sport from 26 March 2009.[1]

Reeves is married to Megan and has three children.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 9 February 2015. 
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Frank Carroll
Member for Mansfield
Succeeded by
Ian Walker