Steve Minnikin

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Steve Minnikin
Member of the Queensland Parliament for Chatsworth
Assumed office
24 March 2012
Preceded by Steve Kilburn
Personal details
Born Steven James Minnikin
(1965-07-09) 9 July 1965 (age 51)
Brisbane, Queensland
Political party Liberal National Party
Occupation Shopping centre manager

Steven James "Steve" Minnikin (born 9 July 1965) is an Australian Liberal National politician who is the member of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland for Chatsworth, having defeated Steve Kilburn at the 2012 state election.[1] He was appointed Assistant Minister for Public Transport on 3 April 2012.[2]

After the 2015 Queensland state election, he was appointed Opposition Deputy Whip. He held that role until 22 February 2016 when, following his involvement in a failed party leadership coup, he was replaced by Ros Bates.[3]


  1. ^ "Chatsworth - Queensland Votes 2012 - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)". 
  2. ^ "Premier announces new Ministry". Department of Premier and Cabinet. 30 March 2012. Retrieved 30 March 2012. 
  3. ^ Wardill, Steven; Vogler, Sarah (23 February 2016). "LNP punts chief coup plotter". The Courier-Mail. Retrieved 23 February 2016. 
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Steve Kilburn
Member for Chatsworth