Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment
Mr Curtis Pitt MP was sworn in as Treasurer on 16 February 2015. He is also Minister for Trade and Investment.
Mr Pitt’s responsibilities include the state budget and taxation, economic policy, government owned enterprises, insurance, trade development, and investment promotion.
Mr Pitt was born in Cairns Base Hospital and raised in Gordonvale in Far North Queensland. He was first elected to Queensland’s Parliament in 2009 as the Member for Mulgrave and has served as the Minister for Disability Services, Mental Health and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships from 2011-12.
Prior to becoming Treasurer, Mr Pitt was the Shadow Minister for Treasury and Trade, Energy and Water Supply, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships. He was also the Leader of Opposition Business.
Away from Parliament, Mr Pitt is a member of the Mission Australia’s Southern Corridor Family Support Standing Committee (Communities for Children initiative) and the Far North Queensland Regional Planning Committee. He has been an Auxiliary Firefighter with the Queensland Fire and Rescue Service, and is currently a member of the Edmonton Lions Club and the Gordonvale RSL Citizens’ Auxiliary.
His father, the Hon. Warren Pitt, was a member of the Queensland Parliament from 1989-1995 and 1998-2009.
Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations, Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs
Ms Grace Grace MP was sworn in as Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations on 8 December 2015. She is also Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs.
Ms Grace’s responsibilities include employment policies and programs, workers’ compensation, workplace health and safety, racing and multicultural affairs.
Ms Grace was elected as Member for Brisbane Central on 31 January 2015. She was previously a Member for the same electorate between 2007 and 2012.