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About Llew

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Strong Representation. Achieving Results.

Llew O’Brien is the Federal Member for Wide Bay. He was elected to the Australian Parliament at the 2016 Federal Election, and re-elected in May 2019 and May 2022.

Before entering Parliament, Llew served as a police officer in the Wide Bay region for 16 years and specialised in criminal intelligence and traffic accident investigation.

He is committed to strengthening the economy to create jobs and has delivered significant projects to drive job growth in Wide Bay.

Llew O'Brien's fight for a four-lane Tiaro bypass

In 2021 Llew O’Brien fought for and won a commitment to build a four-lane Tiaro bypass with a concrete barrier separating north and southbound lanes.

But there is more to be done to ensure this vital Bruce Highway safety upgrade project goes ahead with four divided lanes.

Click the link below to learn more about Llew O’Brien’s fight to save the four-lane Tiaro bypass.

Respecting and Protecting Your Property Rights

Industrial scale renewable energy projects and powerline pylons are threatening to divide and cut scars across Wide Bay communities from the Fraser Coast, through Gympie. and the South Burnett.

Prime agricultural land, private landholdings and native wildlife habitats of protected species are all at risk. 

Get in touch

Llew O’Brien MP
Federal Member for Wide Bay

Postal Address: PO Box 283 Maryborough Qld 4650
Address: 319 Kent Street Maryborough Qld 4650
Phone: 07 4121 2936 / 1300 301 968 (from landline)

Latest News


Night works will be undertaken on the Bruce Highway on Sunday 30 June 2024, as construction continues to progress the completion of the $1 billion Gympie Bypass, Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien has advised today.

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Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien has highlighted the fact that the drivers most at risk of a motor vehicle crash are those who are in their first 6 to 12 months behind the wheel, making 17 to 24 year olds one of the most at risk groups on the road.

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In the spirit of Australia, I acknowledge all citizens who contribute to making our nation the greatest on earth.

I acknowledge our defence force personnel, past, present, and emerging, for their service to our nation, and particularly those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the defence of Australia.

I also acknowledge the Australian taxpayers who, through their hard work, pay for the infrastructure, health, education, and emergency services that keep our proud nation healthy, safe, and prosperous.