Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Queensland Government, Brisbane, Australia
Yvette D’Ath is the Queensland Attorney-General, Minister for Justice and Leader of the House.
Yvette was first elected to the Queensland Parliament as the Member for Redcliffe in February 2014 and again in 2017.
Prior to the 2015 election, Yvette was a member of the Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee and the Education and Innovation Committee in the Queensland Parliament.
She previously served in Federal Parliament for two terms as the Member for Petrie from 2007 to 2013.
While a member of Federal Parliament, Yvette served on a number of Parliamentary Committees including as Chair of the Joint Committee on National Broadband Network, Chair of Privileges and Members’ Interests, as Deputy Chair of Joint Committee on Public Accounts and Audit, as a member of Joint Standing Committee on Migration, as a member of the House Standing Committee on Education and Employment, and a member of the Speakers Panel for the House of Representatives.
Yvette was sworn appointed Federal Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency in 2013. Following a subsequent reshuffle, she served as Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change, Industry and Innovation.
Prior to entering politics, Yvette worked as an industrial advocate.