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A Business Luncheon with Hon David Littleproud MP, Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management
February 18, 2022
The Hon David Littleproud MP was sworn in as Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management on 6 February 2020. He has been a member of the House of Representatives since 2016, representing the Division of Maranoa.
Son of a former state government minister Brian Littleproud, David grew up in Chinchilla, Queensland and worked as an agribusiness banker before entering politics. He spent 17 years with the National Australia Bank (NAB), including 12 years based in Warwick, Queensland, as district manager. He joined Suncorp in 2011 as executive manager (business and agribusiness banking) for South West Queensland.
In 2016, he was elected to parliament. In November 2018, Littleproud was appointed Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Drought Preparation and Response.
Following the Morrison Government’s return at the 2019 federal election, his title was changed to Minister for Water Resources, Drought, Rural Finance, Natural Disaster and Emergency Management.