Register to Receive Updates
Senator for Queensland
Gerard was born and raised on a family farming property just outside Chinchilla, on Queensland’s Darling Downs. Thanks to his upbringing and childhood experiences, Gerard maintains a deep appreciation for the land, its people and the challenges they face.
Gerard completed his secondary education in Toowoomba, before moving to Brisbane where he completed a Commerce degree at the University of Queensland – and later a Master’s degree in Taxation Law.
Gerard has extensive experience in senior finance roles across a range of industries, business types and countries. His experience gives him a strong understanding of our economy and how it affects consumers, investors, employers and employees. Gerard also understands the importance of reward for effort and will always strive to ensure that Australia’s small to medium-sized businesses are given every opportunity to succeed.
Gerard’s background means that he understands sound business principles; and as an LNP Senator for Queensland, he recognises the value of strong economic management, property rights and a just legal system, while he is also passionate about land management and ensuring the delivery of critical infrastructure. Gerard wants to ensure that the next generation of Australians have better opportunities, security and living standards than even we have enjoyed.
Good Government, is the best form of community service, and those who have gained it, should give it back in return.
The way forward
World Class Services
Today, more than ever, governments need to build income-generating infrastructure such as dams, power stations, rail and ports.
>> Read more.
Standard of Living
While economic growth is important, it should not come at a cost to our quality of life. It is time immigration levels were reduced It is time immigration levels …
>> Read more.
On the 17th December 2021, I wrote to AHPRA requesting information pertaining to how many medical practitioners they were investigating, as a result of them allegedly going against their COVID advice. My letter included, “Since the commencement of ATAGl’s medical exemptions for Covid-19 vaccinations, I request the number of investigations or formal inquiries into medical […]
Mr Martin Fletcher CEO, AHPRA GPO Box 9958 MELBOURNE VIC 3001 Via email: email@example.com 23 December 2021 Dear Mr Fletcher, Thank you for your letter of response to my initial query dated 4 November 2021 and published on your website on 23 November 2021. I ask that AHPRA provide a response to the following points […]
My letter to ATAGI asking that they reconsider the decision to approve the Pfizer vaccine for 5-11 year olds. It is my view that our children will be exposed to unnecessary and unknown risks for very limited short term benefits. The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation Department of Health GPO Box 9848 Canberra […]
My letter to the Queensland Premier requesting that she abolish vaccine mandates and restore civil liberties
The Hon. Annastacia Palaszczuk MP Premier of Queensland PO Box 15185 CITY EAST QLD 4002 15 December 2021 Dear Premier, I write to request that you abolish vaccine mandates and restore the civil liberties that you have taken from the Queensland people over the last two years. Earlier this year you agreed, along with other […]
For those of you saying I'm holding the Parliament to ransom, I say this: "Parliament should not be holding people to ransom!" Yesterday I spoke in support of a bill that would ban governments and businesses from discriminating against Australians who have not received a Covid vaccine.
I submitted the following Questions on Notice to the federal Department of Health during the most recent Senate Estimates. I'll update this page with their response and answers when I receive them.
Last week I sent the attached letter to the Prime Minister advising him that I will be withholding my vote from the Coalition until a number of key issues are dealt with.
Premier, do the right thing and let Queenslanders come home.
The attached document was sent to me and is a compilation of testimonies from medical professionals from around Australia who have witnessed adverse events in patients following the administration of a Covid vaccine or have experienced an adverse event themself.
"Tom, I'm not worried about 2050. At the moment, what I'm worried about right now is what's happening in 2021. And in particular, the adverse effects that are happening to young people across the country from vaccines in the last week. It’s not about statistics, it’s about the way these people have been treated after they’ve had an adverse event...