• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: PR00257

Attwood, Julie Maree

(1957 – )
  • Born 31 May, 1957, Bundaberg Queensland Australia
  • Occupation Parliamentarian


Julie Attwood is an Australian Labor Party member (MP) of the Queensland Parliament for the seat of Mount Ommaney. She was elected 13 June 1998. Julie is currently Parliamentary Secretary to the Queensland Treasurer. Prior to her parliamentary career Julie was a manager at the Commonwealth Employment Service at Indooroopilly. She has a Graduate Diploma of Case Management and Client Service with Deakin University in Melbourne, Victoria.


Julie Attwood is actively involved in many local organisations and issues. She is a member of the Community Advisory Committee at Sir David Longland and Wolston Correctional Centres and the Juvenile Detention Centre, in Brisbane, Queensland. Julie volunteers as a pastoral care worker at the Canossa Aged Care Complex in Brisbane and as a community speaker for the Queensland Cancer Fund. Julie is on the Branch Council of the Scout Association of Australia, Queensland Branch Inc. and assists Guides Queensland with their “Women of Substance” mentoring program. She is also patron of many local organisations such as the Centenary and Districts Chamber of Commerce, the Centenary Meals on Wheels, Corinda State School Parents and Citizens, the Oxley Swimming Club, West Brisbane Falcons Basketball Club, the Centenary Junior Rugby League Club, Centenary Suburbs RSL Sub Branch, Centenary Table Tennis Association, and Centenary State High School P&C.

Her Parliamentary Service includes the following:

  • Member, Estimates Committee E, 2008
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer from 13 September 2007.
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Child Safety 21 September 2006 – 13 September 2007.
  • Chair, Estimates Committee G, 2006.
  • Chair, Estimates Committee B, 2005.
  • Chair, Estimates Committee B, 2004.
  • Chair, Estimates Committee F, 2003.
  • Chair, Members’ Ethics and Parliamentary Privileges Committee 3 May 2001 – 15 August 2006.
  • Chair, Estimates Committee G, 2001.
  • Member, Members’ Ethics and Parliamentary Privileges Committee 30 July 1998 – 23 January 2001.
  • Chair, Estimates Committee C 2000, Member 1998 and 1999

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