Steven Miles MP

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About Steven

Steven Miles was elected as the State Member for Mount Cooth-tha in January 2015 and was appointed as the Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef.

Steven grew up at Petrie and attended Petrie State School and St Pauls at Bald Hills.

Steven and wife Kim are raising their three children Sam, Aidan and Bridie. 

Together with his cabinet colleagues, Steven is also committed to tackling unemployment through job creation, listening to and acting upon the concerns of Queenslanders, and restoring integrity and accountability to government in Queensland.

So far in his term he has legislated to end mining on North Stradbroke Island, tightened laws requiring land rehabilitation, increased funding for koala conservation and protecting wildlife and developed plans to address climate change and protect the Great Barrier Reef.

Before entering parliament Steven ran campaigns to improve rights at work for Australian workers, including the campaign to save weekend penalty rates.