David Littleproud was elected to the House of Representatives for Maranoa, Queensland, in 2016.
He was born and raised in Chinchilla and is married to Sarah and they have three boys: Tom, Hugh and Harry. David was educated at Chinchilla State High School before finishing secondary education at Toowoomba Grammar School.
During the past 20 years, David forged a career in agribusiness while living and working in towns such as Miles, Nanango, Charleville, St George, Stanthorpe and Warwick.
Together with his wife, David also owns a small business in Warwick which services the Southern Downs region and employs four people from the local community.
This background provides David with an acute understanding of the important role small business and agriculture plays in creating jobs and promoting economic growth in Maranoa. He understands he importance of economic development as a means of building a prosperous future for younger generations and developing the capacity of health, education, agriculture, telecommunications and small business sectors.