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David Crisafulli is an Australian politician. He has been a member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly since 2017, representing the Gold Coast-based electorate of Broadwater for the Liberal National Party, unseating incumbent Verity Barton.
Crisafulli was previously a member of the North Queensland-based electorate of Mundingburra from 2012 to 2015 and was initially Minister for Local Government, and then Minister for Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience during the premiership of Campbell Newman, from 2012 to 2015. Since November 2020, he has been the leader of the Liberal National Party and Leader of the Opposition.
David Frank Crisafulli was born on April 14, 1979 (age 43 years) in Ingham, Queensland. He is the son of Australian parents and graduated with a Bachelor of Journalism degree from James Cook University in Townsville in 2000. In 1998, he returned to his hometown of Ingham as a cadet reporter at the Herbert River Express.
Crisafulli moved into television in 2000, becoming a journalist with WIN News in Townsville, and was made chief of staff of the Townsville newsroom in 2002. During that time, Crisafulli also worked as a correspondent for The Australian and Sunday Mail newspapers, did weekly work for DMG Regional Radio as a newsreader, and lectured in journalism at James Cook University.
David Crisafulli was appointed in 2003 as a ministerial media advisor to the then Howard Government Minister and Liberal Senator for Queensland, Ian Macdonald. In 2004, Crisafulli successfully ran for what was then the 100% Labor Party-controlled Townsville City Council, on a conservative platform.
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In 2008, when the Townsville and Thuringowa councils were merged, he made a deal with Les Tyrell, the former Thuringowa mayor, to run in partnership for the mayor and deputy mayor positions on the new council. He was elected as deputy mayor, an office he held until his resignation in 2012 to run for a seat in the Queensland Parliament. During his second term on Council, he became the chairman of the Townsville City Council Planning Committee.
In the 2012 Queensland state election, Crisafulli was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Queensland in the seat of Mundingburra, as a member of the Liberal National party. He was appointed as the Minister for Local Government in the new Newman government. In February 2013, his role was expanded when he became Minister for Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience.
David Crisafulli re-contested Mundingburra at the 2015 Queensland state election but was defeated by the Labor candidate Coralee O’Rourke. Following his 2015 election loss, Crisafulli and his family relocated to Hope Island on Queensland’s Gold Coast. He subsequently ran a small business giving advice about dealing with government and business development opportunities.
In May 2017, he defeated incumbent Broadwater MP Verity Barton for LNP preselection to contest the 2017 election, and subsequently won the Broadwater seat. In December 2017, after the election of Deb Frecklington as Leader of the Opposition, Crisafulli was appointed as the Shadow Minister for Environment, Science and the Great Barrier Reef, and Shadow Minister for Tourism.
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On 12 November 2020, Crisafulli became Leader of the Opposition in Queensland, after the Liberal National Party elected him as party leader following the resignation of Deb Frecklington.
David Crisafulli is a happily married man. He has two children with his lovely wife Tegan Crisafulli. When it comes to his wife’s background much is known about her name, parents, siblings, profession and net worth. She has distanced herself from attention and rarely interacts with the media. However, as of February 2023, David Crisafulli and his wife Tegan are still married and living a happy life with each and their two children.
David Crisafulli net worth
How much is David Crisafulli worth? David Crisafulli net worth is estimated at around $4 million. His main source of income is from his primary work as a politician. David Crisafulli’s monthly salary and other career earnings are over $400,000 annually.
David Crisafulli’s remarkable achievements have earned his some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. He is one of the richest and most influential politicians in Australia. David Crisafulli stands at an appealing height of 1.75m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.