| John Forrest|
| The Nationals|
| 2 July 1975 (age 40)
Carnarvon, Western Australia, Australia (1975-07-02) |
National Party of Australia
Wheat and sheep farmer
Andrew Broad Wikipedia
Andrew John Broad (born 2 July 1975 in Carnarvon, Western Australia) is an Australian politician who has represented Mallee in the Australian House of Representatives since 2013 as a member of the Nationals.
Broad is a former President of the Victorian Farmers' Federation, Director of the National Farmers Federation and Director of Australian Made. A small business owner, Broad operated his wheat and sheep farm for 16 years from the age of 22. In 2006 Broad completed a Nuffield Scholarship, travelling to over 40 countries to advance his knowledge of best practice canola production, exploring biotechnology, agronomic advances and new grower techniques.
Broad is a member of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment, the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties, and the group Parliamentarians Against Family Violence. Broad is a member of the Coalition Backbench Committee on Agriculture and the Coalition Backbench Committee on Trade and Investment.
Broad's political interests include small business measures, water policy, primary producer tax concessions, domestic violence, illicit drug abuse, drought policy and foreign aid.