The Hon. Curtis Pitt was sworn in as Queensland’s Treasurer following the historic 2015 Queensland election. He is also Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships and Minister for Sport and has previously served as Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations, Minister for Disability Services and was Queensland’s first standalone Minister for Mental Health. He was elected into the Queensland Parliament as the Member for Mulgrave in 2009 and continues to work tirelessly for people of the Far North Queensland.
In Opposition he was Labor’s spokesperson for Treasury, Trade, Energy, Water Supply, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships, Main Roads and Sport. Curtis and his wife Kerry live in his childhood town of Gordonvale. They are the proud parents of four children: Isabel (deceased), Tristan, Layla and Kobi.
Curtis is a patron of Stillbirth and Neo-natal Death Support Queensland (SANDS), Edmonton Tennis Association, Innisfail Police Citizens Youth Club, Edmonton Storm Junior Rugby League Club, Vice-Patron of Surf Life Saving Queensland and a member of the Gordonvale RSL Citizens’ Auxiliary. His sporting interests include tennis, cycling, rugby league and judo.