Contact Peter Russo MP


Together with his wife Kerri, Peter and family have lived on the Southside for over 10 years and they couldn’t think of a better place to raise their family.

As a defence lawyer for over 25 years, Peter is passionate about justice and a fair-go for all.

Peter was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia.

He was named the Australian Newspaper’s Australian of the Year in 2007 after his fearless legal defence of Gold Coast Doctor, Mohamed Haneef.

Peter is currently Chair of the Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee.