Honourable Stirling Hinchliffe MP
Minister for Tourism, Innovation and Sport and Minister Assisting the Premier on Olympics and Paralympics Sport and Engagement
Stirling Hinchliffe is the Minister for Tourism, Innovation and Sport, Minister Assisting the Premier on Olympics and Paralympics Sport and Engagement and serves as the Member for Sandgate, representing Brisbane’s northern bayside. Stirling has served in a variety of economic and social portfolios, overseeing the development of affordable housing choices, growth in Queensland’s successful resources sector, a strong regional plan balancing economic growth and protection of our local environment, and delivering employment programs including Skilling Queenslanders for Work. Following the Palaszczuk Government's re-election in 2020, Stirling was appointed as the Minister for Tourism, Innovation, and Sport which is allowing him to ensure local perspectives and needs are represented at the highest levels of our government. On 6 October 2021, Stirling was appointed as the Minister Assisting the Premier on Olympics and Paralympics Sport and Engagement. Prior to his election as the State Member for Sandgate, Stirling worked for a training company and has worked in public and private sector jobs, as well has having run his own small business. Stirling’s interests include history and sport, especially basketball.