Dr Christian Rowan MP
Dr Christian Rowan is the State Member for Moggill in the Queensland Parliament. He is the Shadow Minister for Communities, Shadow Minister for Disability Services and Seniors, Shadow Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships and Shadow Minister for the Arts. Christian is a former Shadow Minister for the Environment and Heritage Protection and he is a former Shadow Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef.
Christian is passionate about the development and implementation of sound, evidence based public policy for the electorate of Moggill and for Queensland.
Christian believes in fostering an educational system which recognises that both personal fulfilment and social responsibility are compatible and that the pursuit of excellence is not in conflict with equal opportunity for all.
Christian understands the importance of a financially sustainable and accessible health system in both the public and private health care sectors.
Christian will always work collaboratively and constructively with other local community leaders to ensure the electorate of Moggill receives its fair share of funding for enhanced infrastructure and the delivery of vital basic services.
Christian is a Specialist Physician. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians’ Chapter of Addiction Medicine, the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators, the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine and the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
He is also a member of the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs.
Christian completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree at the University of Queensland.
Christian holds a number of clinical and administrative fellowships as well as a Master of Diplomacy and Trade from Monash University specialising in international relations, trade, contemporary politics and public policy.
Christian is a former President of both the Australian Medical Association of Queensland and the Rural Doctors Association of Queensland. Christian was previously a member of the Queensland Mental Health Commission’s (QMHC) Mental Health & Drug Advisory Council.
Christian is an Honorary Patron and Chair of The School of Hard Knocks Council, Queensland. He is also an Honorary Ambassador for Diabetes Queensland. He is a former Ambassador and current General Member of Anglican Overseas Aid.
Christian and his wife Jane, and their children, live in Pullenvale. Having grown up in Chapel Hill and Kenmore, Christian understands the issues of the Moggill electorate.