Phillip Thompson OAM MP

Phillip Thompson OAM MP

Federal Member for Herbert

Serving Our Community

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Together with our community, we’ve been working to secure our economic recovery, support jobs and help locals get ahead.

Through our local advocacy, we’ve been able to deliver on our local plan in Herbert, including:

✅ Establishing the reinsurance pool to bring down insurance premiums
✅ Delivering the Port channel widening to allow bigger ships into our port for imports and exports
✅ Funding a new youth precinct to get young people off our streets
✅ Starting a much-needed $80-million refurbishment for Reef HQ
✅ A Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide, and
✅ Delivering a new ward at the Townsville University Hospital.

Each and every one of these initiatives is aimed at improving the quality of life for local people and ensuring we’re supporting a better future for our region. Please check out some of our local projects here.

As your Federal Member I am always here to help. If there’s ever anything I can do, please don’t hesitate to get in touch on the phone, on Facebook or by email.

While you’re here, please take a minute to have your say, and let me know what’s important to you and your family.

Phillip Thompson OAM MP

We’ve secured significant investment in Townsville and surrounds, creating jobs and helping our economic recovery.

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Phillip Thompson OAM MP is the 13th and youngest Federal Member for the seat of Herbert

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I’m flying to Canberra this morning ahead of the LNP - Liberal National Party Leadership ballot.

Disappointed to miss the markets tomorrow but will be there next week to say thank you in person for the overwhelming support I’ve been privileged to receive from our community.
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I’m flying to Canberra this morning ahead of the LNP - Liberal National Party Leadership ballot.

Disappointed to miss the markets tomorrow but will be there next week to say thank you in person for the overwhelming support I’ve been privileged to receive from our community.

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Phillip for Shadow Minister, Veterans' Affairs 🇦🇺

An impressive victory in Herbert Phil. Let's hope the party rewards the many Queensland MPs who fought hard and were rightly victorious.

Run for leadership!

You deserve it. You have worked so hard, and I think those in your electorate know that 💗❣️

Phillip you and your team have worked hard over 3 years to help the Townsville Community to be a better place Thank You

Thats because your a good man and you have our interests at heart. Dutto is a good man as well. He lived and worked at Kirwan for a few years as you may know. Both of you are big picture people and possess a full appreciation of our current issues.

Brilliant result Phil - funny how QLD Labor have done everything to try and blur the lines between state and Federal responsibilities, but they then have a go at you for wanting them to do something about crime, which is a state responsibility. The three blind mice must be very worried about how well you did!!

A prosperous future will be when you are able to vote via google meet. Saving money and the environment.

I have to admit that feel somewhat disillusioned by the whole political process of late and especially the way that many Australian voters make such stupid decisions at the ballot box. At least Herbert voters seem intelligent enough thankfully.

Can you push to lose the masks on planes and airports

Good on you Phil ,love what you do for Townsville 😊

Wish someone could tell me why when I live in Annandale I have to vote Andrew Willcox! what's he going to do for us living up here?

Well done Phil , please pass on our best to Scott..

Pleased you are our representative for Herbert

First agenda, return to conservative values.

I was admitted to hospital 3 days before the election, had 2 knee operations on the same knee and treated for a bladder infection as well, during this time I had no visit from the AEC, nor did I see them at the Townsville University Hospital as an ex vet I was pretty disappointed, I ended up staying for a couple of weeks. Anyway Congratulations on your well deserved win.

Perhaps you could convey to the party that an election campaign requires policies not a juvenile advertising campaign 🙄

Good trip Phillip. So happy family back in Qld. One reason why people turned against Gov’t.

I look forward to clear direction from Mr Dutton.

See you when you get back Safe travels take care Phillip Thompson OAM MP - Serving Our Community

Interesting times for the party Phil. Glad to see you’re still member for Herbert, but the LNP needs a massive shake up - and jettisoning of the hard right factions that are killing the party. Wouldn’t be surprised if they fracture off.

Awesome Phil! It’s time you be a shadow minister

Please don’t vote for Dutton, he will destroy us

Despite the claims, Dutton is actially a good person. Which market will you be at and what times? Would love to finally meet you.

I am not sure Peter Dutton should be the leader. It needs fresh blood. Someone who does not give off the vibe of being so rigid and not a people person. You should run

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REMEMBERING ROY: An amazing tribute to Andrew Symonds’ life and career at Riverway Stadium this afternoon. Fantastic to hear from our nation’s Cricket Greats the stories and anecdotes that characterised the laid-back larrikin we knew and loved here in Townsville. RIP Roy. ... See MoreSee Less

REMEMBERING ROY: An amazing tribute to Andrew Symonds’ life and career at Riverway Stadium this afternoon. Fantastic to hear from our nation’s Cricket Greats the stories and anecdotes that characterised the laid-back larrikin we knew and loved here in Townsville. RIP Roy.Image attachment

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Would be good to see a portion of the stadium named in his honor

A life taken way to soon, was a great bloke and to see him around town always brought a smile to my face. RIP simmo you will be missed😢

Congratulations to all involved ❣️💔#RIPRoy

It was a wonderful memorial and all the speakers honoured him.

❤️ Rest In Peace, Roy

He was in a class of his own he will be missed by this country

RIP Roy

Good to see the new PM show up

Sleep well Roy. 🙏🌹

A nice send off for a fan favourite. The stories told in the team mate get together were great and seeing the loss etched in Gillies face was heart wrenching but great to see the support from Shane Watson and the other cricketing greats from Andrews era.

Was very touching congratulations to all involved #RIP Roy

RIEP Andrew Symonds

Geez can’t mistake that head mate 😂

RIP my favourite cricketer

Awesome turn out . Did Healy not get the no jacket no tie theme

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HOSPITAL SAFETY: Our investments secured last term will continue to pay dividends in our local economy for years to come. This week we marked the 'topping out' of the 6-level carpark at the Mater Pimlico, supported with a $19.75M loan, supporting 30 local businesses, and increasing safety and convenience for hospital users. ... See MoreSee Less

HOSPITAL SAFETY: Our investments secured last term will continue to pay dividends in our local economy for years to come. This week we marked the topping out of the 6-level carpark at the Mater Pimlico, supported with a $19.75M loan, supporting 30 local businesses, and increasing safety and convenience for hospital users.

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Where are the local ('independent') or state (Labor) members? Was this of absolutely no interest to them?

It’s great that a private hospital can envision what will be need for the future. Shame that our government public hospital can’t think that far ahead.

So glad you got back in Phillip Thompson OAM MP - Serving Our Community I had the privilege of meeting your Jenna.. Beautiful woman xx

Council elections next, would be nice to see labour loosing control and a different person, I think Scott Piper would be a great Mayor, anybody else think that!

Why is public money funding infrastructure for a private hospital? Not like the Mater is struggling for funds...

Well done Phil, another project came to reality

Australian Drought are over for good ALL we need is HONEST GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES odysee.com/@DavidKnightShow:1/tech-thwarts-govt-rationing:a

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Today I have written to Australia’s new Prime Minister Anthony Albanese to congratulate him and ask for a collegiate relationship that puts the people of Townsville front and centre. I’ve requested he honour commitments from both sides that will ensure our region continues to be a wonderful place to live, work and raise a family. ... See MoreSee Less

Today I have written to Australia’s new Prime Minister Anthony Albanese to congratulate him and ask for a collegiate relationship that puts the people of Townsville front and centre. I’ve requested he honour commitments from both sides that will ensure our region continues to be a wonderful place to live, work and raise a family.

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And this is why we voted for you, you're a man of your word and genuinely care.

Thank You Philip you Care for Herbert and people of Townsville. Congratulations on being re -elected 👏

Goog work mate, keep politics out of it. In my opinion the focus on politics and accompanying political rhetoric engaged in between the leaders of both parties almost gave the impression that the welfare of the people of our great nation were the second agenda. Thankyou for identifying that to Albo. And they wonder why they voted the way they did in the other States.

Great job. Anthony Albanese will be a wonderful Prime Minister… a man for the people! 😊😊😊👏👏

Great work. And even Harper has said he'll work with our new PM to ensure all promises are meet.

That's why You represent Herbert because You Care

Thinking of you and your family. We have been so impressed with you. It is now time for all parties to work together for the benefit of all in Australia and the Pacific region.

Thank you Phillip - excellent start. You’re representing all of us here in Herbert. Look forward to seeing you listen and act - and appreciate the balancing act you will have to perform.

Congratulations Mr Thompson on getting back in. You deserve it. You will have to work really hard as we now have a labour government and labour state. I know you will do your best for Townsville and that is all I ask.

Today's bully has a story where labour promise to keep their promises for the region. Time will tell

Bipartisan approach well done Phil, on a side note don't lose your unique style of leadership, you are the voice of the Ville and North Queensland. Well done on being re-elected brother.

Well done Phillip Thompson . You have shown your professionalism and the government is honour bound to support you. Keep doing what your doing.

Well done Phil ,as I said let's aim for P M

Thank you Phillip! Your hard work doesn’t go unnoticed! Congratulations on being re-elected we are a better community with your leadership!

Thanks Phil for your support always of The Mater Townsville. Congratulations on a great result 😊

Congratulations on your re-election Phil.

That's awesome Philip and Congratulations🎉🎉. You're working tirelessly for the greater good of our community. Well done!!

Congrats Phil. 👍

Best of luck Phil . You have a hard road to cope with !

Well done Phil

Congrats sir

I’m with you mr Thompson I Believe you can create changes for the future good of Townsville and congratulations on you being re elected 😁👍

Congratulations Phil.. P M one day !

Good on you mate. We will always support you !

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THANK YOU TOWNSVILLE- I will never take this honour for granted. ... See MoreSee Less

THANK YOU TOWNSVILLE- I will never take this honour for granted.

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Congratulations! Continue the fight against the disaster that Labor has been for Townsville.

Congratulations Phillip and Jenna. Well deserved. You work so hard for our beautiful city. We're better off because of you.

Congratulations Phil. Democracy has spoken in Herbert. Thanks for being the only politician to ever support what we do.

Congrats- your hard work as a local member, decency and integrity makes this a well deserved win. I think the overall result was also deserved because those qualities have been in short supply.

Congratulations Phillip. A well deserved win. Keep up the amazing work you do. Thank-you for your Service to our Country both in Defence and as a Politician ...💖

Thanking God. Phillip Thompson OAM MP - Serving Our Community you are incredibly hardworking, dedicated, generous & have genuine integrity. ⭐️👍🏼

Well done Phil, next steep contest the leadership, rebuilding the LNP needs a strong and crismatic person like you as the Leader, the numbers don't lie, moreover you have the people of the Ville behined you roll the dice mate!!!!!

So, so glad you succeeded, it's the only good news this morning,👏 Roll on State elections, by then people will see the mess Labor makes of our country.

Well done Phil. We loved our years in Townsville. You serve the people well. May God continue to bless you

Congratulations thomo I voted number one for you mate because I believe in you ☺️

Yesssssss!!!! Well deserbvrd mate. You have always looking out for us and of course most of us would want to back a winner. I put a number 1 beside your name knowing we would be in great ethical hands. Well deserved Phillip ☺️

Sorry about the overall result Phil, but I’m so grateful that you got another term. Well done my friend, you’re a shining light in this community. 👍👍

Congratulations Phillip and team a well deserved win for your hard work over the past term and what is to come.

Congratulations Phillip Thompson we are proud of your service in Townsville and an important part of the LNP team in Canberra.

Congratulations Phil, you’ve always worked hard for our city. Good to see you’re still in Parliament.

Welcome back to Federal parliament. Please continue with all the good things you've done for Townsville so far.

Congratulations Phillip never doubted the result would be anything else than a win. Be Proud and Hold Your Head Up High

Such a great result for you! Very sad about the overall result - scared to say the least

Congratulations Phil..I have never seen a politician work so hard as you have...well deserved and so proud of you..👍

Congratulations Phillip, you so deserved this victory. You have proven over the last 3 years what an incredible politician you are. You have done so so much more for our community than the useless State Mp's have done, plus the crap you take from that equally useless Mayor. Bittersweet also as now we'll have to endure a Federal Labour Government for the next 3 years, made even worse if the Greens form a Government with them. We can only hope that when it comes to State elections we bleed blue, oh and also boot Jenny Hill out.

Well done, Phillip. Thanks for continuing to look after us. Your job has just got a little more challenging.

Well done. Believe me we are very thankful that you put your hand up to represent us again. As soon as you did that, a blind man could have predicted the outcome. I think that as long as you keep putting your hand up, you'll continue to occupy the space you are now.

Never in doubt mate. Now time to rebuild our blue team.

Congratulations… a great result and well deserved. All the best for the upcoming term👍🏾🙏🏾

Well done Phillip! You are one of the good guys in politics so I am very happy knowing you are standing up for us. Shame about the overall national result but confident you will continue to work hard.

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