David Crisafulli is the Liberal National Party Member for the redistributed State seat of Broadwater.
He served as Queensland Minister for Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience between 2012-2015 following two terms as a Councillor and Deputy Mayor of the Townsville City Council between 2004-2012. Following the 2015 State Election, David established a small business offering planning and government strategy advice and relocated his family to the Northern Gold Coast.
In 2015 he became the first corporate member of the Rotary Club of Hope Island and has been active in local sporting, school and charity causes. After graduating from James Cook University, David pursued a career in media across print, television and radio. In 2004 he became the youngest person elected to the Townsville City Council and the first non Labor member in nearly half a decade.
He went on to become Deputy Mayor and chairman of planning where he oversaw the implementation of the city's new planning scheme and the upgrade to the region's CBD. David was elected to State Parliament in 2012 and was one of two people promoted to cabinet in their first term. He undertook the biggest reform to councils in a generation by empowering local leaders as well as overhauled the way we rebuild after disasters. David is married to Tegan and has two daughters, Georgia and Nicola. They enjoy dining with friends, are members of their local gym and are regulars at the region's coffee shops and farmers' markets.