About Seath

 Seath currently serves as the Assistant Minister for Natural Resources and Mines and has been the Member for Pine Rivers since March 2012.

Before entering State Parliament in March 2012, Seath was State Manager for a not-for-profit Indigenous Employment organisation. In this role he travelled extensively throughout Queensland, engaging with business leaders, community leaders, Indigenous communities, training and employment providers in an effort to secure sustainable employment opportunities for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders. He worked closely with business leaders, employers, community groups and residents within the Pine Rivers electorate, throughout Queensland and nationally.

Seath has worked previously within Pine Rivers and the wider Moreton Bay region in coordinating Work for the Dole projects and as an Employment Consultant for long term unemployed jobseekers.

Seath has also been an IT Project Manager responsible for the development, installation and maintenance of software applications for government and corporate clients throughout Australia and New Zealand.

He has a wide range of management experience in Employment Services, Community Services and Information Technology and has qualifications in Community Services, Business Management and Project Management.

Seath has managed emergency welfare assistance programs, coordinated emergency disaster responses, managed programs for homeless clients and has written and facilitated life skills training programs. He also has a strong background of working with government agencies at local, state and federal level.

Seath is married, with three children, and lives in the Pine Rivers electorate at Cashmere. In his spare time he enjoys gardening, cooking and attending a variety of sport, music and theatre events.

He grew up in Nudgee and has lived in the outer north of the greater Brisbane area for most of his life.


Seath has served on the following Parliamentary Committees, Ministerial Advisory Committees and LNP Policy Committees:

2012 - 2014: State Development, Infrastructure and Industry Parliamentary Committee

2013 - 2014: Chair, Safer Roads Sooner Advisory Committee 

2012 - 2014: Tourism Minister's Backbench Advisory Committee

2012 - 2014: Science, Information Technology, Innovation and The Arts Minister's Backbench Advisory Committee

2013 - 2014: LNP Environment and Heritage Protection Policy Committee


Seath is Patron of:

Youth Care Pine Rivers

Cancer Council Pine Rivers Relay for Life

Pine Central Holy Spirit Rugby League Club

Pine Rivers Croquet Club



Seath is currently a member of, and/or undertakes volunteer work with, the following community organisations:

Pine Rivers Daybreak Rotary Club

Pine Rivers Chamber of Commerce

Pine Rivers Meals on Wheels

Pine Rivers Neighbourhood Centre

Pine Rivers AH&I Association

Pine Rivers Koala Care Association

Pine Rivers Musical Association (PRIMA)

Brainwaves - Acquired Brain Injury Community Resource & Therapy Centre

Act 1 Theatre Strathpine (Publicity Officer)

Moreton Bay Koala Rescue

Pine Rivers/Bray Park Local Chaplaincy Committee

C3 Church Bridgeman Downs

Pine Rivers Catchment Association

Amputees & Families Support Group

Koala Action Pine Rivers

Pine Rivers Memorial Bowls Club

PCYC Bray Park

Dayboro Historical Society

Liberal National Party (LNP) Pine Rivers