Ros Bates Facts
Australian politician from Queensland
- Rosslyn Mary (Ros) Bates is an Australian politician.
- She has been a Liberal National Party member of the Parliament of Queensland since March 2009, representing the electorate of Mudgeeraba.
- Bates was first elected as the Member for Mudgeeraba in March 2009 after defeating the incumbent Labor Member Dianne Reilly.
- She was re-elected in March 2012 with an increased majority.
- She spent 29 years in the health profession before entering politics.
- She was awarded the Prime Ministers Centenary of Federation Medal (2001),
- She was born 25 May 1962.
- In April 2012, she was appointed the Minister for Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts as part of Campbell Newman's first Cabinet.