Cameron Dick was appointed Queensland Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning on 12 December 2017.
Cameron is a graduate of the University of Queensland, where he obtained degrees in Law, Commerce and Arts.
Cameron later obtained a Masters of Law at Trinity Hall, Cambridge.
After undertaking articles of clerkship at Brisbane law firm Goss Downey Carne, he was admitted as a solicitor and later a barrister of the Supreme Court of Queensland.
During the 1990s Cameron had the exceptional opportunity of working in Tuvalu, a small island nation in the South Pacific. Cameron worked in Tuvalu under the Australian Volunteers Abroad program (now Australian Volunteers International). Cameron served in Tuvalu as the Crown Counsel and as the nation’s Attorney-General. He was appointed as the country’s acting Attorney-General at the age of 27.
Professionally, he has worked as a lawyer in both the public and private sectors, including working as a solicitor with Crown Law, the State Government legal office.
From 2009 to 2012 Cameron served as a Labor member of the Queensland Parliament. On his election in 2009 Cameron was immediately appointed as Queensland Attorney-General and Minister for Industrial Relations, a rare honour for a first term MP. He later served as the Minister for Education and Industrial Relations in the Bligh Labor Government.
Cameron returned to practice law as a barrister following his defeat at the 2012 Queensland State election.
In 2014 Cameron was preselected as the Labor candidate for the state seat of Woodridge following the retirement of Desley Scott MP. He became an active member in the Woodridge community and was once again elected to the Queensland Parliament on 31 January 2015 and served as the Minister for Health and Ambulance Services from 6 February, 2015 until 11 December 2017.
Cameron is married with two children.