ACT Legislative Assembly

Members of the Eighth Assembly (2012-2016) - Steve DOSZPOT

Canberra Liberals, Molonglo Electorate

Photo of Mr Steve Doszpot


Elected 29 October 2008 (Member for Brindabella)
Re-Elected 20 October 2012 (Member for Molonglo)



Justice and Community Safety (December 2012 – present, Chair)
Education and Training (December 2012 – present, Deputy Chair)
Health, Community and Social Services (December 2008 – 2012, Chair)


Assistant Speaker (December 2012 – 2014)
Shadow Minister for Higher Education (July 2016 – present)
Shadow Minister for Education and Training (December 2012 – present)
Shadow Minister for Sport and Recreation (December 2012 – present; December 2008 – 2012)
Shadow Minister for Ageing (December 2012 – present)
Shadow Minister for ICT (December 2012 – present)
Shadow Minister for Education and Training (December 2008 – 2012)
Shadow Minister for Multicultural Affairs (December 2008 – 2012)
Shadow Minister for Disability (December 2008 – 2012)


Business Development Manager, CSIRO ICT Centre
ACT General Manager, Canon Australia Pty Ltd
Managing Director, CSM (International) Pty Ltd
ACT General Manager, Duesburys Strategic Connections
ACT Event Director, Sydney Olympic Games Organising Committee (SOCOG – ACT)
Managing Director, Canberra Strategic Marketing
ACT Branch Manager, Digital Equipment Corporation
ACT Branch Manager, Wang Computer (Australia) Pty Ltd
Part Completed Arts / Economics Degree – Australian National University
Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, (FAICD)
ACT Branch Deputy Chair, Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA)
PRINCE2 Project Management Certified Practitioner


Australian Sports Medal
Life Member Capital Football
ACTEW / AGL Lifetime Achievement Award – Sport


Patron of Eastlakes Cricket Club
Calwell Neighbourhood Watch Committee – Foundation Member 2008
Australian Republican Movement – Member 2008
Brindabella Blues FC, Masters Player, Junior Coach, 2007
President, ACT Olympic Council (2001 – 2005)
Volunteer, Radio 1RPH (Print Handicapped Radio)
Member, Yarralumla Residents Association
Patron of Brindabella Blues Football Club
Patron of Woden Valley Football (Soccer) Club
President, Soccer Canberra (1995 – 2002)
Canberra Institute of Technology – Advisory Board Member (1996 – 2002)
CIT Solutions – Board Director (1996 – 2001)
CanTrade – ACT Government Advisory Board Member (1995 – 2001)
NARA Sister City Committee – Committee Member (1995 – 1999)
Canberra Cancerians – Committee Member (1990 – 1994)


Born 23 September 1948, Budapest, Hungary
Married to Maureen, with two grown children, Adam and Amy and five grandchildren


Print and electronic media – occasional contributor of opinion articles and “fill in” host / announcer on commercial radio, former radio and television sports caller and presenter on SBS TV, 666 ABC, SSS/FM and 2CC
Participative Sports - Golf and Tennis, also played Masters Soccer until April 2009, convenor of ACT Assembly Parliamentary Football Team
Films and theatre
Researching and writing family history
Reading – mainly biographies
Listening to music – from Harry Chapin to U2 and live performances
Watching favourite sports – Football/Soccer, Rugby Union, Rugby League, AFL, basketball, cricket, golf and tennis


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