Nicholas Dametto (born 18 September 1983) is an Australian politician. He has been the Katter's Australian Party member for Hinchinbrook in the Queensland Legislative Assembly since 2017.[1] Dametto finished third on the primary vote, behind the Liberal National Party and One Nation. However, he overtook One Nation for second place on Labor preferences, and then defeated LNP incumbent Andrew Cripps on One Nation preferences. Hinchinbrook had been in the hands of the LNP or the Nationals since 1960.

Nick Dametto

Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Hinchinbrook
Assumed office
25 November 2017
Preceded byAndrew Cripps
Personal details
Born (1983-09-18) 18 September 1983 (age 36)
Ingham, Queensland, Australia
Political partyKatter's Australian Party

Dametto was born in Ingham, and has worked within several industries, namely tourism as the previous owner of jet ski operator Townsville Watersports, sugar at the Victorian Mill and mining as a diesel fitter and boilermaker nationwide.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Green, Antony. "Hinchinbrook". Queensland Election 2017. Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
  2. ^ Grace-Curran, Olivia (1 November 2017). "Katter Party announces candidate for Hinchinbrook". Townsville Bulletin. Retrieved 8 December 2017.
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Andrew Cripps
Member for Hinchinbrook
2017–present
Incumbent