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Susan Eileen McDonald[1][2] (born 7 February 1970) is an Australian politician who was elected as a Senator for Queensland at the 2019 federal election.[3] She is a member of the Liberal National Party of Queensland and sits with the National Party in federal parliament. Prior to entering politics she worked as the managing director of Super Butcher, a meat retailer owned by her family cattle business MDH. She also served a term as state secretary of the National Party of Queensland beginning in 2003.[4]

Susan McDonald
Senator for Queensland
Assumed office
1 July 2019
Personal details
Born (1970-02-07) 7 February 1970 (age 49)
Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia
Political partyNational (federal)
LNP (state)


  1. ^ "Nationals women MPs defy 'blokey' party image". The Australian. Retrieved 29 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Qualification checklist" (PDF). Australian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 29 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Senate Results". ABC News. Retrieved 29 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Super Butcher Susan McDonald headed for the Senate". Queensland Country Life. 10 July 2018. Retrieved 29 May 2019.