George Christensen

Birth Day June 30th, 1878
Birth Place Mackay
Age 145 Years Old

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George Robert Christensen famed as George Christensen is an Australian politician who has been a member of the House of Representatives since the 2010 federal election, representing the Division of Dawson. He is a member of the Liberal National Party of Queensland and sits with the National Party in federal parliament. Overall, he is a very talented person. Moreover, he is famous for his social conservatism and for his criticism of Islam.

George Christensen expenses trip to meet alt-right figure, Lauren Southern

Government MP bills taxpayers $1,600 to get to Cairns for Great Barrier Reef trip with controversial far-right YouTuber. The government MP George Christensen billed taxpayers $1,600 to travel to the Great Barrier Reef and meet the far-right identity Lauren Southern but the controversial YouTuber “pulled the pin” on the appearance. The latest records of MPs’ financial interests reveal that Christensen accepted a free “reef trip from Cairns to Great Barrier Reef” from a company named Axiomatic Events. Axiomatic had arranged for Southern to meet up with Christensen, Dr. Peter Ridd, a controversial marine scientist, and some local young conservatives on 16 July 2018, leaving from Cairns and taking a fishing charter out to the reef. But Southern declined to interview Christensen during the trip. He instead posted a video of him and Ridd, out on the reef together. Christensen has only just this week declared that Axiomatic paid for the boat trip, more than a year after it took place. Other costs appear to have been picked up by taxpayers.

Early Life of George Christensen

On 30th June 1978, George Christensen was born as George Robert Christensen in Mackay, Queensland, Australia. His nationality is Australian and his ethnicity is White. As of 2019, he celebrated his 41st birthday. As per his education, he attended Mackay High School and later he went to Central Queensland University. 

Body Measurements of George

George is a very handsome person and he has gained a lot of followers from his very charming smile and from his attractive personality. At present, there is no information regarding his height, weight, and other body measurements. Overall, he has got a very healthy body. 

Career of George

  • Christensen was elected to Mackay City Council as a councilor in 2004 and he gained a seat on the amalgamated Mackay Regional Council in 2008. 
  • Christensen ran as the LNP candidate for the seat of Dawson at the 2010 federal election and he later gained national media attention during the election campaign for articles published by Christensen in the 1990s in The Student Advocate, a conservative university newsletter.
  • He later won the seat with a 5.02-point swing on a two-party-preferred vote with a margin of 2.43 points 
  • He drew criticism from fellow MPs for his manner of attack on Labor's shutdown of the live cattle trade to Indonesia in June 2011. 
  • He accused the National Health and Medical Research Council of demonizing the sugar industry due to their recommendation to minimize sugar intake in 2012. 
  • He launched a campaign in October 2012 to persuade the producers of science fiction television series Doctor Who to film the program in Australia in celebration of the 50th anniversary of its first screening on Australian television on 12 January 2015.
  • He won a second term in office by defeating Labor candidate Bronwyn Taha, adding a further 5.15% to give him a margin of 7.6% in the 2013 Federal Election.
  • In the wake of the 2012 Sydney anti-Islam film protests in September, he criticized those taking part in the demonstration, saying those who broke the law should "jump on the first plane and head back to where you come from because that stuff is just simply not on in this nation."
  • He told media that he wanted to see the death penalty introduced for serious crimes including murder involving sexual assault in 2013 of March. 
  • He stated on Twitter that those criticizing the 2014 federal budget should "do a tour of Asia & live like these locals", featuring a photo of an impoverished backstreet in a non-specified country in May 2014. 
  • He called for a ban on the wearing of the burqa in September 2014. 
  • He suggested on his website that Australia should consider corporal punishment for drug traffickers, writing that "It's time to do things differently, and I suggest we take a look at how they address the problem in Singapore in July 2015. 
  • He stated in a speech at a Reclaim Australia rally in Mackay that it was "foolishly naive to think that" Australia was not "at war with radical Islam" on 19th July 2015. 
  • He announced the launch of a new website, authorized by his office, to "fight the war on radical Islam" in 2016. 
  • He renewed calls for the suspension of the Safe Schools program, an anti-bullying program, with a speech saying elements of the program sounded "a lot like the grooming work that a sexual predator might undertake" on 25th February 2016. 
  • He was returned for a third term at the 2016 federal election, with a reduced margin when there was a 4.51% swing against him towards the Labor Party candidate Frank Gilbert.
  • He also voted for One Nation in the 1998 Queensland election.
  • He repeatedly threatened to resign from the LNP, and in February 2017 wrote a "letter of demand" to the Prime Minister in relation to inaction by the Federal Government to resolve a sugar industry dispute affecting his electorate.
  • His trip to Malaysia as a "medical tourist" for stomach reduction surgery led to criticism from the Australian Medical Association, "We have a world-class system here in Australia in 2017.
  • He moved a motion to ban the burqa at the National Party's annual conference in Canberra on 20th September 2017. 
  • He has been criticized for using taxpayer funds for domestic flights which connect with his Manila flights for these visits and has referred himself to the Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority to prove that this was within the rules.
  • He ran a last-minute challenge for the leadership of the National Party against the ultimate winner, Michael McCormack on 26th February 2018. 
  • On Saturday 18 May 2019 at the 2019 federal election, he was returned for a fourth term, with his previous margin increased by 11.43%.

Marital Status, Dating, Girlfriend, Wife

The marital status of George is unknown. In 2005, Christensen founded a publishing business with Nicole Ratliff, his girlfriend of the time, to produce two community newspapers Walkerston & Valley Advertiser and Northern Beaches Advertiser. The business folded in 2013. It is believed that the duo was engaged. As of today, the couple is enjoying their life. His sexual orientation is straight. 

Net Worth of George

In 2019, George Christensen's net worth has grown significantly. End of the year, George Christensen (Politician)'s estimated net worth is Under Review. His net worth is estimated to have in between $1 Million-$10 Million. His exact salary has not been revealed yet.

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