Introducing the Hon David Elliott MP.
In 1995, David Elliott joined the Australian Army and commenced his officer training at Royal Military College, Duntroon, attaining the rank of Captain.
Taking 18 months' leave, he worked as Press Secretary for the Hon. Peter Collins, QC MP who was the NSW Leader of the Opposition.
During 1999, David was Director for the Australians for Constitutional Monarchy campaign against the referendum for Australia to become a republic; for which he was awarded the Centenary Medal on 1 January 2001 for service to the constitutional reform debate.
Returning to the Army in 2000, David served in peace-keeping forces in Bouganville, Papua New Guinea and was awarded the Australian Service Medal.
David then worked as State Operations manager in Saint John Ambulance (NSW), before commencing as Executive Officer and then Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Hotels Association. In 2008, David Elliott became Chief Executive officer of the Civil Contractors Federation and held this position until his election to Parliament.
From 2015 and on to 2022, David Elliott held Ministerial portfolios in the Baird Ministry, Berejiklian Ministry and finally the Perrottet Ministry. These. Included Veterans Affairs, in which he was active in the refurbishment of the Hyde Park War Memorial and inviting Prince Harry to bring the Invictus Games to Sydney, Police, Emergency Services, Corrections, Counter-Terrorism and Transport.