Lower taxes. Smaller Government. Greater Freedom.

James McGrath

Senator for Queensland, Liberal National Party

More Tariff Cuts for Queensland Under Japan-Australia FTA

Exporters and businesses in Queensland are winning with another round of tariff cuts announced under the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA). Senator James McGrath said this is the fifth round of tariff cuts to come into effect, delivering new...

Queensland to Benefit from New Combat Reconnaissance Vehicles

Hundreds of new jobs will be created in Queensland with the Turnbull Government’s announcement of Rheinmetall as the selected supplier for the Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle project worth over $5 billion in acquisition. This investment in new Army capability is a key...

LNP eases the squeeze on Caboolture Hospital Parking

Patients, families and hospital staff will benefit from an additional 300 carparks at Caboolture Hospital thanks to a $2 million contribution from the Liberal National Coalition. Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister and Queensland LNP Senator James McGrath visited...

100,000 more Australians off welfare and into a job

More than 100,000 of the most disadvantaged Australians - many of them long-term unemployed welfare recipients - have gained a job through the Turnbull Government’s wage subsidy program since 2015. Wage subsidies are supporting businesses to give vital work...


Senator James McGrath currently serves in the Ministry as the Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP.

Maiden Speech

14 July 2014

The ying to the yang of low tax is small government—government that trusts people to make their own decisions. In Australia today the growth and centralisation of government at a federal level is a clear and present danger to our Federation and to the individual. 

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About Senator James McGrath

Originally from the Sunshine Coast, James spent his childhood across regional Queensland.

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