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Hon Shannon Fentiman

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Electorate
Waterford - Opens in a new window View Map (.pdf)

Party
Australian Labor Party (ALP)

Date of Election
31 January 2015

Speeches
Inaugural | All Speeches

Contact details

Electorate Office Postal Address
PO Box 273
WATERFORD QLD 4133
Electorate Office Address
Shops 13/14, Waterford Shopping Centre
22 Loganlea Road
WATERFORD WEST QLD 4133

Phone: (07) 3445 3100
Fax: (07) 3445 3109
Email: Waterford@parliament.qld.gov.au

Ministerial Office Postal Address
PO Box 806
BRISBANE QLD 4001
Ministerial Office
1 William Street
BRISBANE QLD 4000

Phone: (07) 3719 7500
Fax:
Email: communities@ministerial.qld.gov.au

Parliamentary Service

Current:

  • Minister for Communities, Women and Youth, Minister for Child Safety and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence: 8 Dec 2015

Past:

  • Minister for Communities, Women and Youth, Minister for Child Safety and Minister for Multicultural Affairs: 16 Feb 2015 - 8 Dec 2015

Career

Prior to election - Solicitor, Hall Payne Lawyers. Industrial advocate for the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union. Judge's Associate in the Supreme Court of Queensland to her Honour Justice Atkinson, board member of the Logan Women's Health and Wellbeing Centre, Secretary of the Centre Against Sexual Violence in Logan and the Duty Solicitor at the Beenleigh Neighbourhood Centre

Community Activity: Vice Patron – Surf Life Saving Queensland. Co-Patron – Women’s Cricket.

Personal

Education: Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (First Class Hons) QUT. Master of Laws at Melbourne University

Additional Information

Notes: Shannon is committed to social justice and throughout her career has worked to improve the lives of working people. She is passionate about fighting discrimination and unfairness at work and in the community.