Joe Kelly (Queensland politician)

Joseph Patrick Kelly (born 1 March 1970) is an Australian politician. He attended Ignatius Park College in Townsville, North Queensland. He has been the Labor member for Greenslopes in the Queensland Legislative Assembly since 2015.[1]

Joe Kelly

Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Greenslopes
Assumed office
31 January 2015
Preceded byIan Kaye
Personal details
Born (1970-03-01) 1 March 1970
Brisbane, Queensland
Political partyLabor

Joe Kelly is a registered nurse having completed his training at the Royal Brisbane Hospital. He is also a member of the Australasian Rehabilitation Nurses' Association. Immediately prior to his election to the Queensland Parliament, Joe was employed as a clinical nurse at Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Hospital, working in the area of rehabilitation.[2][3]

He has attained the qualifications Certificate of Nursing (RN), Advanced Diploma of Business (ADipBus), Graduate Certificate of Health Economics (GradCertHealthEcon).[2]

On 29 November 2016, Joe Kelly was elected as a member of the Parliamentary Crime and Corruption Committee, and on 14 February 2017 he was elected to Chair of the Queensland Parliament Agriculture and Environment Committee. He has previous served as a member of the Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic Family Violence Prevention Committee, and Health and Ambulance Services Committee.[2]


  1. Green, Antony. "Greenslopes". Queensland Election 2015. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Archived from the original on 28 January 2015.
  2. "Member Details". Queensland Parliament. Archived from the original on 10 September 2017. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
  3. Kelly, Joe (7 May 2015). "Maiden Speech" (PDF). Parliament of Queensland. Archived (PDF) from the original on 10 September 2017. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Ian Kaye
Member for Greenslopes

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