Melissa Fay McMahon (born 15 May 1976) is an Australian politician. She has been the Labor member for Macalister in the Queensland Legislative Assembly since 2017. She is a member of the Parliamentary Crime and Corruption Committee (PCCC) and the Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee (LACSC) of the Queensland Parliament.
|Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly|
|Assumed office |
25 November 2017
|Preceded by||New seat|
|Born||15 May 1976|
|Alma mater||Griffith University|
Charles Sturt University
|Civilian awards||National Police Service Medal|
Queensland Police Service Medal with 20 year clasp
|Years of service||1994–2017|
Prior to her election to the Queensland Parliament, McMahon was a major in the Australian Army working in CIMIC, military police, information operations and career management. She served overseas in Timor-Leste in 2008 and 2011. She was also a senior sergeant in the Queensland Police Service, having worked on the Gold Coast, Logan and Brisbane.
McMahon has bachelor degrees in behavioural science, policing and secondary education with a diploma of public safety and qualifications in training and education.
McMahon is President of the Beenleigh Neighbourhood Centre. She is married with three children.
|Parliament of Queensland|
|New seat|| Member for Macalister