Scott Stewart (politician)

Scott James Stewart is an Australian politician. He has been the Labor member for Townsville in the Queensland Legislative Assembly since February 2015.[1]

Scott Stewart

Scott Stewart in Townsville, 2018
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Townsville
Assumed office
31 January 2015
Preceded byJohn Hathaway
Personal details
BornHome Hill, Queensland
Political partyLabor

Stewart was a high school principal and educator in the Townsville region. He was the principal of Pimlico State High School when he contested the seat of Townsville.[2]

During his time in education Scott established a boxing program, aimed at helping under-achieving indigenous students re-engage with schooling through sport.

Scott and his wife Jackie moved to Townsville in 1999 to raise their three children. He is a volunteer with Townsville Rotary and sits on several committees including the North Queensland Stadium Activation Group, Community Aviation Consultation Group, CBD Taskforce, Regional Economic Development Sub-Committee, Palm Island Economic Development and Palm Island Liveability Project.

Scott holds a Bachelor of Education and a master's degree from the Queensland University of Technology.


  1. Green, Antony. "Townsville". Queensland Election 2015. Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
  2. "Principal to take a stand". Retrieved 14 February 2017.
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
John Hathaway
Member for Townsville

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