Shane King (politician)

Shane Roderick King (born 15 January 1969) is an Australian politician. He has been the Labor member for Kurwongbah (formerly Kallangur) in the Queensland Legislative Assembly since 2015.[1]

Shane King
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Kallangur
In office
31 January 2015  25 November 2017
Preceded byTrevor Ruthenberg
Succeeded bySeat abolished
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Kurwongbah
Assumed office
25 November 2017
Preceded byNew seat
Personal details
Born (1969-01-15) 15 January 1969
Brisbane, Queensland
Political partyLabor
ProfessionElectrician Trade unionist

Shane attended High School at Pine Rivers High before commencing an apprenticeship as an Electrical Fitter Mechanic with QEC (now Powerlink).

He has worked the majority of his life all across Queensland in the Electricity Supply Industry but has also worked in rural and remote Australia for Rio Tinto in their Western Australian Iron Ore mines.

King has tertiary qualifications in Occupational Health and Hygiene as well as Certificate IV qualifications in Frontline Management, Training and Assessing and Workplace Health and Safety. He is a long time Workplace delegate for the Electrical Trade Union, providing advice and guidance to union members.[2]


  1. Green, Antony. "Kallangur". Queensland Election 2015. Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
  2. "About Shane - Shane King - State Member for Kurwongbah". Shane King - State Member for Kurwongbah. Retrieved 17 July 2018.
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Trevor Ruthenberg
Member for Kallangur
New seat Member for Kurwongbah

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