Shannon Fentiman

Shannon Maree Fentiman is an Australian politician. She has been the Labor member for Waterford in the Queensland Legislative Assembly since 2015.[1]


Shannon Fentiman

Minister for Employment and Small Business
Assumed office
12 December 2017
PremierAnnastacia Palaszczuk
Preceded byGrace Grace
(Employment)
Minister for Training and Skills
Assumed office
12 December 2017
PremierAnnastacia Palaszczuk
Preceded byYvette D'Ath
Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence
In office
8 December 2015  11 December 2017
PremierAnnastacia Palaszczuk
Preceded byPosition Established
Succeeded byDi Farmer
Minister for Communities, Women and Youth
In office
16 February 2015  11 December 2017
PremierAnnastacia Palaszczuk
Preceded byTracy Davis
(Communities)
Succeeded byDi Farmer
(Women and Youth) Coralee O'Rourke
(Communities)
Minister for Child Safety
In office
16 February 2015  11 December 2017
PremierAnnastacia Palaszczuk
Preceded byTracy Davis
Succeeded byDi Farmer
Minister for Multicultural Affairs
In office
16 February 2015  8 December 2015
PremierAnnastacia Palaszczuk
Preceded byGlen Elmes
Succeeded byGrace Grace
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Waterford
Assumed office
31 January 2015
Preceded byMike Latter
Majority7,501 (13.33%)
Personal details
Political partyLabor
Alma materQueensland University of Technology
University of Melbourne
ProfessionSolicitor

Fentiman was sworn in as Minister for Communities, Women and Youth, Minister for Child Safety and Minister for Multicultural Affairs in the Palaszczuk Ministry on 16 February 2015.[2]

Fentiman holds a Bachelor of Laws (First class honours) from Queensland University of Technology and Master of Laws at Melbourne University.[3]

Prior to her election to the Queensland Parliament as the Member for Waterford, Fentiman worked as a solicitor for Hall Payne Lawyers. She has previously worked as an industrial advocate for the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union and as a judge's associate in the Supreme Court of Queensland to Justice Atkinson.[3]

Fentiman has also been a 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.[3]

References

  1. Green, Antony. "Waterford". Queensland Election 2015. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Archived from the original on 3 February 2015.
  2. "Queensland's new Labor Cabinet sworn in at Government House". Australian Broadcasting Corporation 16 February 2015. Archived from the original on 22 February 2015. Retrieved 16 February 2015.
  3. "Hon Shannon Fentiman". Current Members (including Ministers and shadow Ministers). Queensland Parliament. Archived from the original on 8 November 2017. Retrieved 8 November 2017.
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Mike Latter
Member for Waterford
2015–present
Incumbent


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