Jessica Shaw is the Member for Swan Hills in the WA Legislative Assembly.
Jessica is currently the Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier and Minister for State and Industry Development, Jobs and Trade; Public Sector Management; Federal-State Relations in the Cook Labor Government.
Jessica moved to the electorate more than 13 years ago and is the first local resident to represent the Swan Hills community in many years.
Prior to entering politics, Jessica had a successful career in the private sector. She was a commercial executive in the energy industry before being elected at the 2017 State Election.
Jessica's family own local small businesses in the building trades and she understands what it takes to get our local economy working.
Jessica is focused on delivering employment and commercial opportunities for local workers and small businesses in the construction trades, tourism industry, retail and services sectors.
Jessica's Parliamentary Secretary appointments in the McGowan Labor Government:
- Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Premier; Minister for State Development, Jobs and Trade; Hydrogen Industry; Tourism; Science (December 2022 - June 2023)
- Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Premier; Minister for State Development, Jobs and Trade; Tourism; Commerce; Science from (August 2022 - December 2022)
- Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Child Protection; Women's Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Community Services from (December 2021 - August 2022)
- Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Tourism; Culture and the Arts; Heritage (March 2021 - December 2021)