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The Honourable Shannon Fentiman MP

The Honourable Shannon Fentiman MP

Attorney-General; Member for Waterford; Minister for Justice; Minister for Women; Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence and Ministerial Champion for the Torres Strait

About Shannon

Elected in 2015 as the Member for Waterford, Shannon Fentiman is Queensland’s Attorney-General, Minister for Justice, Minister for Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence. She is also the Ministerial Champion for Torres Strait.

A strong advocate for social justice, Shannon is committed to ensuring all Queenslanders have access to justice and equality before the law. Shannon will use this term as Attorney-General to review, modernise and update laws so they better reflect Queensland’s diversity and evolving social framework.

Prior to her current portfolio, Shannon served in two ministerial portfolios: Minister for Employment and Small Business; Minister for Training and Skills Development, and Minister for Communities, Child Safety, Women and Youth; Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence.

Shannon holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Master of Laws. She was admitted as a legal practitioner in 2007 and has worked as an employment lawyer prior to her election to Parliament.

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