James was born and raised in Mt Isa, and with his partner Michelle knows there is nowhere better place to raise his two daughters Rikki and Peyton than North Queensland.
As a local through and through, James has family spread right across the North West. He attended school locally where he was elected School Captain of Mt Isa’s Good Shepherd Catholic College. James’s mother was born in Dajarra and his father was also raised in North Queensland.
James understands the importance of earning a fair days pay to support his family and is currently employed as an Underground Loader Operator at Mt Isa mines. Outside work James is actively helping our community and is a Founding Partner of North West Cultural Sport and Recreation and a member of the North West Regional Advisory Committee for Life Flight.
The global economy has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, but James knows our communities hard work means we are best placed to kick-start the economic recovery. As Annastacia Palaszczuk’s candidate in Traeger, James will help lead our recovery by investing in the infrastructure to future proof our state, rebuilding Queensland’s manufacturing industry and creating jobs for the regions.
James has the experience, community understanding and hard work ethic to be part of the Palaszczuk Labor team that will lead Queensland’s COVID-19 recovery plan