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Minister for Education

Kate Jones MP

Kate Jones is the Minister for Education and Minister for Tourism, Major Events and the Commonwealth Games in the Queensland Government.

Minister of Education

Kate is passionate about ensuring access to quality education for everyone, no matter where they live.

She also stands with Queensland’s tourism industry to attract a greater share of visitors and secure the best major events for the Queensland community.

Kate was elected to the seat of Ashgrove in 2015, having previously held the seat between 2006 and 2012 and served as Minister for Environment and Natural Resources in the Bligh Government.

Kate worked as an advisor in the Beattie Government before entering parliament.

She attended Kelvin Grove State High School and completed a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Journalism at the Queensland University of Technology and a Masters in Environmental Law at Australian National University.

Kate lives in Ashgrove with her husband, Paul, and their two children.

More information

Ministerial Office address

Street Address

Level 37, 1WS
1 William Street
Brisbane, QLD, 4000
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Last updated
23 February 2017