Mr Stephen Jones MP


Member for Whitlam, New South Wales

Australian Labor Party
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Shop 244
Stockland Shellharbour
Shellharbour, NSW, 2529

Postal address

PO Box 264
Shellharbour, NSW, 2529

(02) 4297 2285
(02) 4297 2161

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 4661
(02) 6277 8548


Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Throsby, New South Wales, 2010 and 2013. Following the 2016 redistribution the Division of Throsby became the Division of Whitlam. Re-elected for Whitlam, New South Wales, 2016.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Economics from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Infrastructure and Communications from 25.10.10 to 26.3.14; Tax and Revenue from 4.12.13 to 18.3.14; Health from 18.3.14 to 9.5.16.
  • Joint Select: Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples from 4.12.13 to 25.6.15.
  • Joint Standing: National Broadband Network from 30.11.16.
  • House Select Committee on Regional Development and Decentralisation from 13.6.17.
Parliamentary party positions
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Development and Infrastructure from 18.10.13 to 04.03.14.
  • Assistant Shadow Minister for Health from 04.03.14 to 23.07.16.
  • Shadow Minister for Regional Communications from 04.05.16.
  • Shadow Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government from 23.07.16.
  • Born 29.6.1965, Sydney, NSW.
  • Married.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • BA (Wollongong), LLB (Macq.)
  • Research officer, Australian Quadriplegic Association; disability support worker and youth worker 1985-91.
  • Various positions incl. NSW Branch Secretary and Communications Division Secretary, Community and Public Sector Union 1993-2004.
  • Lawyer, Australian Council of Trade Unions 2004-05.
  • National Secretary, Community and Public Sector Union 2005-10.
    Description: provincial.
    Location: south-eastern New South Wales south of Wollongong; it includes the centres of Alpine, Berrima, Bowral, Dapto, Dunmore, Fitzroy Falls, Kembla Grange, Mittagong, Moss Vale, Primbee, Robertson, Shellharbour, Sutton Forest, Unanderra, Welby and Werai (part).
    Area: 1 331 sq km.
    Electors enrolled: 112 051 (at 2.7.16).
    Industries: mining, engineering, light and heavy manufacturing, transport, tourism, construction, dairy farming and retail industries.