The Nationals WA have preselected their first round of candidates to represent regional WA in the upcoming 2025 State election. State President Julie Freeman said The Nationals WA had endorsed…
Leader of the Opposition; Leader of The Nationals WA | Member for Moore
Shadow Minister for Regional Development; Transport; Jobs & Trade; Climate Action; Finance; Federal-State Relations; Public Sector Management; Government Accountability
Shane was first elected as The Member for Moore in 2013. On 30 January 2023 Shane was elected Leader of The Nationals WA and by extension Leader of the Opposition. He is Shadow Minister for Regional Development; Transport; Jobs & Trade; Climate Action; Finance; Federal-State Relations; Public Sector Management; and Government Accountability.
He brings a wealth of experience in community service, small business and agriculture and has lived and worked in regional WA most of his life.
He was a local government councillor for more than 12 years, including Shire President of Dandaragan from 2004 until 2013.
Shane has served in a range of regional and local organisations, including as a director of the Northern Agricultural Catchments Council, as a board member of the Wheatbelt Development Commission, a member of the Wheatbelt Regional Advisory Planning Committee, the West Midlands Natural Resource Group, the Central Coastal Business Enterprise Centre Board and the Badgingarra School Council.
In December 2014, Shane was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to Minister for Regional Development and Lands, Terry Redman MLA.