The Opposition has called on the Labor Government to outline alternative solutions to avoid plunging hundreds-of-thousands of Perth residents into traffic chaos at the end of the year. Shadow Transport Minister Shane Love said plans to close one of Perth’s main public transport arteries for at least five weeks would cause mass disruption. “Removing Fiona…
Deputy Leader of the Opposition; Deputy Leader of The Nationals WA | Member for Moore
Shadow Minister for Transport; Mines and Petroleum; Climate Action
Manager of Opposition Business
Shane was first elected as The Member for Moore in 2013. On 10 March, 2020 he was elected Deputy Leader of The Nationals WA. Following the 2021 State election, Shane was re-elected Deputy Leader and as a result appointed Deputy Leader of the Opposition. He is Manager of Opposition Business as well as Shadow Minister for Transport, Mines and Petroleum, and Climate Action.
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.