MLC - South Metropolitan Region / Parliament of WA
Sue Ellery is the Australian Labor Party Member of the Legislative Council for South Metropolitan Region, and Minister for Education and Training in the McGowan government. Prior to Labor's state election win in March 2017, she was Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council and Shadow Minister for Education & Children's Interests. Ms Ellery joined the Labor Party while at university, and in 1983 was the national women's officer for the Australian Union of Students. Prior to entering politics, she worked in the trade union movement including as an industrial advocate for the Liquor, Hospitality, and Miscellaneous Workers' Union.