Grahame Kelly has been a Member of the ALP for 20 years and is a member of the Singleton Branch. He has been the District Secretary of the Northern Mining & NSW Energy District of the CFMEU for the past 10 years.
He has been a Director for nine years and is currently Chair of the Industry Superannuation Fund – Mine Wealth and Wellbeing (formerly Auscoal).
He is a Trustee of the Coal Services Health and Safety Trust which undertakes research to improve health and safety in the coal industry and beyond. Grahame has also been a Director of the Black Coal Industry Long Service Leave Corporation.
Grahame was a coal miner at the Warkworth Mine where he worked in the Coal Handling and Preparation Plant.