Steve Whan

Monaro_SteveWhan_Background.jpgSteve was elected as Country Labor Member for Monaro in 2003 and was re-elected in 2007 with an increased majority. Steve worked to ensure Monaro got its fair share, reversing 15 years of National Party excuses, blame games and inaction in the electorate.

Steve and his wife, Cherie, live in Queanbeyan with their two children and are both active in local school, sporting and community groups. Steve has previously worked at the Australian Sports Commission, for former Federal Ministers, and in earlier days as a labourer and a trolley pusher at Woolies. Steve has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Politics and a Graduate Certificate in Management.

Steve is a life member of ACT Water Polo Inc and was a founding board member of the South East Region Academy of Sport along with many other voluntary sporting roles.

In the Labor team, Steve is the duty MLC for the electorates of Albury, Barwon, Monaro, Murray-Darling and Wagga Wagga. He is now the Labor candidate for Monaro.

Leadership Positions

Member of the Legislative Council

Shadow Minister for Resources and Primary Industries

Shadow Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Hospitality and Racing

Shadow Minister for Rural Water

Shadow Minister for Police

Connect with Steve


Phone: (02) 9230 3324

Twitter: @SteveWhan

Facebook: Steve Whan MP


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