Hon Jason Clare MP
The Hon Jason Clare MP
Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment
Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia
Member for Blaxland
Jason was born and raised in Western Sydney where he attended Cabramatta Public School and Canley Vale High School before graduating with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales.
Before entering Parliament he worked as a senior adviser to NSW Premier
Bob Carr and as an executive at Transurban, one of Australia's top 20 listed companies.
In 2007, Jason was elected as the Federal Member for Blaxland. In 2009, he was appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Employment. In 2010, he was appointed Minister for Defence Materiel. In 2011, he was appointed Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Justice. Following the 2013 election, Jason was appointed Shadow Minister for Communications. In 2016, he was appointed Shadow Minister for Trade and Investment and Shadow Minister for Resources and Northern Australia.