Jackie was elected to the Queensland Parliament in 2012 as the Member for South Brisbane. She also serves Queenslanders as the Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships.
Jackie has lived in South Brisbane for her whole life and is passionate about her local community. She grew up in East Brisbane, attended St Joseph’s Primary School at Kangaroo Point and her parents owned and ran a fruit shop in Woolloongabba. Together with her husband Damien, she is now raising her two boys locally in West End.