Jacqueline King is the Assistant General Secretary of the Queensland Council of Unions, the peak union body in Queensland representing around 360,000 Queensland workers. Over the past 25 years she has worked for several unions including the Finance Sector Union, the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union, as well as with the Australian Council of Trade Unions.
In her current role, Jacqueline is primarily responsible for working with affiliates around work health and safety, gender equity, and legislative reforms to the anti-discrimination and state industrial relations laws. She is passionate about achieving equality and justice for all workers and has been leading the QCU campaign to introduce stronger sexual harassment laws for Queensland workplaces.
Jacqueline holds a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours), a Graduate Diploma of Professional Legal Practice, a Diploma of Work Health and Safety and a Diploma of Training Design and Development. She is also a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the People and Safety Committee for Stanwell Corporation.