As a local mum of two, I’m deeply invested in getting the best results for our beautiful community.

Jess Pugh MP

STATE MEMBER FOR MOUNT OMMANEY


My maiden speech in Parliament was delivered on 8th of March 2018

Jess's record speaks for itself. Within her first term as the State Member for Mount Ommaney, Jess has delivered on her local commitments.

Jess’s record of achievements:

  • Sumner Road Overpass - $80 million dollar upgrade fully committed, with construction works now underway on a new and improved design.
  • Darra Park and Ride - $8.4 million upgrade to provide an additional 181 carparks. Land has now been acquired, with construction due to start soon.
  • Centenary Highway Business Case and Design Work - $20 million dollars to plan for the much needed upgrade to the Centenary Bridge and Centenary motorway interchange.
  • Mount Ommaney Fire Station Upgrade - $1.45 million dollars delivered for a state of the art facility fully operational.
  • Jindalee State School Zone Flashing Lights - installed at new and improved location!
  • Successful Small Business Awards - With over 1000 business nominations and 5000 finalist votes cast.
  • Mount Ommaney Special School funding - $7 million dollars for a new learning facility and outdoor learning area, with construction underway.
  • Corinda State High School funding - $10 million dollars to upgrade existing classrooms and continue to build on the master plan.
  • Centenary State High School funding - $10 million dollars to build new classrooms to support continued growth.
  • Air conditioning for every state school classroom across the Mount Ommaney electorate in 2020.
  • Jamboree Heights State School funding - $2.5 million dollars for additional classrooms and learning areas.

Want to know more about the Mount Ommaney electorate?

Jess Pugh is the proud local member for the amazing community of Mount Ommaney. She is raising her two children Allegra and Heath in Riverhills, is a proud “Middle Park SS Mum”, and loves living in the Centenary suburbs.

Her favourite places in the electorate are Rocks Riverside Park, and Lorikeet Park in Mount Ommaney.

Jess entered politics after a long stint as a business manager in hospitality, at family owned Restaurant Two. She believes that her time in the hospitality industry was invaluable experience in preparing her for politics. It’s a job where you deal with people from all walks of life, and every single day is different.

Her approach to community service stems from the service ethos she learned in the hospitality industry. Jess believes that local members should be active and involved members of their community, which is why you’ll often see her volunteering at school fetes or conducting mobile offices in the electorate.

In her first term, Jess has worked hard to secure funding for critical infrastructure upgrades, including the Centenary Motorway planning study, the Darra Park and Ride, and of course the long awaited Sumner Road overpass.

Jess is passionate about ensuring that she’s accessible to all residents of the electorate, about any state issue that they wish to discuss. If you have an issue to raise with Jess, or need some advice about who to ask for help- call Jess and her friendly office on 07 3737 2120.

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