Jim Scott (Australian politician)

James Alan Scott (born 16 November 1946) is a former Australian politician.

Early lifeEdit

Born in Kellerberrin, Western Australia, he worked a theatrical set builder.

Political careerEdit

In the 1993 Western Australian state election, he was elected to the Western Australian Legislative Council region of South Metropolitan, the first member of the Greens[1] elected to the state parliament. He held the seat until 2005, when he resigned to contest the Legislative Assembly seat of Fremantle, unsuccessfully.[2]


  1. ^ "Jim Scott". Australian Greens. 9 February 2016. Archived from the original on 5 April 2018. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  2. ^ Parliament of Western Australia (2009). "Hon. James (Jim) Alan Scott MLC". Former Members. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 18 November 2013.