Mr Clem Campbell was a Labor member of the Parliament of Queensland from 1983 to 1998. Clem Campbell obtained a Bachelor of Agricultural degree and later worked as a Research and Regional Economist with the Queensland Department of Primary Industries. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Queensland for Bundaberg at the 1983 election, and held the seat until the 1998 election. He served as a member of various Parliamentary Committees during the term of the Goss Labor government.
After he retired from Parliament, Clem Campbell joined the staff of Griffith University. In 2008 he became the founding chairman of Green Cross Australia and current chair of Earth Charter Australia. He is also a director with Football Queensland.
In 2013, Clem Campbell became the United Nations Association of Australia Queensland President.