Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook
McGurk, Simone MLA
Member for Fremantle
Australian Labor Party
Elected to the Thirty-Ninth Parliament for Fremantle on 9 March 2013 in succession to Adele Simone Carles (defeated). Re-elected 2017.
Minister for Child Protection; Women's Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Community Services from 17 March 2017.
Shadow Ministerial Appointments
Shadow Minister for Community Services; Children's Interests; Women's Interests from 26 June 2015 to 11 March 2017.
Member, Joint Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation from 23 May 2013 to 30 January 2017.
Born 5 December 1963, Perth, Western Australia.
Qualifications and Occupation before entering Parliament
BA (History), BA (Communication).
FREMANTLE - ELECTORATE PROFILE
The electorate of Fremantle is located in the South Metropolitan Region and includes all or parts of the City of Cockburn, City of Fremantle, and the Town of East Fremantle.
Comprising of all or parts of the localities of Beaconsfield, Coogee, East Fremantle, Fremantle, Hamilton Hill, Hilton, North Coogee, O'Connor, Rottnest Island, South Fremantle, Spearwood, and White Gum Valley.
Enrolment (2017) 28,765; area 47 sq kms.