Hon. Roger Hugh Cook MLA
BA; GradDipBus (PR); MBA
Deputy Premier; Minister for Health; Medical Research; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Science
|Party:||Australian Labor Party |
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|3 Chisham Avenue|
Kwinana WA 6167
PO Box 428
Ph: 9439 6444
2 Havelock Street
WEST PERTH WA 6005
Ph: (08) 6552 6500
Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook
COOK, Hon. Roger Hugh, MLA
Member for Kwinana
Australian Labor Party
Elected to the Thirty-Eighth Parliament for Kwinana (new seat) on 6 September 2008.
Re-elected 2013, 2017, 2021.
Deputy Premier; Minister for Health; Mental Health from 17 March 2017 to 19 March 2021.
Deputy Premier; Minister for Health; Medical Research; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Science from 19 March 2021.
Shadow Ministerial Appointments
Shadow Minister for Health; Mental Health; Indigenous Affairs from 26 September 2008 to 27 January 2012.
Shadow Minister for Health from 27 January 2012 to 9 April 2013.
Shadow Minister for Health; Science from 9 April 2013 to 26 June 2015.
Shadow Minister for Health from 26 June 2015 to 11 March 2017.
Parliamentary Party Appointments
Deputy Leader of the Opposition from 26 September 2008 to 17 March 2017.
Born 20 August 1965, Cottesloe, Western Australia.
Qualifications and occupation before entering Parliament
BA; GradDipBus (PR); MBA.
Public Relations Consultant.
KWINANA - ELECTORATE PROFILE
The electorate of Kwinana is located in the South Metropolitan Region and includes all or parts of the City of Cockburn and the City of Kwinana.
Comprising of all or parts of the localities of Anketell, Aubin Grove, Banjup, Bertram, Calista, Casuarina, Hammond Park, Henderson, Hope Valley, Kwinana Beach, Kwinana Town Centre, Leda, Mandogalup, Medina, Naval Base, Orelia, Parmelia, Postans, The Spectacles, Wandi, Wattleup and Wellard.
Enrolment - 28,992 (11 February 2021)
Area - 150 km
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