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Hon. Roger Hugh Cook MLA BA, GradDipBus (PR), MBA
Deputy Premier; Minister for Health; Mental Health

House:Legislative Assembly
Party:Australian Labor Party

Inaugural Speech:

Inaugural Video:

Speeches by Hon. Roger Hugh Cook
Portrait of member
Electorate Office:...
3 Chisham Avenue
Kwinana WA 6167

Postal Address:
PO Box 428
Kwinana 6966
Ph: 9439 6444
Fax: 9439 6499

Ministerial Office:
13th Floor
Dumas House
2 Havelock Street
Ph: (08) 6552 6500
Fax: (08) 6552 6501

Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook
COOK, 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.

Ministerial Appointments

Deputy Premier; Minister for Health; Mental Health from 17 March 2017.

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.

The electorate of
Kwinana is located in the South Metropolitan Region and includes all or parts of City of Cockburn and the City of Kwinana.
Comprising of all or parts of the localities of Anketell, Atwell, Aubin Grove, Banjup, Calista, Casuarina, Hammond Park, Henderson, Hope Valley, Kwinana Beach, Kwinana Town Centre, Leda, Mandogalup, Medina, Naval Base, Orelia, Parmelia, Postans, The Spectacles, Wandi and Wattleup.

Enrolment (2017) 25,710; area 142 sq kms.