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Mr Mark James Folkard MLA

Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook

FOLKARD, Mark James, MLA
Member for Burns Beach
Australian Labor Party


Elected to the Fortieth Parliament for Burns Beach (new seat) on 11 March 2017.
Re-elected 2021.

Parliamentary Appointments

Parliamentary Superannuation Board from 21 June 2017 to 24 June 2021.

Standing Committees

Member, Community Development and Justice Standing Committee from 23 May 2017 to 29 January 2021 (Deputy Chair from 24 May 2017).
Member, Community Development and Justice Standing Committee from 12 May 2021 (Deputy Chair from 26 May 2021).



Born 23 January 1965, Perth, Western Australia.

Qualifications and occupation before entering Parliament

Police Officer.


The electorate of Burns Beach is located in the North Metropolitan Region and includes all or parts of the City of Joondalup and the City of Wanneroo.

Comprising of all or parts of the localities of Burns Beach, Clarkson, Currambine, Kinross, Mindarie, Neerabup and Quinns Rocks.

Enrolment - 29,974 (11 February 2021)

Area - 40 km

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