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Mr Kyran Martin O'Donnell MLA

Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook

O'DONNELL, Kyran Martin, MLA
Former Member for Kalgoorlie
Liberal Party


Elected to the Fortieth Parliament for Kalgoorlie on 11 March 2017, in succession to Wendy Maxine Duncan (retired).
Defeated at the general election of 13 March 2021 by Alison (Ali) Elizabeth Kent (ALP).

Shadow Ministerial Appointments

Shadow Minister for Aboriginal Affairs from 25 March 2017 to 27 June 2019.
Shadow Minister for Seniors and Ageing; Volunteering from 27 June 2019 to 13 March 2021.

Standing Committees

Member, Joint Standing Committee on the Commissioner for Children and Young People from 13 June 2017 to 29 January 2021 (Deputy Chair from 21 June 2017).
Member, Joint Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation from 1 November 2018 to 29 January 2021.



Born 29 October 1958, Melbourne, Victoria.
Arrived in Western Australia, 1975.

Qualifications and occupation before entering Parliament

Police Officer.


The electorate of Kalgoorlie is located in the Mining and Pastoral Region and includes all or parts of the City of Kalgoorlie–Boulder, and the Shires of Coolgardie, Dundas, Laverton, Leonora, and Menzies.
Comprising of all or parts of the localities of Balladonia, Bandya, Beadell, Binduli, Boorabbin, Boulder, Broad Arrow, Broadwood, Brown Hill, Bullabulling, Bulong, Caiguna, Cocklebiddy, Coolgardie, Cosmo Newbery, Cundeelee, Emu Flat, Eucla, Feysville, Forrest, Fraser Range, Hannans, Kalgoorlie, Kambalda East, Kambalda West, Kanowna, Karlkurla, Kookynie, Kurnalpi, Lake Darlot, Lamington, Laverton, Leinster, Leonora, Londonderry, Madura, Menzies, Mt Burges, Mullingar, Mundrabilla, Norseman, Ora Banda, Parkeston, Piccadilly, Plumridge Lakes, Rawlinna, Sir Samuel, Somerville, South Boulder, South Kalgoorlie, Ularring, Victory Heights, West Kalgoorlie, West Lamington, Widgiemooltha, Williamstown, Yarri, and Yilkari.

Enrolment (2017) 20,024; 555,448 sq kms.