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Mr Zak Richard Francis Kirkup

House:Legislative Assembly
Party:Liberal Party
Electorate:Dawesville

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KIRKUP, Zak Richard Francis, MLA
Former Member for Dawesville
Liberal Party

PARLIAMENTARY SERVICE

Elected to the Fortieth Parliament for Dawesville on 11 March 2017, in succession to Dr Kim Desmond Hames (retired).
Defeated at the general election of 13 March 2021 by Lisa Anne Munday (ALP).

Shadow Ministerial Appointments

Shadow Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Opposition from 25 March 2017 to 21 December 2017.
Shadow Minister for Corrective Services from 21 December 2017 to 16 April 2018.
Shadow Minister for Corrective Services; Shadow Minister Assisting the Leader from 16 April 2018 to 27 June 2019.
Shadow Minister for Health; Mental Health; Innovation & Disruptive Technologies from 27 June 2019 to 24 July 2019.
Shadow Minister for Health; Mental Health; Innovation & Disruptive Technologies; Aboriginal Affairs from 24 July 2019 to 13 July 2020.
Shadow Minister for Health; Mental Health; Aboriginal Affairs; New Industries from 13 July 2020 to 8 December 2020.
Shadow Minister for Health; Aboriginal Affairs; Federal-State Relations from 8 December 2020 to 13 March 2021.

Standing Committees

Member, Community Development and Justice Standing Committee from 23 May 2017 to 28 November 2019.
Member, Education and Health Standing Committee from 28 November 2019 to 29 January 2021 (Deputy Chair from 12 February 2020 to 29 January 2021).

Select Committees

Member, Joint Select Committee on Palliative Care in Western Australia from 28 May 2020 to 19 November 2020.

Parliamentary Party Appointments

Manager of Opposition Business from 27 June 2019 to 24 November 2020.
Leader of the Opposition from 24 November 2020 to 13 March 2021.


PERSONAL

Birth

Born 23 February 1987, Subiaco, Western Australia.

Qualifications and Occupation Before Entering Parliament

Strategic Development Manager, BGC Australia.


DAWESVILLE - ELECTORATE PROFILE

The electorate of Dawesville is located in the South West Region and includes all or parts of the City of Mandurah.
Comprising of all or parts of the localities of Bouvard, Dawesville, Dudley Park, Erskine, Falcon, Halls Head, Herron, and Wannanup.

Enrolment (2017) 29,611; 168 sq kms.