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Mr Zak Richard Francis Kirkup
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KIRKUP, Zak Richard Francis, MLA
Former Member for Dawesville
Elected to the Fortieth Parliament for Dawesville on 11 March 2017, in succession to
Dr Kim Desmond Hames
Defeated at the general election of 13 March 2021 by
Lisa Anne Munday
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.
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).
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.
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.
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The Parliament of Western Australia is honoured to be situated on the ancestral lands of the Whadjuk Noongar people. The Parliament acknowledges the First Australians as the traditional owners of the lands we represent and pays respects to their Elders both past and present.