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.
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.
KWINANA - ELECTORATE PROFILE
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.