Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook
HUGHES, Matthew, MLA
Member for Kalamunda
Australian Labor Party
Elected to the Fortieth Parliament for Kalamunda on 11 March 2017, in succession to Hon John Howard Dadley Day (defeated).
Member, Joint Standing Committee on the Corruption and Crime Commission from 15 June 2017.
Born 9 February 1950, Audenshaw, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom.
Arrived in Western Australia April 1979.
Qualifications and Occupation before entering Parliament
Bachelor of Education; Certificate of Education.
Teacher. School Principal.
KALAMUNDA - ELECTORATE PROFILE
The electorate of Kalamunda is located in the East Metropolitan Region and includes all or parts of the City of Gosnells, the Shire of Kalamunda, and the Shire of Mundaring.
Comprising of all or parts of the localities of Bickley, Canning Mills, Carmel, Darlington, Glen Forrest, Gooseberry Hill, Hovea, Kalamunda, Lesmurdie, Mahogany Creek, Maida Vale, Martin, Mundaring, Orange Grove, Parkerville, Paulls Valley, Piesse Brook, Stoneville, and Walliston.
Enrolment (2017) 26,906; 244 sq kms.