Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook
MICHEL, Kevin, MLA
Member for Pilbara
Australian Labor Party
Elected to the Fortieth Parliament for Pilbara on 11 March 2017, in succession to Brendon John Grylls (defeated).
Member, Procedures and Privileges Committee from 23 May 2017.
Born 26 March 1961, Golden Rock, India.
Arrived in Western Australia, May 1998.
Qualifications and Occupation before entering Parliament
Diploma of Engineering - Refrigeration and Air Conditioning - Mechanical Trade.
Owner and Director of Air Conditioning Business.
PILBARA - ELECTORATE PROFILE
The electorate of Pilbara is located in the Mining and Pastoral Region and includes all or parts of the City of Karratha, the Shire of East Pilbara, and the Town of Port Hedland.
Comprising of all or parts of the localities of Balla Balla, Baynton, Boodarie, Bulgarra, Burrup, Cooya Pooya, Cossack, Dampier, De Grey, Gap Ridge, Gibson Desert North, Gnoorea, Indee, Karratha, Karratha Industrial Est, Maitland, Marble Bar, Mardie, Millars Well, Newman, Nickol, Nullagine, Pardoo, Pegs Creek, Pippingarra, Point Samson, Port Hedland, Redbank, Roebourne, Sherlock, South Hedland, Stove Hill, Strelley, Telfer, Wallareenya, Wedgefield, Whim Creek, and Wickham.
Enrolment (2017) 21,180; 406,525 sq kms.