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Members’ biographical register


Mr Zak Richard Francis Kirkup


Principal Honours
Birth
Date: 23 February 1987
Place: Subiaco, Western Australia
Arrival in WA
Parents
Marriage and Family
Married 3 February 2018, St George's Cathedral, Perth, WA, to Michelle Gadellaa
Death
Date:
Place:
Cemetery:
Cause of Death:
Religion
Education
Occupation
Manager
Employment History
Strategic Development Manager, BGC Australia
House
MLA
Local Government Service
Party
Liberal
Date Elected
11 March 2017
Inaugural Speech

Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
Electorate
Dawesville
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLA Dawesville from 11 March 2017. Elected to the Fortieth Parliament for Dawesville on 11 March 2017, in succession to Kim Desmond Hames (retired).

Office
  • 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

Committees
  • Member Community Development and Justice Standing Committee from 23 May 2017

Historical Notes
  • Set a parliamentary record by asking 596 questions on notice by May 2017
Private Member's Bills
Background/Membership
Qualifications
References
"Kirkup sets record on questions asked", Mandurah Mail, 1 May 2017, p. 3.
Parliament of Western Australia, Current Members, accessed 10 July 2019.
"Wedding joy for MLA", Mandurah Times, 7 February 2018, p. 3.
Further Information
Bibliography
Wedding joy for MLA