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Mr Matthew Hughes MLA B. Ed (Hons); Cert. Ed; JP; FACEL

House:Legislative Assembly
Party:Australian Labor Party

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Speeches by Mr Matthew Hughes
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Electorate Office:...
Kalamunda Central, Shop 9,
39 Railway Road
Kalamunda WA 6076
P.O. Box 779
Kalamunda 6926
Ph: (08) 9293 4747
Fax: (08) 9257 1069

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).

Standing Committees

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.


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.