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Hon. Matthew Dean Swinbourn MLC
Parliamentary Secretary to the Attorney General; Minister for Electoral Affairs; Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Energy; Hydrogen Industry; Industrial Relations
Australian Labor Party
East Metropolitan Region
Unit 2, 201-205 Burslem Drive
Maddington WA 6109
PO Box 390 Maddington WA 6989 (Please direct all mail to the above PO Box)
Ph: (08) 9452 8311
Fax: (08) 9452 8366
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Speeches by Hon. Matthew Dean Swinbourn
Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook
SWINBOURN Hon. Matthew , MLC
Member for East Metropolitan Region
Australian Labor Party
Elected to the Fortieth Parliament for the East Metropolitan Region on 11 March 2017 for the term commencing on 22 May. Re-elected 2021 for the term commencing 22 May.
Deputy Chair of Committees: 23 May 2017 to 4 May 2021.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Attorney General; Minister for Electoral Affairs: 19 March 2021 to present.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Energy; Corrective Services; Industrial Relations: 31 March 2022 to 8 June 2023.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Energy; Hydrogen Industry; Industrial Relations: 8 June 2023 - present.
Substitute Member, Standing Committee on Legislation for the inquiry into the Work Health and Safety Bill 2019: 2 June 2020 - 11 August 2020.
Chair, Standing Committee on Environment and Public Affairs: 23 May 2017 - 21 May 2021.
Member, Joint Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation: 25 June 2020 - 29 January 2021.
Member, Standing Committee on Uniform Legislation and Statutes Review: 25 May 2021 - 19 May 2022.
Member, Select Committee on Elder Abuse: 13 September 2017 - 13 September 2018.
Deputy Chair, Select Committee into Cannabis and Hemp: 13 October 2021 - 30 March 2023.
3 April 1975, Perth, Western Australia.
Occupation before entering Parliament and Qualifications
Lawyer, Senior Industrial Officer, Workers Compensation Officer, Prosecutions Officer, Law Clerk and Sessional Lecturer at Notre Dame University.
BA, Double Major in Political Science and Anthropology.
EAST METROPOLITAN REGION - ELECTORATE PROFILE
East Metropolitan Region includes the Legislative Assembly electorates of Armadale, Bassendean, Belmont, Darling Range, Forrestfield, Kalamunda, Maylands, Midland, Mirrabooka, Morley, Mount Lawley, Swan Hills, Thornlie (formerly Gosnells), and West Swan.
Further Biographical Details for Hon. Matthew Dean Swinbourn
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Acknowledgement of Country
The Parliament of Western Australia is honoured to be situated on the ancestral lands of the Whadjuk Noongar people. The Parliament acknowledges the First Australians as the traditional owners of the lands we represent and pays respects to their Elders both past and present.