Francis Logan emigrated to Western Australia in 1980. Having trained as a mechanic, he worked in the aircraft and mining industries and later completed a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Economics at Sydney University.
Logan was employed as a trade union official with the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union from 1986 until entering Parliament in 2001.
He won preselection for the seat of Cockburn on the retirement of Bill Thomas. Logan won the seat at the 2001 election, subsequently retaining the seat at the 2005, 2008, 2013 and 2017 elections. He was a Minister in the Carpenter government, and is currently Minister for Emergency Services and Corrective Services
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About the Cockburn Electorate
Number of Electors: 25,309 (9 March 2015)
Source: Western Australian Electoral Commission. State Electorate Information.
Nomenclature: Cockburn Sound was named by Captain James Stirling in March 1827, after Admiral Sir George Cockburn, born in London, 22 April 1772, died at Learmington, England 19 August 1853. He served at the reduction of Martinique in 1809, and assisted at the capture of Washington 1814. It was he who took Napoleon to Saint Helena after the Battle of Waterloo.
Source: Western Australia. Department of Land Administration. Names and Places.
Suburbs/Towns: Beeliar, Cockburn Central, Coogee, Munster, South Lake*, Spearwood*, Success, and Yangebup.
* = Suburb/Town split between more than one District.
Source: Western Australian Electoral Commission. State Electorate Information
Beeliar Primary School; Coogee Primary School; Jandakot Primary School; Newton Primary School; South Coogee Primary School; Spearwood Alternative School; Success Primary School; Yangebup Primary School
Divine Mercy College; Emmanuel Catholic College; St Jerome's Primary School; Mater Christi Catholic Primary School
Cockburn City Herald
Books about Cockburn:
Michael Berson: Cockburn - the making of a community (244p. Town of Cockburn, 1978)
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Successive Members for the Cockburn District
Constituency created under the Redistribution of Seats 1994
b = by-election