Margaret Quirk was elected as the Member for Girrawheen in 2001. She has served as the Government Whip as well as Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier and the Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Justice.
Margaret was elected to State Cabinet in 2005 and, in addition to being the Minister for Corrective Services and Minister for Small Business, also served as Minister for Justice; Womens’ Interests; Disability Services; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests; Seniors and Volunteering and the Minister assisting the Minister for Federal/State relations.
She attended school in Perth before completing a Bachelor of Law with Honours at the University of Adelaide and, more recently, a Master of Arts in Public Policy at Murdoch University. She was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor in 1981.
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Girrawheen Electorate Map
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Statistical Profile of the Girrawheen Electorate
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About the Girrawheen Electorate
Number of Electors: 26,045 (9 March 2015)
Source: Western Australian Electoral Commission. State Electorate Information.
Nomenclature: Development of the suburb of Girrawheen commenced in 1970. "Girrawheen" is an eastern states Aboriginal word meaning "place of flowers".
Source: Western Australia. Department of Land Administration. Names and Places.
Suburbs/Towns: Darch, Girrawheen, Landsdale, Madeley and Marangaroo.
* = Suburb/Town split between more than one District.
Source: Western Australian Electoral Commission. State Electorate Information
Ashdale Primary School; Ashdale Secondary College; Carnaby Rise Primary School; Girrawheen Senior High School; Hudson Park Primary School; Landsdale Primary School; Madeley Primary School; Marangaroo Primary School; Rawlinson Primary School; Roseworth Primary School
Emmanual Christian Community School; Kingsway Christian College; Landsdale Christian School; Our Lady of Mercy Primary School
Results by Polling Place etc
2017 General State Election Analysis
Successive Members for the Girrawheen District
Constituency created under the Redistribution of Seats 1994
b = by-election