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Quirk, Margaret Mary (1957 - )

LLB (Hons), MA

Born
26 June 1957
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Occupation
Parliamentarian

Summary

Margaret Quirk was elected to the Thirty-Sixth Parliament of Western Australia as the Australian Labor Party member for for Girrawheen on 10 February 2001 in succession to Edward Joseph Cunningham (retired). She was re-elected in 2005 and 2008. She has been Shadow Minister for Police; Emergency Services; Road Safety from 26 September 2008.

Details

Margaret Mary Quirk was born in Adelaide, South Australia, in 1957, and arrived in Western Australia in 1961. Quirk is a member of the Australian Labor Party, and was elected to the Legislative Assembly of the Parliament of Western Australia for the electorate of Girrawheen on 10 February 2001. She was re-elected in 2005 and 2008. Margaret Quirk's page on the Parliament of Western Australia website is at: http://www.parliament.wa.gov.au/Parliament%5CMemblist.nsf/WAllMembersFlat/Quirk,+Margaret+Mary?opendocument

Sources used to compile this entry: Margaret Quirk's page on the Parliament of Western Australia website is at: http://www.parliament.wa.gov.au/Parliament%5CMemblist.nsf/WAllMembersFlat/Quirk,+Margaret+Mary?opendocumen [accessed 2009-11-30].

Lisa MacKinney

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