Brian Walker (politician)

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Dr Brian Walker

MLC
Member of the Western Australian Legislative Council for East Metropolitan Region
Assumed office
22 May 2021
Personal details
Born (1954-09-05) 5 September 1954 (age 66)
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Political party Legalise Cannabis

Brian Follett Walker (born 5 September 1954) [1] is an Australian politician.

Walker was a medical practitioner before entering politics. [2] At the 2021 Western Australian state election, Walker was elected to the Western Australian Legislative Council as a Legalise Cannabis WA member for the East Metropolitan Region. [3] His term commenced on 24 May 2021.

Walker was born in Malaysia to Scottish parents, and was educated at Scotch College, Perth, prior to studying medicine at the University of Dundee.  Since graduating, he has since practiced medicine in Germany, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, and Hong Kong, returning to Perth in 2008, to set up a specialist GP practice in the Perth Hills.

Walker has a longstanding commitment to holistic wellness, which continues to strongly influence his approach to both medicine and politics.

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References

  1. "Dr Brian Follett Walker MLC". Parliament of Western Australia.
  2. "Brian Walker". Legalise Cannabis WA.
  3. "East Metropolitan Region Results - Western Australia Election 2021 guide | WA Votes". ABC News. Retrieved 5 April 2021.