|Member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly |
11 March 2017
|Preceded by||Brendon Grylls|
|Born||26 March 1961|
Golden Rock, Tamil Nadu, India
Kevin Joseph Jude Michel (born 26 March 1961) is an Australian politician. He has been a Labor member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly since the 2017 state election, representing Pilbara.
Michel was born in Golden Rock, India, and migrated to Australia in 1990.He ran an air conditioning business in Karratha before entering politics.
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|Western Australian Legislative Assembly|
| Member for Pilbara |