|Member of the Western Australian Legislative Council for Mining and Pastoral Region|
22 May 2017
Kyle Owen McGinn
23 May 1988
Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
|Political party||Labor Party|
Kyle Owen McGinn (born 23 May 1988) is an Australian politician. He was elected to the Western Australian Legislative Council at the 2017 state election, as a Labor member in Mining and Pastoral Region. His term began on 22 May 2017.
McGinn worked as a union representative before entering state politics.
The local government areas of Western Australia (LGAs) are those areas, towns and districts in Western Australia that manage their own affairs to the extent permitted by the Local Government Act 1995. The Local Government Act 1995 also makes provision for regional local governments (referred to as "regional councils", established by two or more local governments for a particular purpose.
Dampier is a major industrial port in the Pilbara region in the northwest of Western Australia. It is located near the city of Karratha and Port Walcott.
The Pilbara is a large, dry, thinly populated region in the north of Western Australia. It is known for its Aboriginal peoples; its ancient landscapes; the red earth; and its vast mineral deposits, in particular iron ore. It is also a global biodiversity hotspot for subterranean fauna.
Port Hedland is the second largest town in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, with an urban population of 14,320 at June 2018 including the satellite town of South Hedland, 18 km away. It is also the site of the highest tonnage port in Australia.
Drew Cameron Ginn OAM, is an Australian five-time world champion rower, a four time Olympian and triple Olympic gold medallist. From 1995 to 1998 he was a member of Australia's prominent world class crew – the coxless four known as the Oarsome Foursome.
James Bruce Tomkins, OAM is an Australian rower, seven-time World Champion and a three-time Olympic gold medalist. He is Australia's most awarded oarsman, having made appearances at six Olympic games ; eleven World Championships ; four Rowing World Cups and eighteen state representative King's Cup appearances - the Australian blue riband men's VIII event,. Tomkins is one of only five Australian athletes and four rowers worldwide to compete at six Olympics. From 1990 to 1998 he was the stroke of Australia's prominent world class crew - the coxless four known as the Oarsome Foursome.
The Kurrama people, also known as the Puutu Kunti Kurrama people, are an Aboriginal Australian people from the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
The Electoral district of Pilbara is a Legislative Assembly electorate in the state of Western Australia. Pilbara is named for the region of Western Australia in which it is located. It is one of the oldest electorates in Western Australia, with its first member having been elected to the Second Parliament of the Legislative Assembly at the 1894 elections.
The Shire of East Pilbara is one of the four local government areas in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. With an area of 372,571 square kilometres (144,000 sq mi), it is the largest local government region in Australia. The Shire's seat of government, and home to nearly half the Shire's population, is the town of Newman in the shire's south-west.
The 1946 Pilbara strike was a landmark strike by Indigenous Australian pastoral workers in the Pilbara region of Western Australia for human rights recognition and payment of fair wages and working conditions. The strike involved at least 800 Aboriginal pastoral workers walking off the large Pastoral Stations in the Pilbara on 1 May 1946, and from employment in the two major towns of Port Hedland and Marble Bar. The strike did not end until August 1949 and even then many indigenous Australians refused to go back and work for white station owners.
Railways in Western Australia were developed in the 19th century both by the Government of Western Australia and a number of private companies. Today passenger rail services are controlled by the Public Transport Authority through Transperth, which operates public transport in Perth, and Transwa, which operates country passenger services. Great Southern Rail operates the Indian Pacific.
The Pilbara Craton is an old and stable part of the continental lithosphere located in Pilbara, Western Australia.
Michael Scott McKay, OAM, known as Mike McKay, is an Australian rower, a four-time world champion, a four-time Olympic medallist and Commonwealth Games gold medallist. From 1990 to 1998 he was a member of Australia's prominent world class crew - the coxless four known as the Oarsome Foursome.
The Town of Port Hedland is a local government area in the Pilbara region of Western Australia containing the twin settlements of Port Hedland and South Hedland and the industrial precinct of Wedgefield. It had a population of approximately 14,500 as at the 2016 Census of which only a few hundred live outside the settlement boundaries.
Pilbara newspapers is a selection of newspapers published in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Niall McGinn is a Northern Irish professional footballer, who plays for Scottish Premiership club Aberdeen. McGinn has also played for Dungannon Swifts, Derry City, Celtic, Brentford and South Korean club Gwangju. He made his debut for Northern Ireland in 2008 and has gone on to make 50 international appearances.
Michael McGinn is an American lawyer and politician. He served as mayor of the city of Seattle, Washington and is a neighborhood activist and a former State Chair of the Sierra Club.
Patrick McGinnity is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played for the West Coast Eagles in the Australian Football League (AFL). He was recruited from the Claremont Football Club in the West Australian Football League (WAFL) with the seventh pick in the 2008 Pre-Season Draft, and made his debut for the club in round 15 of the 2009 AFL season. He was delisted at the end of the 2016 season, having played 93 games.
This is a list of electoral results for the electoral district of Pilbara in Western Australian state elections.
John McGinn is a Scottish professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Aston Villa and the Scotland national team. McGinn previously played for St Mirren and Hibernian, and also represented Scotland at the under-19 and under-21 levels. He made his full international debut in March 2016.