|Parliamentary Secretary to the Attorney-General; Minister for Electoral Affairs|
19 March 2021
|Member of the Western Australian Legislative Council for East Metropolitan Region|
22 May 2017
|Born||3 April 1975|
Middle Swan, Western Australia
|Alma mater||University of Western Australia|
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Following the 2021 Western Australian state election, Swinbourn was appointed as Parliamentary Secretary to the Attorney-General and Minister for Electoral Affairs, John Quigley.
Before entering politics, Swinbourn worked at several trade unions.In 2002, he was employed by the Liquor, Hospitality and Miscellaneous Union as a workers' compensation officer. He took a position at the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union as an industrial officer in 2007 for three years, before taking a position at the Health Services Union. Swinbourn returned to the CFMEU in 2012, where he worked as a lawyer until his election.
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