Meredith Hammat

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Meredith Hammat

MLA
Member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly
for Mirrabooka
Assumed office
13 March 2021
Preceded by Janine Freeman
Personal details
Political party Labor
Website www.meredithhammat.com.au

Meredith Jane Hammat is an Australian politician. She has been a Labor member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly since the 2021 state election, representing Mirrabooka.

Hammat graduated from the University of Western Australia with a BA in politics and industrial relations and a MA in labor and industrial relations. [1]

Prior to entering parliament she worked for the Australian Services Union from 1995 to 2012. [1] From 2012 to 2020 she was State Secretary of UnionsWA. In December 2020 she was selected to replace the retiring sitting member, Janine Freeman. [2] In her election campaign Hammat received support through EMILY's List Australia. [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Meredith Hammat". Business News. Retrieved 14 March 2021.
  2. Kruijff, Peter de (15 December 2020). "UnionsWA secretary pre-selected for safe Labor seat ahead of state election". WAtoday. Retrieved 14 March 2021.
  3. "2021 Western Australia Election Candidates". EMILY's List Australia. Retrieved 13 March 2021.
Western Australian Legislative Assembly
Preceded by
Janine Freeman
Member for Mirrabooka
2021–present
Incumbent