|Member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly for Murray-Wellington|
11 March 2017
|Preceded by||Murray Cowper|
|Born||19 September 1964|
Carlton, Victoria, Australia
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|Western Australian Legislative Assembly|
| Member for Murray-Wellington |