The Hon Simone McGurk BA(Arts) BA(Comms) MLA (WA)
Minister for Child Protection; Women's Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Community Services
Simone is the State Labor Member for Fremantle, and the Minister for Child Protection; Women's Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence and Community Services.
As a Minister in the McGowan Labor Government, Simone is working to implement a whole-of-government approach to tackling the deep-rooted and widespread issue of family and domestic violence.She is also committed to ensuring that our state invests in early intervention efforts to keep children and communities safe and build stronger families.
Prior to her election in 2013, Simone worked in the union movement for over 22 years. Simone holds degrees in History from the University of Melbourne and Media from Murdoch University.