Member for the seat of Kwinana

This is the official website for Roger Cook MLA, Shadow Minister for Health. Elected to the Thirty-Eighth Parliament for Kwinana (new seat) on 6 September 2008.

Roger Cook was born and raised in Western Australia. He lives with his wife Carly and his two children Toby and Isabelle in Wellard.

Roger completed a Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration at Murdoch University. At university he was active in campus politics and established the National Union of Students as its first National President.

He has a Postgraduate Diploma in Business (Public Relations) and an MBA from Curtin University.

For more information on Roger Cook and the WA State Parliament please visit the website at:

Roger has worked for a range of Federal and State Members of Parliament, serving with the offices of Jim McGinty, Stephen Smith, and Senator Chris Evans in policy and electorate officer roles.

Following these roles he was employed at a number of Aboriginal Land Councils as CEO and in a communications role assisting industry and government to reach agreement with Aboriginal Native Title groups. Read more

Roger’s first Parliamentary speech