KING, Madeleine Mary HarvieBiography for KING, Madeleine

Member for Brand (WA)

Australian Labor Party

Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Brand, Western Australia, 2016.

Committee Service

House of Representatives Standing: Social Policy and Legal Affairs from 15.9.16 to 12.10.16; Economics from 7.11.16 to 7.12.17; Publications from 10.10.16; Indigenous Affairs from 14.9.17 to 4.12.17 and from 9.5.18.

Joint Standing: Human Rights from 15.9.16; Northern Australia from 12.10.16 to 7.11.16; Treaties from 1.9.16 to 17.10.16; Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 17.10.16; Public Accounts and Audit from 17.10.16.

Parliamentary Party Positions

Shadow Minister for Consumer Affairs from 28.6.18.

Shadow Minister Assisting for Small Business from 28.6.18.

Shadow Minister Assisting for Resources from 28.6.18.

Party Positions

Member, ALP, June 2005 - present.


Born 31.3.1973, Kwinana, WA.


Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament


Admitted as Solicitor and Barrister to the Supreme Court of WA, 1998.

Admitted as a Solicitor to the High Court of Australia, 2004.

Solicitor, private legal practice (Commercial Law), 1997-2005.

Research Contracts Lawyer, The University of Western Australia (UWA), 2005-08.

Chief of Staff, UWA, 2008-11.

Adviser, CHOGM 2011 and Ministerial Adviser, Hon. G Gray MP, 2011-12.

Director, UWA Centenary Celebrations and Principal Adviser (Strategic Projects), UWA, 2012-13.

Chief Operating Officer, Perth USAsia Centre, 2012-16.

Local Government Service

Member, Community Consultation Committee, City of Rockingham, 2005-07.

Member, Stakeholder Reference Group, Cape Peron Marina, Rockingham (est. WA Department of Planning and Infrastructure), 2005-06.


Location: south of Perth; it includes the centres of Kwinana, Rockingham and Garden Island; suburbs include Anketell, Baldivis, Bertram, Calista, Casuarina, Cooloongup, East Rockingham, Golden Bay, Hillman, Hope Valley, Karnup, Keralup (part), Kwinana Beach, Kwinana Town Centre, Leda, Mandogalup, Medina, Naval Base, Orelia, Parmelia, Peron, Port Kennedy, Postans, Rockingham, Safety Bay, Secret Harbour, Singleton, Shoalwater, The Spectacles, Waikiki, Wandi, Warnbro and Wellard.

Description: outer metropolitan.

Area: 377 sq km.

Electors enrolled: 98,113 (at 2.7.16).

Industries: heavy industry in the Kwinana industrial area, alumina refining, medical, construction, retail trade and the naval base, HMAS Stirling, on Garden Island.

Miscellaneous Information

Member, Western Australia Women's Masters Hockey Team, National Championships, 2012-15.

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