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Mark McGowan

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30th Premier of Western Australia
Elections: 2013, 2017
Assumed office
17 March 2017
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor Kerry Sanderson
Kim Beazley
Deputy Roger Cook
Preceded by Colin Barnett
32nd Leader of the Opposition in Western Australia
In office
23 January 2012 – 17 March 2017
Premier Colin Barnett
Deputy Roger Cook
Preceded by Eric Ripper
Succeeded by Mike Nahan
Leader of the Labor Party
in Western Australia
Assumed office
23 January 2012
Deputy Roger Cook
Preceded by Eric Ripper
Member of the Legislative Assembly
of Western Australia
for Rockingham
Assumed office
14 December 1996
Preceded by Michael Barnett
Personal details
Born 13 July 1967 (1967-07-13) (age 53)
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Political party Labor
Sarah Miller
(m. 1993)
Children 3
Residence Rockingham, Western Australia, Australia
Education Coffs Harbour Senior College
Alma mater University of Queensland
Occupation Legal officer
(Royal Australian Navy)
Profession Lawyer
Military service
Allegiance Commonwealth of Australia
Branch/service Royal Australian Navy (1989–1996)
Royal Australian Naval Reserve (1996–present)
Years of service 1989–present
Rank Lieutenant
Unit HMAS Stirling
Awards Commendation for Brave Conduct

Mark McGowan (born 13 July 1967) is the 30th and current Premier of Western Australia. He became premier on 17 March 2017. He is from the Labor Party.

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