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Willagee
Western AustraliaLegislative Assembly
State or territory: Western Australia
Dates current: 1996–present
MP: Peter Tinley
Party: Labor
Namesake: Willagee
Area: 21 km² (8 sq mi)
Demographic: South Metropolitan

Willagee is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Western Australia.

The district is located in the southern suburbs of Perth.

Willagee has at all times been a safe Labor seat.

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Geography

Willagee is a north–south elongated electorate in Perth's south, to the east and south-east of Fremantle. It includes:

History

Willagee was first created at the 1994 redistribution ahead of the 1996 state election. It was won by Labor candidate Alan Carpenter, who later served as Minister for Education and other portfolios in the Gallop Ministry. Following Geoff Gallop's retirement from politics in January 2006, Carpenter became Premier, which he remained until the 2008 state election, when Labor lost its majority. He retired from politics effective 2 October 2009 and the resulting by-election, held on 28 November, was won by Labor candidate Peter Tinley.

Members

Member Party Term
  Alan Carpenter Labor 1996–2009
  Peter Tinley Labor 2009–present

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