Donate to Madeleine King for Brand
Madeleine King is the Labor candidate for Brand in WA for the 2019 federal election. Kwinana-born, Madeleine was elected to Federal Parliament in 2016 and promoted to the front bench of the Shorten Opposition on 28 June 2018. She is the Shadow Minister for Consumer Affairs; Shadow Minister Assisting for Small Business and Shadow Minister Assisting for Resources. Madeleine has strong personal links with her House of Representatives seat of Brand, which includes the towns of Rockingham and Kwinana, having grown up in the area and attended local public schools.
Madeleine worked as a solicitor in private practice, before moving into the higher education sector as a lawyer and then as Chief of Staff at The University of Western Australia. Before entering the Parliament, she was the founding executive and Chief Operating Officer of the Perth USAsia Centre from 2012-16. In her leadership of the Perth USAsia Centre, Madeleine helped to bring a unique Western Australian perspective to the international discussion on Australia’s role in the emerging Indo-Pacific region.
“I believe in an Australia that is a confident; progressive and enterprising nation, valuing its high performers whilst recognising that those less fortunate and vulnerable are equally valued and deserving of help provided with respect and dignity.”