Margaret Quirk

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Margaret Quirk
Member of the Western Australian Parliament
for Girrawheen
Assumed office
10 February 2001
Preceded by Ted Cunningham
Personal details
Born (1957-06-26) 26 June 1957 (age 58)
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Citizenship Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Alma mater University of Adelaide (LLB)
Murdoch University (MA)
Profession Barrister/Solicitor

Margaret Mary Quirk (born 26 June 1957) is an Australian politician. She has been a member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly for the seat of Girrawheen since 2001. She served as a minister during the Carpenter Ministry between 2005 and 2008.

Quirk was born in Adelaide, South Australia, arriving in Western Australia in 1961.[1]

After graduating from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Laws with Honours she was admitted as a barrister and solicitor. She later completed a Master of Arts in the Public Policy at Murdoch University.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b "Ms Margaret Mary Quirk MLA LLB (Hons), MA". Parliament of Western Australia. Retrieved 10 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "About Margaret". WA Labor Party. Retrieved 10 March 2013. 
Western Australian Legislative Assembly
Preceded by
Ted Cunningham
Member for Girrawheen