Mr Matt Keogh MP

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Member for Burt, Western Australia

Party
Australian Labor Party
Chamber
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Unit 2, 2808 Albany Highway
Kelmscott, WA, 6111

Postal address

PO Box 465
Kelmscott, WA, 6991

Telephone:
(08) 9390 0180
Fax:
(08) 9390 0201

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 2200
Fax:
(02) 6277 8513

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Burt, Western Australia, 2016.
Committee service
  • Joint Standing: Corporations and Financial Services from 15.9.2016.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Agriculture and Water Resources from 15.9.2016; Economics from 15.9.2016.
Party positions
  • WA Labor State Conference Delegate from 2003 to 2013.
  • Convenor WA Labor Law, Public Administration and Community Safety Policy Committee from 2007 to 2016.
  • Australian Young Labor Executive, 2007.
  • Young Labor President (WA), 2007.
  • ALP National Conference Delegate, 2007.
  • ALP National Conference Delegate, 2009.
  • ALP National Conference Delegate, 2011.
  • ALP National Conference Delegate, 2015.
  • ALP National Conference Delegate, 2018.
  • WA Labor Administrative Committee from 2018 to 2019.
Personal
  • Born 11.11.1981, Armadale, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • B.A (Politics and History)(Hons.)(U. Notre Dame, Aust.)
  • LL.B (U. Notre Dame, Aust.)
  • Senior Customer Service Officer, iiNet, 2000-2002
  • Liaison Officer, Office of the Minister for Planning and Infrastructure (WA), 2003
  • Policy Officer, Department of Premier and Cabinet (WA), 2003-2005
  • Solicitor, Travers and Keogh, 2005-2006
  • Federal Prosecutor, Office of the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions, 2006-2011
  • Commercial Lawyer, Herbert Smith Freehills, 2011-2016
  • Director, Law Council of Australia, 2015
  • President, Law Society of Western Australia, 2015
Electorate
  • Description: Outer Metropolitan
  • Location: south east Perth; includes parts of the Cities of Armadale, Canning and Gosnells; and suburbs of Armadale (part), Brookdale, Camillo, Canning Vale, Champion Lakes, Forrestdale, Gosnells (part), Harrisdale, Haynes, Hilbert (part), Huntingdale, Kelmscott, Langford, Mount Nasura, Piara Waters, Seville Grove, Southern River, Thornlie and Wungong (part).
  • Area: 172 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 99474 (at 2.7.2016)
  • Industries: light industry, commercial, medical and retail trade, construction and manufacturing.
Honours
  • Australian Young Lawyer of the Year, Law Council of Australia, 2009