Dave Kelly was elected to as the State MP Bassendean in March 2013.
As your local Labor MP on Roger Cook’s team Dave has always worked hard for the Bassendean electorate. Dave is a big supporter of local community groups, sports clubs and school P&Cs. Dave has put a lot of time into building his relationship with them.
With two kids in public school, Dave knows how important it is to invest in quality education for our kids. As your local member of Parliament, he’s fought to secure vital investment and upgrades at our local schools.
Prior to being elected Dave spent 20 years in the union movement protecting the wages and conditions of some of the lowest-paid workers in WA; including education assistants, aged care workers, disability support workers and healthcare workers. Dave was also part of the community group that started the Bayswater/Noranda Community Bank when the big banks moved out of the area. He served on the board from 2000 until 2017.
As the State MP for Bassendean he represents the suburbs of Ashfield, Bassendean, Eden Hill, Kiara, Lockridge, and parts of Bayswater, Beechboro, Bennett Springs, Caversham and Morley.