Patrick Gorman believes in a stronger, fairer future for Perth, Western Australia and Australia.
Patrick and his wife Jess are raising their children Leo and Ruby in North Perth.
As a local dad, Patrick is passionate about stronger communities, secure jobs and planning for the future.
As the son of two teachers, he wants affordable education for all, from childcare to TAFE and university.
Patrick has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Western Australia and a Bachelor of Social Science from Curtin University.
Prior to Parliament, Patrick was Principal Adviser to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.
As State Secretary of WA Labor, Patrick lead the 2017 State Election campaign, electing Premier Mark McGowan in a record-breaking result.
Since Patrick’s election to Parliament in 2018, he has become a strong voice for Western Australia and a strong voice for Australia’s national interest.
In 2021, Patrick was appointed as Shadow Assistant Minister for Western Australia. Patrick is currently the Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister.