WA Labor announces Burns Beach candidate Mark Folkard

Opposition leader Mark McGowan and WA Labor candidate for Burns Beach Mark Folkard.
Opposition leader Mark McGowan and WA Labor candidate for Burns Beach Mark Folkard.

A SENIOR police officer is WA Labor’s candidate for the soon-to-be redrawn electorate of Burns Beach.

Opposition leader Mark McGowan announced Mark Folkard as the new candidate when the State Opposition was in Joondalup on Monday.

“Mark is a police officer of 27 years standing,” Mr McGowan said.

“He assisted in establishing the East Timor police force and he’s been a nominee for Police Officer of the Year.

“I’m looking forward to Mark joining the team.”