Dawesville MLA Zak Kirkup talks about his career at Mandurah Baptist College

(L to R) Hannah Inwood, Gemma Haydon, Rhys Nella, Tristen Beier, Fionan Hain, Mikayla Wyatt, Zak Kirkup, Blake Hitchcock, Hailey Chipiri, Isabella Hind, Isabella Richmond, Lachlan Bridge, Joanna Curtis and RP van der Westhuizen.
(L to R) Hannah Inwood, Gemma Haydon, Rhys Nella, Tristen Beier, Fionan Hain, Mikayla Wyatt, Zak Kirkup, Blake Hitchcock, Hailey Chipiri, Isabella Hind, Isabella Richmond, Lachlan Bridge, Joanna Curtis and RP van der Westhuizen.

MANDURAH Baptist College Year 9 students learned how Dawesville MLA Zak Kirkup landed his career in politics during a recent talk at the school.

Mr Kirkup visited the school to discuss important life lessons he faced in the lead-up to his career.

He also talked about issues with the students he believed were important to explore for WA’s future, such as embracing new technologies and enterprise internationally.

Mr Kirkup also answered questions from students surrounding topics such as politicians not requiring a university degree and the importance of being ‘people focused’ to be successful in representing parliament.