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AustraliaJohn Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69

08:30  24 june  2019
08:30  24 june  2019 Source:   abc.net.au

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Former West Australian government minister and Labor MP John Kobelke has died aged 69 . It is understood Mr Kobelke passed away in a Perth hospital last night. He served as a minister under premiers Geoff Gallop and Alan Carpenter before retiring from politics in 2013.

John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69 © AAP Image/Nicolas Perpitch John Kobelke held a number of portfolios during his career, including police and water resources. Former West Australian government minister and Labor MP John Kobelke has died aged 69.

It is understood Mr Kobelke passed away in a Perth hospital last night.

He served as a minister under premiers Geoff Gallop and Alan Carpenter before retiring from politics in 2013.

Mr Kobelke held a variety of portfolios at different times during his political career, including police and emergency services, water resources and sport and recreation, before he resigned for health reasons.

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Six years after quitting Parliament following a political career spanning more than two decades, former Gallop and Carpenter Labor government minister John Kobelke dies at the age of 69 .

Former West Australian Labor minister John Kobelke has died aged 69 . Mr Kobelke entered state parliament in 1989 and served as a minister under premiers Geoff Gallop and Alan Carpenter before retiring in 2013. Premier Mark McGowan said he was deeply saddened by Mr Kobelke 's death

He served as the member for Nollamara from his election in 1989 until the electorate was abolished in the redistribution of 2003.

He went on to serve as the MP for Balcatta from 2005 to 2013.

Mr Kobelke worked as a teacher at a number of WA schools and in Papua New Guinea before entering politics.

More recently he headed up a State Government review into the planning framework for the Swan Valley, aimed at helping guide future developments in the region and maximising its tourism potential.

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John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
John Kobelke, former WA Labor minister in Gallop and Carpenter governments, dies aged 69
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