Magenta Marshall is the local Labor Member for Rockingham, elected at the Rockingham By-Election in July 2023 following the resignation of Mark McGowan.
Magenta is Rockingham born and raised, growing up in a single-parent family, living in Cooloongup. Magenta loves Rockingham and her community, she's lived here her whole life, purchasing her first home in Waikiki with her husband Jake, hoping to raise her family here.
Magenta completed a Bachelor of Arts at Murdoch University. She spent time studying in Indonesia and volunteering her spare time teaching English at a school for underprivileged students.
Upon completing her degree, Magenta worked for the Transport Workers Union where she learned about the importance trade unions play in delivering better workplace conditions across the industry. Magenta then moved to working as an Electorate Officer for David Michael MLA - Member for Balcatta for four years, then working in WA Labor as a campaign organiser and the director of women's organising.
Magenta understands the difference Labor Governments make to everyday people's lives. Like the train line that connects the people of Rockingham to Perth, providing more opportunities for study and work. Or the upgrades to local schools and hospitals, providing quality education, health, and jobs for the community.
Magenta has a love for sports and what it provides. Sport brings people together and is a central part of any thriving community. Magenta started the women's football team at the Baldivis Districts club and is proud to have coached the disability-inclusive team at her soccer club.
Magenta is a strong believer in equality and cares about access to quality education, housing affordability, protecting the local environment, investing in local schools and hospitals, and improving public transport.
As the Member for Rockingham, and a Waikiki local, Magenta Marshall is working hard to deliver for the community and build on Labor's proud legacy of providing and improving opportunities available to all.