B.A., BJuris. (Hons) LL.B., JP
Hon. James (Jim) McGinty was a member of Western Australia Legislative Assembly from 1990 to 2008. He served as a minister, most notably Attorney General, Minister for Justice, Legal Affairs, Electoral Affairs in 2001, as well becoming Minister for Health from 2003 to 2008.
As Western Australia’s Attorney-General, Mr. McGinty is recognised for his contribution to law reform – creating new legal institutions and modernising the law to reflect 21st century standards and values. In 2013, he was one of 30 prominent West Australians named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.
Mr. McGinty is on the Boards of Telethon Kids Institute, Brightwater Care Group and Access Housing and is a volunteer with Fremantle Sea Rescue.