MLC - Mining and Pastoral Region / Parliament of WA
Robin Chapple is the Greens Member of Legislative Council for the Mining and Pastoral Region. Mr Chapple is the Greens' spokesperson for aboriginal issues, energy and climate change, local government, mines and petroleum, nuclear issues, pastoral issues, ports, racing and gaming, regional sustainability, state development and industry, and waste management. He is also the spokesperson for matters pertaining to the Agricultural Region where the Greens do not have direct representation. Since emigrating to Australia in 1974, Mr Chapple had worked throughout the Central Desert area and northern Australia in a number of engineering and surveying roles, living and working with remote Indigenous communities. He briefly worked for WA's Water Authority before moving to Port Hedland to work for BHP.