As a local small business owner and operator Yaz Mubarakai understands the needs of small business operators and young families in WA.

Yaz has lived in the area for 20 years and runs the Success Post Office, food outlets, Café Royal and the Majestic India restaurant, and is a Sumo Salad franchisee. He also served as a City of Cockburn councillor from 2011 to 2015.

Yaz and his wife Jeri have two children, aged eight and eleven. They know the pressures young families are under and the increasing demands on family life.

Yaz believes Jandakot needs a real plan to deal with congestion along local roads such as Jandakot Road, Armadale Road and the building of the North Lake Road Bridge. He also believes we need to invest in our schools, not slash their funding, and is committed to ensuring our community has the best health care possible that puts patients' needs first.

Yaz holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Masters of Commerce, Graduate Diploma in Information Systems and a Masters in Business Marketing and Finance. He is a member of the South Metropolitan Regional Council, Cockburn Rotary and the Tarmac Group.