As a long-time local with extensive small business experience Yaz Mubarakai understands the needs of small business operators and young families in WA.

Yaz has lived in the area for more than 20 years, previously running small businesses including Success Post Office, Café Royal and Majestic India restaurant. He served as a City of Cockburn councillor from 2011 to 2015.

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

Understanding well the traffic and congestion issues in Jandakot, Yaz continues to advocate strongly for sustainable transport solutions that reduce journey times and improve safety.

As the first Indian-born Australian elected to Parliament, Yaz also has an interest in improving integration of multicultural migrants into our community.