- Former State Government Minister and senior police officer Bob Kucera to lead Combat Sports Commission
The Hon. Robert (Bob) Kucera has been appointed the new Chairperson of the Combat Sports Commission, the authority responsible for the regulation of combat sports in Western Australia.
Mr Kucera served as a Member of State Parliament from 2001-2008, during which time he held a number of Ministerial portfolios, including Sport and Recreation.
Mr Kucera replaces Cassandra Wright, who held the role since June 2017.
Comments attributed to Sport and Recreation Minister Mick Murray:
"I welcome Bob Kucera's appointment as the new Chairperson of the Combat Sports Commission.
"As a former Sport and Recreation Minister, Mr Kucera brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role.
"I would like to thank outgoing Chairperson Cassandra Wright for her service. Ms Wright has done a terrific job, maintaining a diligent and thorough approach throughout her term. I wish her all the best for the future."
Minister's office - 6552 6400