Security breach at Mark McGowan’s Rockingham home will not deter Premier from vaccination stance

Daryna ZadvirnaThe West Australian
WA Premier Mark McGowan.
Camera IconWA Premier Mark McGowan. Credit: Paul Kane/Getty Images

Premier Mark McGowan said the security breach at his home will not “deter” him from “keeping the community safe” and vaccinated.

Mr McGowan’s home was last night under tight police guard after a major security incident that saw him rushed home from a wedding.

It is understood the Premier was headed from the Vasto Club function centre back to Rockingham after WA Police alerted him to a serious security breach at his home.

While Mr McGowan refused to go into the details of the breach, he confirmed his mobile number and home address were leaked online.

“Look talking about my personal security is not something I’m going to do,” he said.

“I just urge everyone to be respectful and understand that the government doing what we have to do”

Despite the scare, Mr McGowan said he was happy his current level of personal security and the breach has not pushed him into moving homes.

“We’re not going to stop, we’re not going to give in,” he said.

“If you want to protest, protest but be respectful.

“I think it’s a sign of the online world.

“Where people get wound up by conspiracy theorists and misleading information and where people who basically promote witch doctor solutions to medical problems.

Mr McGowan had arrived at the wedding in Balcatta at 6.30pm when he was suddenly bundled into his official car and driven away.

Socialites and politicians, including Alannah MacTiernan, were left wondering what had happened when Mr McGowan left abruptly.

It is understood he headed from the Vasto Club function centre back to Rockingham after WA Police alerted him to a serious security breach at his home.

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