Changes to the WA Shadow Ministry

The leader of the Opposition in Western Australia, Eric Ripper, yesterday announced changes to Labor’s Shadow Ministry.

  • Michelle Roberts has been appointed Shadow Treasurer, Shadow Minister for Tourism and Government Accountability.
  • Ken Travers is to become the Shadow Finance Minister.
  • Ben Wyatt has been given the Education portfolio.
  • Fran Logan will take on Corrective Services.
  • Sue Ellery has the added responsibility of Women’s Interests in her portfolio.
  • Mick Murray will take up the leadership of the new portfolio the South West.
  • Roger Cook is now Shadow Minister for Sport and Recreation.
  • Ljiljanna Ravlich has taken on Mental Health.
  • Sally Talbot will be Shadow Minister for Indigenous Affairs.
  • John Hyde is the new Shadow Minister for Planning.

Shadow Ministry

Eric Ripper MLA
Leader of the Opposition; Shadow Minister for Public Sector Management; Native Title
Roger Cook MLA
Deputy Leader of the Opposition; Shadow Minister for Health; Sport and Recreation
Sue Ellery MLC
Leader in the Legislative Council; Shadow Minister for Child Protection; Community Services; Seniors and Volunteering; Disability Services; Women’s Interests
Kate Doust MLC
Deputy Leader in the Legislative Council; Shadow Minister for Energy; Science and Innovation
Michelle Roberts MLA
Shadow Treasurer; Shadow Minister for Tourism; Government Accountability
Francis Logan MLA
Shadow Minister for Water; Industrial Relations; Corrective Services
Margaret Quirk MLA
Shadow Minister for Police; Emergency Services; Road Safety
Mark McGowan MLA
Manager of Opposition Business; Shadow Minister for State Development; Regional Development; Housing
Ljiljanna Ravlich MLC
Shadow Minister for Commerce and Small Business; Training; Mental Health
Jon Ford MLC
Shadow Minister for Mines; Petroleum; Fisheries
Ken Travers MLC
Shadow Minister for Transport; Electoral Affairs; Finance
Ben Wyatt MLA
Shadow Minister for Education
Sally Talbot MLC
Shadow Minister for Environment; Planning; Climate Change; Lands; Youth
Mick Murray MLA
Shadow Minister for Agriculture; Forestry; Racing and Gaming; South West
Paul Papalia MLA
Shadow Minister for Local Government
John Quigley MLA
Shadow Attorney General
John Hyde MLA
Shadow Minister for Culture and the Arts; Planning; Heritage; Multicultural Interests; Citizenship