Western Australia’s Cabinet Reshuffle
On Friday, 17 December, Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan announced a Cabinet reshuffle.
The most notable change is in the Health portfolio, where Amber-Jade Sanderson has replaced Roger Cook as the state’s Health Minister.
Cook has been in the Health portfolio for 13 years, across Opposition and Government, and will be adding Tourism and Commerce to his responsibilities.
Stephen Dawson is to become the Minister for Emergency Services, Innovation and ICT, Medical Research and Volunteering.
David Templeman will gain the International Education portfolio.
Reece Whitby will take on Environment and Climate Action.
John Carey will add Homelessness to his responsibilities, Don Punch will add Small Business, and Bill Johnston is returning to Industrial Relations.
For more information, please contact Simon Banks, Managing Director on +61 419 638 587.
|Hon Mark McGowan MLA||Premier; Treasurer; Public Sector Management; Federal-State Relations|
|Hon Roger Cook MLA||Deputy Premier; Minister for State Development, Jobs and Trade; Tourism; Commerce; Science|
|Hon Sue Ellery MLC||Education and Training|
|Hon Stephen Dawson MLC||Emergency Services; Innovation and ICT; Medical Research; Volunteering|
|Hon Alannah MacTiernan MLC||Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Hydrogen Industry|
|Hon David Templeman MLA||Culture and the Arts; Sport and Recreation; International Education; Heritage; Leader of the House|
|Hon John Quigley MLA||Attorney General; Electoral Affairs|
|Hon Paul Papalia MLA||Police; Road Safety; Defence Industry; Veterans Issues|
|Hon Bill Johnston MLA||Mines and Petroleum; Energy; Corrective Services; Industrial Relations|
|Hon Rita Saffioti MLA||Transport; Planning; Ports|
|Hon Tony Buti MLA||Finance; Racing and Gaming; Aboriginal Affairs; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests|
|Hon Simone McGurk MLA||Child Protection; Women’s Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Community Services|
|Hon Dave Kelly MLA||Water; Forestry; Youth|
|Hon Amber-Jade Sanderson MLA||Health; Mental Health|
|Hon John Carey MLA||Housing; Lands; Homelessness; Local Government|
|Hon Don Punch MLA||Disability Services; Fisheries; Seniors and Ageing; Small Business|
|Hon Reece Whitby MLA||Environment; Climate Action|