Hon. Dr Kim Desmond Hames MLA MBBS, JP
Deputy Premier; Minister for Health; Tourism

House:Legislative Assembly
Party:Liberal Party
Electorate:Dawesville

Inaugural Speech:

Speeches by Hon. Dr Kim Desmond Hames
Electorate Office:...
Suite 1, 633 Old Coast Road
Falcon WA 6210

Postal Address:
PO Box 5551
Falcon 6210
Ph: 9534 3200
Fax: 9534 2273
Email: kim.hames@mp.wa.gov.au


Ministerial Office:
13th Floor
Dumas House
2 Havelock Street
West Perth WA 6005
Ph: 6552 5300
Fax: 6552 5301
Email: Minister.Hames@dpc.wa.gov.au


Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook
HAMES, Hon Dr Kim Desmond, MLA
Member for Dawesville
Liberal

PARLIAMENTARY SERVICE

Elected to the Thirty-Fourth Parliament for Dianella on 6 February 1993 in succession to Hon Keith James Wilson (defeated). Electorate abolished in the redistribution of 1994. Elected to the Thirty-Fifth Parliament for Yokine (new seat) on 14 December 1996. Defeated 10 February 2001. Elected to the Thirty-Seventh Parliament for Dawesville on 26 February 2005 in succession to Mr Arthur Dix Marshall (retired). Re-elected 2008. Re-elected 2013.

Parliamentary Appointments

Deputy Chairman of Committees from 14 March 1996 to 14 November 1996.

Ministerial Appointments

Minister for Housing; Aboriginal Affairs; Water Resources from 9 January 1997 to 15 February 2001.
Minister for Health; Indigenous Affairs from 23 September 2008 to 14 December 2010.
Minister for Health; Tourism from 14 December 2010 to 21 March 2013.
Minister for Health; Tourism from 21 March 2013 to 22 July 2013.
Minister for Health from 22 July 2013 to 11 December 2013.
Minister for Health; Training and Workforce Development from 11 December 2013 to 8 December 2014.
Minister for Health; Tourism from 8 December 2014.


Shadow Ministerial Appointments

Shadow Minister for Health from 9 March 2005 to 6 September 2008.
Shadow Minister for Indigenous Affairs from 24 January 2008 to 6 September 2008.
Deputy Leader of the Opposition from 17 January 2008 to 6 September 2008.

Standing Committees

Member Education and Health Standing Committee from 7 April 2005 to 6 September 2008.

Select Committees/Royal Commissions

Member Select Committee on Science and Technology from 4 August 1993 to 24 November 1994.
Member Select Committee on Wittenoom from 22 September 1993 to 3 August 1994.
Member Select Committee on Recycling and Waste Management from 8 December 1994 to 7 December 1995.

PERSONAL

Birth

Born 24 March 1953, Subiaco, Western Australia.

Marital Status

Married

Qualifications and Occupation Before Entering Parliament

MBBS, JP. Medical practitioner.

ELECTORATE — SHORT DESCRIPTION

The electorate of Dawesville is located in the South West Region and includes the suburbs/towns of Bouvard, Dawesville, Dudley Park, Erskine, Falcon, Halls Head, Herron and Wannanup.
Enrolment (6 September 2010) 23,258; area 168 sq km.