Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook
CATANIA, Vincent, MLA
Member for North West Central
The Nationals WA
Elected to the Thirty-Seventh Parliament for Mining and Pastoral Region (Legislative Council) on 26 February 2005 (for term commencing 22 May 2005). Resigned 12 August 2008.
Elected to the Thirty-Eighth Parliament for North West (new seat) on 6 September 2008. Re-elected 2013, 2017.
Acting Speaker of the Legislative Assembly from 11 November 2008 to 11 August 2009.
National Party Whip from 13 August 2013 to 17 February 2015.
National Party Whip from 16 August 2016 to 11 March 2017.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Water; Forestry from 11 December 2013 to 8 December 2014.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Water; Sport and Recreation; Forestry from 8 December 2014 to 15 August 2016.
Member, Standing Committee on Public Administration and Finance from 26 May 2005 to 17 August 2005.
Member, Joint Standing Committee on Delegation Legislation from 26 May 2005 to 12 August 2008.
Member, Standing Committee on Public Administration from 17 August 2005 to 12 August 2008.
Member, Joint Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation from 16 August 2012 to 30 January 2013.
Member, Economics and Industry Standing Committee from 9 May 2013 to 15 August 2013.
Member, Public Accounts Committee from 23 May 2017.
Member, Joint Standing Committee on Audit from 13 June 2017.
Born 23 February 1977, Perth, Western Australia.
Qualifications and Occupation before entering Parliament
Senior Policy Advisor.
NORTH WEST CENTRAL - ELECTORATE PROFILE
The electorate of North West Central is located in the Mining and Pastoral Region and includes all or parts of of the Shires of Ashburton, Carnarvon, Cue, Exmouth, Meekatharra, Mount Magnet, Murchison, Ngaanyatjarraku, Northampton, Sandstone, Shark Bay, Upper Gascoyne, Wiluna, and Yalgoo.
Comprising of all or parts of the localities of Ajana, Angelo River, Babbage Island, Barrow Island, Brockman, Brown Range, Cane, Cape Range National Park, Capricorn, Carbla, Carnarvon, Carrarang, Chichester, Coburn, Cooladar Hill, Coral Bay, Cue, Daggar Hills, Denham, Dirk Hartog, East Carnarvon, East Lyons River, East Murchison, Eurardy, Exmouth, Exmouth Gulf, Fortescue, Francois Peron Nat Pk, Gascoyne Junction, Gascoyne River, Gibson Desert South, Greys Plain, Hamelin Pool, Inggarda, Innawanga, Juna Downs, Karalundi, Karijini, Kennedy Range, Kingsford, Kumarina, Lake Austin, Lake Carnegie, Learmonth, Little Sandy Desert, Lyndon, Macleod, Massey Bay, Meadow, Meekatharra, Millstream, Minilya, Monkey Mia, Morgantown, Mt Magnet, Mt Sheila, Mulga Downs, Murchison, Nanga, Nanutarra, Nerren Nerren, Ngaanyatjarra-Giles, North Plantations, North West Cape, Onslow, Pannawonica, Paraburdoo, Paynes Find, Paynesville, Peak Hill, Peedamulla, Reedy, Rocklea, Sandstone, South Carnarvon, South Murchison, South Plantations, Talandji, Talisker, Tamala, Tom Price, Useless Loop, Warburton, Weld Range, West Lyons River, Wiluna, Wittenoom, Woodleigh, Woolgorong, Wooramel, Yalardy, Yalgoo, Yandoo Creek, and Yannarie.
Enrolment (2017) 10,432; area 817,103 sq km.