Hon. Suzanne (Sue) Mary Ellery MLC
Minister for Education and Training
Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council

House:Legislative Council
Party:Australian Labor Party
Electorate:South Metropolitan Region

Inaugural Speech:


Speeches by Hon. Suzanne (Sue) Mary Ellery
Electorate Office:...
Shop 20
Southlands Boulevard Shopping Centre
Cnr Burrendah Boulevard and Pine Tree Gully Road
WILLETTON WA 6155

Ph: (08) 9312 1566
Fax: (08) 9312 1499
Email: sue.ellery@mp.wa.gov.au


Ministerial Office:
13th Floor, Dumas House
2 Havelock Street
WEST PERTH WA 6005
Ph: (08) 6552 5700
Fax: (08) 6552 5701
Email: Minister.Ellery@dpc.wa.gov.au


Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook
BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS

ELLERY, Hon. Suzanne (Sue) Mary, MLC
Member for South Metropolitan Region
Australian Labor Party

PARLIAMENTARY SERVICE

Elected to the Thirty-sixth Parliament for South Metropolitan Region on 10 February 2001. Re-elected 2005, 2008, 2013 and 2017 for terms commencing 22 May.

Ministerial Appointments
Minister for Child Protection; Community Services; Women's Interests; Seniors and Volunteering: 2 March 2007 - 23 September 2008.
Minister for Education and Training: 17 March 2017- present.

Parliamentary Appointments
Parliamentary Secretary to the Attorney General; Minister for Health; Electoral Affairs: 27 June 2003 - 5 August 2003.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Community Development, Women's Interests, Seniors and Youth: 22 September 2004 - 10 March 2005.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Culture and the Arts; Disability Services: 22 September 2004 - 26 April 2005.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Community Development; Women's Interests; Seniors; Youth: 10 March 2005 - 26 April 2005.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Health: 5 August 2003 - 2 March 2007.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Attorney General; Electoral Affairs: 26 April 2005 - 2 March 2007.
Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council: 17 March 2017 - present.

Parliamentary Party/Shadow Ministerial Appointments
Shadow Minister for Child Protection; Community Services; Disability Services: 26 September 2008 - 8 April 2013.
Shadow Minister for Seniors and Volunteering: 26 September 2007 - 26 January 2012
Shadow Minister for Women's Interests: 14 February 2011 - 8 April 2013.
Shadow Minister for Early Childhood: 27 January - 8 April 2013.
Shadow Minister for Education; Children's Interests: 9 April 2013 - 26 June 2015.
Shadow Minister for Education: 26 June 2015 - 17 March 2017.
Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council: 16 September 2008 - 17 March 2017.

Standing Committees
Note: At the commencement of each Parliament, Members are required to be (re)appointed
Member, Joint Standing Committee on the Anti-Corruption Commission: 27 June 2001 - 13 May 2004.
Member, Standing Committee on Public Administration and Finance: 28 June 2001 - 21 May 2005.
Member, Parliamentary Services Committee: 17 August 2005 - 30 May 2007.

Select Committees/Royal Commissions
Note: Select Committees cease to exist on Prorogation
Member, Select Committee into Workers Compensation: 2 July 2004 - 17 November 2004.
Member, Select Committee into the Adequacy for Foster Care Assessment Procedures by the Department for Community Development: 21 September 2005 - 7 August 2008.

PERSONAL

Birth
Born 12 May 1962, Perth, Western Australia.

Occupation before entering Parliament and Qualifications
Industrial Officer.
Bachelor of Arts, UWA.

ELECTORATE - SHORT DESCRIPTION
South Metropolitan Region includes the 15 Legislative Assembly electorates of Baldivis, Bateman, Bicton, Cannington, Cockburn, Fremantle, Jandakot, Kwinana, Riverton, Rockingham, Southern River, South Perth, Victoria Park, Warnbro and Willagee.