Hon. William (Bill) Joseph Johnston MLA
Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Commerce and Industrial Relations; Electoral Affairs; Asian Engagement

House:Legislative Assembly
Party:Australian Labor Party
Electorate:Cannington

Inaugural Speech:


Speeches by Hon. William (Bill) Joseph Johnston
Electorate Office:...
Unit 4
10 Cecil Avenue
Cannington WA 6107

Postal Address:
PO Box 1171
Cannington 6987
Ph: 9356 5011
Fax: 9356 5077
Email: cannington@mp.wa.gov.au
Website: billjohnston.com.au/


Ministerial Office:
9th Floor
Dumas House
2 Havelock Street
WEST PERTH WA 6005
Ph: (08) 6552 6700
Fax: (08) 6552 6701
Email: Minister.Johnston@mp.wa.gov.au


Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook
JOHNSTON, William (Bill) Joseph, MLA
Member for Cannington
Australian Labor Party

PARLIAMENTARY SERVICE

Elected to the Thirty-Eighth Parliament for Cannington (new seat) on 6 September 2008. Re-elected 2013, 2017.

Ministerial Appointments

Minister for Asian Engagement; Housing; Electoral Affairs; Commerce and Industrial Relations from 17 March 2017 to 22 March 2017.
Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Commerce and Industrial Relations; Electoral Affairs; Asian Engagement from 22 March 2017.


Shadow Ministerial Appointments

Shadow Minister for State Development; Energy from 27 January 2012 to 9 April 2013.
Shadow Minister for State Development; Energy; Mines and Petroleum from 9 April 2013 to 26 June 2015.
Shadow Minister for State Development; Energy; Mines and Petroleum; Ports from 26 June 2015.

Standing Committees

Member, Economics and Industry Standing Committee from 13 November 2008 to 30 January 2013. (Deputy Chairman from 26 November 2008).
Member, Public Accounts Committee from 9 May 2013.
Member, Joint Audit Committee from 13 June 2013.

PERSONAL

Birth

Born 11 August 1962, Canberra, ACT.
Arrived in Western Australia 1989.

Marital Status

Married.

Qualifications and Occupation Before Entering Parliament

State Secretary of the Australian Labor Party (Western Australian Branch).


ELECTORATE - SHORT DESCRIPTION

The electorate of Cannington is located in the South Metropolitan Region and includes parts of the Cities of Canning and Gosnells; including all of the localities of Beckenham, Cannington, East Cannington, Ferndale, Langford, Lynwood, Queens Park, Wilson; and part of Thornlie.
Enrolment (9 March 2015) 24,199; area 29 sq kms.