Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook
MISCHIN, Hon. Michael, MLC
Member for North Metropolitan Region
Elected to the Thirty-eighth Parliament for the North Metropolitan Region on 6 September 2008 for the term commencing on 22 May 2009. Re-elected 2013 and 2017 for terms commencing 22 May.
Deputy Chair of Committees: 4 June 2009 - 16 August 2012.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Attorney General; Minister for Corrective Services: 11 August 2009 - 14 December 2010.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer; Attorney General (with respect to the Attorney General only) 14 December 2010 - 12 June 2012.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Fisheries; Electoral Affairs; Justice: 12 June 2012 - 29 June 2012.
Attorney General: 29 June 2012 - 21 March 2013.
Attorney General; Minister for Commerce: 21 March 2013 - 17 March 2017.
Parliamentary Party/Shadow Ministerial Appointments
Deputy Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council: 5 April 2016 - 21 March 2017.
Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council: 21 March 2017 - present.
Shadow Attorney General; Shadow Minister for Commerce: 25 March 2017 - 27 June 2019.
Shadow Attorney General; Shadow Minister for Commerce; Heritage; Culture and the Arts: 27 June 2019 - present.
Member, Standing Committee on Legislation: 4 June 2009 - 16 August 2012. (Elected Chair: 4 June 2009)
Member, Standing Committee on Procedure and Privileges: 4 June 2009 - 6 March 2012.
Member, Standing Committee on Uniform Legislation and Statutes Review: 5 April 2012 - 16 August 2012.
Chair, Standing Committee on Uniform Legislation and Statutes Review: 23 May 2017 - present.
Chair, Joint Select Committee on Aboriginal Constitutional Recognition: 2 December 2014 - 26 March 2015.
Deputy Chair, Select Committee into Mining on Pinjin Station: 22 August 2018 - present.
Member, Select Committee into alternate approaches to reducing illicit drug use and its effects on the community: 17 October 2018 - present.
Note: Fulfils an advisory role concerning services provided to Members
Member, Parliamentary Superannuation Board: 25 May 2017 - present.
29 December 1958, Subiaco, Western Australia.
Qualifications and Occupation before entering Parliament
Barrister and Solicitor; Senior State Prosecutor with Director of Public Prosecutions for Western Australia.
Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Jurisprudence (Honours) UWA.
NORTH METROPOLITAN REGION - ELECTORATE PROFILE
North Metropolitan Region covers 14 districts, Balcatta, Burns Beach (formerly Ocean Reef), Butler, Carine, Churchlands, Cottesloe, Girrawheen, Hillarys, Joondalup, Kingsley, Nedlands, Perth, Scarborough and Wanneroo.