Hon. Dr Steven (Steve) Caldwell Thomas MLC B.V.Sc
Shadow Minister for Environment; Water

House:Legislative Council
Party:Liberal Party
Electorate:South West Region

Inaugural Speech:

Inaugural Video:  2017

Speeches by Hon. Dr Steven (Steve) Caldwell Thomas
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Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook
THOMAS, Dr Steven Caldwell, MLC
Member for South West Region
Liberal Party

PARLIAMENTARY SERVICE
Elected to the Thirty-seventh Parliament for Capel (new seat) on 26 February 2005. Electorate abolished redistribution of 2007. Contested the general election for Collie-Preston but defeated by Michael Philip Murray.
Elected to the Fortieth Parliament for the South West Region on 20 April 2017 for the term commencing on 22 May 2017.

Parliamentary Appointments

Acting Speaker of the Legislative Assembly from 29 March 2005 - 6 September 2008.
Deputy Chair of Committees in the Legislative Council: 23 May 2017 - present.

Standing Committees

Member Public Accounts Committee from 7 April 2005 - 7 August 2008.
Member, Standing Committee on Environment and Public Affairs: 23 May 2017 - present.

Shadow Ministerial Appointments

Opposition Spokesperson on Emergency Services; Indigenous Affairs from 9 March 2005 to 4 February 2006.

Shadow Minister for the Environment from 4 February 2006 to 28 June 2006. Shadow Minister for the Environment and assisting the Shadow Minister for Biotechnology; Fisheries; Indigenous Affairs and Science and Innovation 28 June 2006 - 24 January 2008; also representing the Shadow Minister for North West in the Legislative Assembly from 28 June 2006 - 24 January 2008. Shadow Treasurer from 24 January 2008.

Shadow Minister for Environment; Water: 22 May 2017 - present


PERSONAL

Birth

3 October 1967, Mansfield, Victoria


Marital Status

Married


Qualifications and Occupation Before Entering Parliament

Policy and Media Adviser
B VSc.


ELECTORATE - SHORT DESCRIPTION
South West Region covers eight districts, Albany, Bunbury, Collie-Preston, Dawesville, Mandurah, Murray-Wellington, Vasse and Warren-Blackwood