Mr Benjamin (Ben) Sana Wyatt MLA LLB, MSc
Shadow Treasurer; Shadow Minister for Aboriginal Affairs; Native Title; Kimberley; Pilbara; Cost of Living

House:Legislative Assembly
Party:Australian Labor Party
Electorate:Victoria Park

Inaugural Speech:

Speeches by Mr Benjamin (Ben) Sana Wyatt
Electorate Office:...
Shop 2
896 Albany Highway
East Victoria Park WA 6101

Postal Address:
PO Box 4373
Victoria Park 6979
Ph: 9361 1777
Fax: 9470 2875
Email: victoriapark@mp.wa.gov.au


Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook
WYATT, Mr Benjamin Sana, MLA
Member for Victoria Park
Australian Labor Party

PARLIAMENTARY SERVICE

Elected to the Thirty-Seventh Parliament for Victoria Park at the by-election on 11 March 2006 held to fill the vacancy consequent upon the resignation of Hon. Dr Geoff Gallop. Re-elected 2008, 2013.

Shadow Ministerial Appointments

Shadow Treasurer; Shadow Minister for Federal State Relations; Culture and the Arts from 26 September 2008 to 8 April 2009.
Shadow Treasurer; Shadow Minister for Federal State Relations from 8 April 2009 to 27 January 2012.
Shadow Treasurer; Shadow Minister for Indigenous Affairs; Native Title; Cost of Living from 27 January 2012 to 9 April 2013.
Shadow Treasurer; Shadow Minister for Aboriginal Affairs; Native Title; Kimberley; Pilbara; Cost of Living from 9 April 2013.


Standing Committees

Member Public Accounts Committee from 5 April 2006 to 7 September 2008.
Member Public Accounts Committee from 9 May 2013 (Deputy Chairman from 22 May 2013).
Member Joint Audit Committee from 13 June 2013.

Select Committees

Member Joint Select Committee on Aboriginal Constitutional Recognition from 2 December 2014.


PERSONAL

Birth

1 April 1974, Wewak, Papua New Guinea.
Arrived in Western Australia, 1976

Marital Status

Married.

Qualifications and Occupation Before Entering Parliament

LLB, MSc. Barrister and Solicitor.

ELECTORATE — SHORT DESCRIPTION

The electorate of Victoria Park is located in the South Metropolitan Region and includes the localities of Bentley, Burswood, Carlisle, East Victoria Park, Lathlain, St James, Victoria Park and parts of Kensington, South Perth and Welshpool.
Enrolment (6 September 2010) 24,259; area: 26 sq kms.