Hon. Helen Margaret Morton MLC Assoc Dip (OT)
Minister for Mental Health; Disability Services; Child Protection

House:Legislative Council
Party:Liberal Party
Electorate:East Metropolitan Region

Inaugural Speech:

Speeches by Hon. Helen Margaret Morton
Electorate Office:...
Unit 2
201-205 Burslem Drive
MADDINGTON WA 6109

Ph: (08) 9452 8311
Fax: (08) 9452 8366
Email: helen.morton@mp.wa.gov.au


Ministerial Office:
12th Floor, Dumas House
2 Havelock Street
WEST PERTH WA 6005
Ph: (08) 6552 6900
Fax: (08) 6552 6901
Email: Minister.Morton@dpc.wa.gov.au


Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook
BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS

MORTON, Hon. Helen Margaret, MLC
Member for East Metropolitan Region
Liberal Party

PARLIAMENTARY SERVICE
Elected to the Thirty-seventh Parliament for East Metropolitan Region on 26 February 2005 (for term commencing 22 May 2005). Re-elected 2008, 2013 for terms commencing 22 May.

Ministerial Appointments
Minister for Mental Health; Disability Services: 14 December 2010 - 21 March 2013.
Minister for Mental Health; Disability Services; Child Protection: 21 March 2013 - present.

Parliamentary Appointments
Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer; Minister for Commerce; Science and Innovation; Housing and Works; Water; Mental Health: 11 August 2009 - 28 April 2010.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier; Treasurer; Minister for State Development; Water; Mental Health: 28 April 2010 - 14 December 2010.
Deputy Chair of Committees: 4 June 2009 - 14 December 2010.

Parliamentary Party/Shadow Ministerial Appointments
Shadow Spokesperson for Public Sector Management: 22 May 2005 - 4 February 2006.
Shadow Spokesperson for Women's Interests: 22 May 2005 - 8 April 2006.
Shadow Spokesperson for Mental Health: 4 February 2006 - 8 April 2006.
Shadow Minister for Women's Interests; Public Sector Management; Mental Health: 8 April 2006 - 23 September 2008.
Deputy Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council: 26 March 2013

Standing Committees
Note: At the commencement of each Parliament, Members are required to be (re)appointed
Member, Standing Committee on Public Administration and Finance: 26 May 2005 - 17 August 2005.
Member, Standing Committee on Public Administration: 17 August 2005 - 28 June 2007.
Member, Standing Committee on Estimates and Financial Operations: 28 June 2007 - 4 June 2009.
Member, Standing Committee on Legislation: 6 November 2008 - 14 December 2010. (Reappointed: 4 June 2009)
Member, Standing Committee on Procedure and Privileges: 4 June 2009 - 14 December 2010.

Select Committees
Note: Select Committees cease to exist on Prorogation
Chair, Select Committee into Public Obstetric Services: 24 May 2006 - 7 August 2008.

ELECTORATE - SHORT DESCRIPTION

East Metropolitan Region includes the Legislative Assembly electorates of Armadale, Bassendean, Belmont, Darling Range, Forrestfield, Gosnells, Kalamunda, Maylands, Midland, Mirrabooka, Morley, Mount Lawley, Swan Hills and West Swan.