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Hon. Liza Mary Harvey MLA

Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook

HARVEY, Hon. Liza Mary, MLA
Former Member for Scarborough
Liberal Party


Elected to the Thirty-Eighth Parliament for Scarborough (new seat) on 6 September 2008.
Re-elected 2013, 2017.
Defeated at the general election of 13 March 2021 by Stuart Neil Aubrey (ALP).

Parliamentary Appointments

Acting Speaker of the Legislative Assembly from 11 November 2008 to 16 February 2011.

Ministerial Appointments

Parliamentary Secretary representing the Minister for Small Business from 14 December 2010 to 29 June 2012.
Minister for Police; Road Safety from 29 June 2012 to 21 March 2013.
Minister for Police; Road Safety; Small Business; Women's Interests from 21 March 2013 to 5 August 2013.
Minister for Police; Tourism; Road Safety; Women's Interests from 5 August 2013 to 8 December 2014.
Minister for Police; Road Safety; Training and Workforce Development; Women's Interests from 8 December 2014 to 16 February 2016.
Deputy Premier; Minister for Police; Road Safety; Training and Workforce Development; Women's Interests from 16 February 2016 to 17 March 2017.

Shadow Ministerial Appointments

Shadow Minister for Transport; Planning; Lands from 25 March 2017 to 27 June 2019.
Shadow Minister for Public Sector Management; State Development; Jobs and Trade; Federal-State Relations; Citizenship & Multicultural Affairs from 27 June 2019 to 8 December 2020.
Shadow Minister for State Development; Trade; Local Jobs; Mental Health; Citizenship & Multicultural Affairs from 8 December 2020 to 13 March 2021.

Standing Committees

Member, Economics and Industry Standing Committee from 13 November 2008 to 14 December 2010.

Parliamentary Party Appointments

Deputy Leader of the Opposition from 21 March 2017 to 13 June 2019.
Leader of the Opposition from 13 June 2019 to 24 November 2020.



Born 25 October 1966, Manjimup, Western Australia.

Qualifications and occupation before entering Parliament

Small Business Proprietor - retail fishing tackle.


The electorate of Scarborough is located in the North Metropolitan Region and includes all or parts of the City of Stirling.
Comprising of all or parts of the localities of Doubleview, Gwelup, Innaloo, Karrinyup, Osborne Park, Scarborough, Trigg, and Woodlands.

Enrolment (2017) 27,893; area 20 sq kms.