Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook
BLAYNEY, Ian Charles, MLA
Member for Geraldton
The Nationals WA
Elected to the 38th Parliament for Geraldton on 6 September 2008 in succession to Shane Robin Hill (defeated). Re-elected 2013, 2017.
Acting Speaker of the Legislative Assembly from 16 April 2013 to 5 December 2013.
Acting Speaker of the Legislative Assembly from 19 May 2014 to 23 May 2014.
Acting Speaker of the Legislative Assembly from 8 June 2015 to 12 June 2015.
Acting Speaker of the Legislative Assembly from 23 August 2016 to 30 January 2017.
Acting Speaker of the Legislative Assembly from 16 May 2017.
Shadow Ministerial Appointments
Shadow Minister for Agriculture and Food; Forestry; Fisheries from 25 March 2017 to 16 April 2018.
Shadow Minister for Agriculture and Food; Fisheries from 16 April 2018 to 27 June 2019.
Shadow Minister for Lands; Aboriginal Affairs; Fisheries from 27 June 2019 to 24 July 2019 .
Member, Education and Health Standing Committee from 13 November 2008 to 25 March 2011.
Member, Economics and Industry Standing Committee from 25 March 2011 to 30 January 2013.
Member, Economics and Industry Standing Committee from 9 May 2013 to 30 January 2017. (Chair from 15 May 2013 to 30 January 2017).
Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee from 23 May 2017 to 24 July 2019.
Member, Joint Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation from 20 June 2017 to 1 November 2018.
Member, Parliamentary Services Committee from 13 November 2008 to 30 January 2013.
Member, Parliamentary Services Committee from 23 May 2017.
Born 2 February 1962, Geraldton, Western Australia.
Qualifications and Occupation before entering Parliament
GERALDTON - ELECTORATE PROFILE
The electorate of Geraldton is located in the Agricultural Region and includes all or parts of the City of Greater Geraldton.
Comprising of all or parts of of the localities of Beachlands, Beresford, Bluff Point, Bootenal, Bringo, Burma Road, Cape Burney, Deepdale, Drummond Cove, East Chapman, Ellendale, Eradu, Eradu South, Georgina, Geraldton, Glenfield, Greenough, Karloo, Kojarena, Mahomets Flats, Meru, Minnenooka, Moonyoonooka, Moresby, Mt Hill, Mt Tarcoola, Narngulu, Northern Gully, Rangeway, Rudds Gully, Sandsprings, South Greenough, Spalding, Strathalbyn, Sunset Beach, Tarcoola Beach, Tibradden, Utakarra, Waggrakine, Walkaway, Wandina, Webberton, West End, Wicherina, Wonthella, and Woorree.
Enrolment (2017) 25,641; area 1,798 sq kms.