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Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook
DAY, Hon John Howard Dadley, MLA
Former Member for Kalamunda (6 February 1993 to 11 March 2017)
Elected to the Thirty-Fourth Parliament for Darling Range on 6 February 1993 in succession to Hon Ian David Thompson (retired). Re-elected 1996, 2001, 2005.
Elected to the Thirty-Eighth Parliament for Kalamunda (new seat) on 6 September 2008. Re-elected 2013. Defeated at the general election of 11 March 2017 for the seat of Kalamunda by Matthew Hughes (ALP).
Deputy Chairman of Committees from 22 March 1994 to 14 November 1996.
Leader of the House from 21 March 2013 to 11 March 2017.
Minister for Police; Emergency Services from 9 January 1997 to 28 July 1998.
Minister for Health from 28 July 1998 to 15 February 2001.
Minister for Planning; Culture and the Arts from 23 September 2008 to 22 November 2010.
Minister for Planning; Culture and the Arts; Environment; Youth from 22 November 2010 to 14 December 2010.
Minister for Planning; Culture and the Arts; Science and Innovation from 14 December 2010 to 21 March 2013.
Minister for Planning; Culture and the Arts from 21 March 2013 to 31 March 2016.
Minister for Health; Culture and the Arts from 31 March 2016 to 17 March 2017.
Shadow Ministerial Appointments
Shadow Minister for Resources, Development and Energy; Pilbara from 9 March 2001 to 31 December 2001.
Opposition Business Manager from 9 2001 March to 31 December 2001.
Shadow Minister for Education; Energy from 1 January 2002 to 27 May 2004.
Coalition Shadow Minister for Education and Training; Indigenous Affairs from 27 May 2004 to 26 February 2005.
Shadow Minister for Transport from 9 March 2005 to 23 January 2008.
Shadow Minister for Water Resources; Energy from 24 January 2008 to 6 September 2008.
Member, Printing Committee from 22 June 1993 to 14 November 1996.
Member, Uniform Legislation and Intergovernmental Agreements from 21 September 1995 to 14 November 1996.
Member, Economics and Industry Standing Committee from 31 May 2001 to 23 January 2005. (Deputy Chairman from 31 May 2001 to 23 January 2005).
Member, Education and Health Standing Committee from 19 May 2008 to 6 September 2008.
Select Committees/Royal Commissions
Member, Select Committee on Road Safety from 11 August 1993 to 14 November 1996.
Member, Select Committee on Metropolitan Development and Ground Water Supplies from 30 November 1993 to 1 December 1994.
Born 24 December 1955, Middle Swan, Western Australia.
Qualifications and Occupation before entering Parliament
BSc, BDSc. Dentist.
ELECTORATE — SHORT DESCRIPTION
The electorate of Kalamunda is located in the East Metropolitan Region and includes parts of the City of Gosnells and the Shires of Kalamunda and Mundaring; including all of the localities of Kalamunda, Lesmurdie, Martin, Paulls Valley and Walliston; and parts of Bickley, Canning Mills, Carmel, Darlington, Forrestfield, Gooseberry Hill, Gosnells, Maddington, Maida Vale, Orange Grove and Piesse Brook.
Enrolment (9 March 2015) 24,104; area 163 sq km.
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Acknowledgement of Country
The Parliament of Western Australia is honoured to be situated on the ancestral lands of the Whadjuk Noongar people. The Parliament acknowledges the First Australians as the traditional owners of the lands we represent and pays respects to their Elders both past and present.
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