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Hon. Michelle Hopkins Roberts MLA
Minister for Police; Road Safety
Australian Labor Party
Speeches by Hon. Michelle Hopkins Roberts
Unit 34, 6 Keane Street
Midland WA 6056
PO Box 1792
Ph: (08) 9274 8811
Fax: (08) 9274 7874
2 Havelock Street
WEST PERTH WA 6005
Ph: (08) 6552 6900
Fax: (08) 6552 6901
Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook
ROBERTS, Michelle Hopkins, MLA
Member for Midland
Australian Labor Party
Elected to the Thirty-Fourth Parliament for Glendalough at the by-election held on 19 March 1994 to fill the vacancy consequent upon the resignation of Dr Carmen Mary Lawrence. Electorate abolished in the redistribution of 1994. Elected to the Thirty-Fifth Parliament for Midland (new seat) on 14 December 1996. Re-elected 2001, 2005, 2008, 2013, 2017.
Manager of Opposition Business from 27 January 2012 to 11 March 2017.
Minister for Police, Emergency Services; Local Government from 16 February 2001; Minister Assisting Minister for Planning and Infrastructure from 8 March 2001 to 1 July 2001.
Minister for Police and Emergency Service from 1 July 2002 to 27 June 2003.
Minister for Police and Emergency Services; Justice and Community Safety from 27 June 2003 to 26 February 2005.
Minister for Police and Emergency Services; Community Safety from 10 March 2005.
Minister for Housing and Works; Consumer Protection; Heritage; Land Information from 3 February 2006 to 13 December 2006.
Minister for Housing and Works; Heritage; Indigenous Affairs; Land Information from 13 December 2006 to 2 March 2007.
Minister for Employment Protection; Housing and Works; Indigenous Affairs; Heritage; Land Information from 2 March 2007 to 23 September 2008.
Minister for Police; Road Safety from 17 March 2017.
Shadow Ministerial Appointments
Shadow Minister for Multicultural and Ethnic Affairs; Water Resources; Seniors from 18 October 1994 to 18 March 1996.
Shadow Minister for Multicultural and Ethnic Affairs; Seniors; Planning and Heritage from 18 March 1996 to 14 May 1996.
Shadow Minister for Multicultural and Ethnic Affairs; Planning; Transport from 14 May 1996 to 15 January 1997.
Opposition Leader of House Business from 15 January 1997 to 4 August 1999.
Shadow Minister for Police; Emergency Services from 15 January 1997 to 10 January 2001.
Spokesperson for Crime Prevention from 5 August 1999 to 10 February 2001.
Shadow Minister for Education; Women's Interests from 26 September 2008 to 14 February 2011.
Shadow Treasurer; Shadow Minister for Tourism and Government Accountability 14 February 2011 to 27 January 2012.
Shadow Minister for Police; Road Safety; Crime Prevention; Tourism; Manager of Opposition Business 27 January 2012 to 9 April 2013.
Shadow Minister for Police; Road Safety; Crime Prevention; Culture and the Arts; Manager of Opposition Business from 9 April 2013 to 11 March 2017.
Parliamentary Party Appointments
Parliamentary Secretary to Caucus from 15 January 1997.
Member, Standing Orders and Procedure Committee from 20 March 1997 to 11 August 1999.
Member, Joint House Committee from 20 March 1997 to 11 June 1998.
Member, Joint Parliamentary Services Committee from 11 June 1998 to 10 January 2001.
Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee from 22 February 2012 to 30 January 2013. (Deputy Chair from 28 February 2012 to 30 January 2013).
Member, Procedure and Privileges Committee from 9 May 2013 to 30 January 2017. (Deputy Chair from 21 May 2013 to 30 January 2017).
Select Committees/Royal Commissions
Member, Select Committee on Recycling and Waste Management from 8 December 1994 to 7 December 1995.
Member, Select Committee on Crime Prevention from 15 October 1997 to 23 September 1999.
Born (Michelle Hopkins Thomas), 29 February 1960, Perth, Western Australia.
Qualifications and Occupation before entering Parliament
BA; Dip Ed. School teacher; Policy, Research and Executive Officer in State Public Service.
MIDLAND - ELECTORATE PROFILE
The electorate of Midland is located in the East Metropolitan Region and includes all or parts of the City of Swan and the Shire of Mundaring.
Comprising of all or parts of the localities of Bellevue, Boya, Caversham, Greenmount, Guildford, Hazelmere, Helena Valley, Jane Brook, Koongamia, Middle Swan, Midland, Midvale, Red Hill, South Guildford, Stratton, Swan View, Viveash, West Swan, and Woodbridge.
Enrolment (2017) 29,603; area: 67 sq kms.
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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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Last Updated by Denis Hippolyte on 2 September 2019 at 11:36:35 AM