Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook
SAFFIOTI, Rita, MLA
Member for West Swan
Australian Labor Party
Elected to the Thirty-Eighth Parliament for West Swan (new seat) on 6 September 2008. Re-elected 2013, 2017.
Minister for Transport; Planning; Lands from 17 March 2017 to 13 December 2018.
Minister for Transport; Planning from 13 December 2018.
Shadow Ministerial Appointments
Shadow Minister for Planning; Finance; Government Accountability; Women's Interests from 9 April 2013 to 26 June 2015.
Shadow Minister for Planning; Finance; Transport; Infrastructure from 26 June 2015 to 11 March 2017.
Member, Public Accounts Committee 15 October 2009 to 30 January 2013.
Member, Education and Health Standing Committee from 9 May 2013 to 30 January 2017. (Deputy Chair from 15 May 2013 to 30 January 2017).
Born 26 May 1972, Perth, Western Australia.
Qualifications and Occupation Before Entering Parliament
BBus. Research officer; Economics Adviser; Chief of Staff, Office of the Premier.
WEST SWAN - ELECTORATE PROFILE
The electorate of West Swan is located in the East Metropolitan Region and includes all or parts of the City of Swan and the City of Wanneroo.
Comprising of all or parts of of the localities of Ballajura, Banksia Grove, Baskerville, Belhus, Bennett Springs, Brabham, Cullacabardee, Dayton, Gnangara, Henley Brook, Herne Hill, Jandabup, Lexia, Madeley, Malaga, Maringiup. Middle Swan, Millendon, Upper Swan, Wangara, Wanneroo, West Swan and Whiteman.
Enrolment (2017) 28,323; area 246 sq kms.