Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP

Kenneth Wyatt

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Member for Hasluck, Western Australia

Positions
Assistant Minister for Health
Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

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Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4707
Fax:
(02) 6277 8552

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Shop 10-12 Forrestfield Marketplace, 80 Hale Road
Forrestfield, WA, 6058

Postal address
PO Box 325
Forrestfield, WA, 6058

Telephone:
(08) 9359 0322
Fax:
(08) 9359 0197

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www.aph.gov.au/K_Wyatt_MP

Electorate details

Hasluck electorate map

Hasluck, Western Australia

Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Hasluck, Western Australia, 2010 and 2013.

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Ministerial appointments

  • Assistant Minister for Health from 30.9.15.

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Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: Health and Ageing from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Health from 4.12.13 to 12.10.15; Procedure from 7.9.15 to 12.10.15.
  • Joint Statutory: Human Rights from 14.3.12 to 12.10.15; Public Accounts and Audit from 10.2.15 to 12.10.15.
  • Joint Select: Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples from 30.11.12 (Chair from 11.2.14) to 25.6.15.

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Party positions

  • Vice-President, Liberal Party Morley Branch 1997.
  • Delegate to State Conference and Office Bearer, Cowan Division 1997.
  • Delegate to State Conference and Office Bearer, Perth Division 1999.

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Personal

  • Born 4.8.1952, Bunbury, WA.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BEd (Churchlands CAE), DipT, DipEd (Mt Lawley CAE).
  • Teachers' Higher Certificate.
  • Primary school teacher, Dept of Education (WA) 1973-86.
  • Manager, Aboriginal Education, Dept of Education (WA) 1996-97.
  • Relieving Executive Director, Education Services, Dept of Education (WA) 1997-98.
  • Director, Aboriginal Education, Dept of Education (WA) 1998.
  • District Director, Swan Education District, Dept of Education (WA) 1998-99.
  • Director, Aboriginal Education Policy, Strategic Planning and Operations, Dept of Education (WA) 1999-2002.
  • Professional Consultant, Strategic Planning, Policy Development and Coordination 2002-03.
  • Director, Aboriginal Health, Dept of Health (NSW) 2003-07.
  • Director, Aboriginal Health, Dept of Health (WA) 2007-10.

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Electorate

  • Description: outer metropolitan.
    Location: south-eastern outskirts of Perth; it includes the centres of Gosnells, Guildford, Maddington, Midland and Thornlie, and parts of Kalamunda.
    Area: 245 sq km (approx.).

    Electors enrolled: 98 464 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: retail, transport and service industries with some light industry, market gardens and vineyards.
    State electorates: Hasluck includes the Western Australian Legislative Assembly electorate of Gosnells, and parts of Belmont, Cannington, Forrestfield, Kalamunda, Midland, Southern River, Swan Hills and West Swan.

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Honours

  • Appointed Member of the Order of Australia, June 1996.
  • Awarded Centenary Medal 2003.
  • Indigenous Education Warrior Award, World Indigenous People's Conference 2008.

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