Dr Mal Washer MP

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Former Member

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Moore, Western Australia, 1998. Re-elected 2001, 2004, 2007 and 2010. Retired prior to general elections 2013.
Parliamentary positions
  • Member, Speaker's Panel from 18.2.08 to 19.7.10
Committee service
  • Joint Standing: National Capital and External Territories from 19.2.2004 to 31.8.2004.
  • House of Representatives Standing: Library from 8.12.1998 to 8.10.2001; Industry, Science and Resources from 8.12.1998 to 8.10.2001; Family and Community Affairs from 31.8.2000 to 8.10.2001; Legal and Constitutional Affairs from 20.3.2002 to 31.8.2004; Industry and Resources from 20.3.2002 to 31.8.2004; Science and Innovation from 20.3.2002 to 17.10.2007; Environment and Heritage from 1.12.2004 to 17.10.2007 (Chair from 9.12.2004 to 17.10.2007); Climate Change, Water, Environment and the Arts from 11.3.2008 to 19.7.2010; Procedure from 11.3.2008 to 19.7.2010; Climate Change, Environment and the Arts from 25.10.2010 to 5.8.2013.
Party positions
  • Member, Liberal Party from 1987
Personal
  • Born 12.8.1945, Bunbury, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • M.B.B.S (UWA)
  • General practitioner
Electorate
  • Description: Outer Metropolitan
  • Location: northern suburbs of Perth; it includes the suburbs of Clarkson, Duncraig, Hillarys, Heathridge, Joondalup, Mullaloo, Ocean Reef and Padbury.
  • Area: 133 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 92295 (at 21.8.2010)
  • Industries: retail and service industries.
  • Electorate: Moore includes the Western Australian Legislative Assembly electorates of Hillarys, Joondalup and Ocean Reef, and parts of Carine, Mindarie and Wanneroo.