Hon Mark McGowan BA LLB MLA

Hon Mark McGowan BA LLB MLA

Premier; Treasurer; Minister for Public Sector Management; Federal-State Relations

    Premier announces re-elected Labor Government Ministry portfolios

    18/03/2021 11:00 AM
     
    • Portfolio allocations announced for McGowan Labor Government's second term 

    Premier Mark McGowan today announced the portfolio allocations for Ministers in the second-term McGowan Labor Government's Cabinet.

     

    The new Ministry will strengthen the McGowan Government's stability and focus on creating Western Australian jobs, protecting people's health, building METRONET and infrastructure development such as the new port, local manufacturing, and education and training.

     

    The Swearing-In-Ceremony for the McGowan Cabinet Ministers and Parliamentary Secretaries will take place tomorrow (March 19) at Government House.

     

    McGowan Government Cabinet

    Hon Mark McGowan MLAPremier; Treasurer; Minister for Public Sector Management; Federal-State Relations
    Hon Roger Cook MLADeputy Premier; Minister for Health; Medical Research; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Science
    Hon Sue Ellery MLCMinister for Education and Training; Leader of the Legislative Council
    Hon Stephen Dawson MLCMinister for Mental Health; Aboriginal Affairs; Industrial Relations; Deputy Leader of the Legislative Council
    Hon Alannah MacTiernan MLCMinister for Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Hydrogen Industry
    Hon David Templeman MLAMinister for Tourism; Culture and the Arts; Heritage; Leader of the House
    Hon John Quigley MLAAttorney General; Minister for Electoral Affairs
    Hon Paul Papalia MLAMinister for Police; Road Safety; Defence Industry; Veterans Issues
    Hon Bill Johnston MLAMinister for Mines and Petroleum; Energy; Corrective Services
    Hon Rita Saffioti MLAMinister for Transport; Planning; Ports
    Hon Dr Tony Buti MLAMinister for Finance; Lands; Sport and Recreation; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests
    Hon Simone McGurk MLAMinister for Child Protection; Women's Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Community Services
    Hon Dave Kelly MLAMinister for Water; Forestry; Youth
    Hon Amber-Jade Sanderson MLAMinister for Environment; Climate Action; Commerce 
    Hon John Carey MLAMinister for Housing; Local Government
    Hon Don Punch MLAMinister for Disability Services; Fisheries; Innovation and ICT; Seniors and Ageing
    Hon Reece Whitby MLAMinister for Emergency Services; Racing and Gaming; Small Business; Volunteering
    Mr David Michael MLACabinet Secretary

     

    Parliamentary Secretaries

     

    Parliamentary SecretaryMinister
    Hon Samantha Rowe MLCHon Simone McGurk MLA
    Minister for Child Protection; Women’s Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Community Services
    Hon Darren West MLCHon Alannah MacTiernan MLC
    Minister for Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Hydrogen Industry
    Mr Terry Healy MLAHon Sue Ellery MLC
    Minister for Education and Training
    Mr Simon Millman MLAHon Roger Cook MLA
    Deputy Premier; Minister for Health; Medical Research; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Science
    Mr Yaz Mubarakai MLAHon Dr Tony Buti MLA
    Minister for Finance; Lands; Sport and Recreation; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests
    Ms Jessica Shaw MLAHon David Templeman MLA
    Minister for Tourism; Culture and the Arts; Heritage
    Ms Jessica Stojkovski MLAHon Rita Saffioti MLA
    Minister for Transport; Planning; Ports
    Ms Sabine Winton MLAHon Mark McGowan MLA
    Premier; Treasurer; Minister for Public Sector Management; Federal-State Relations
    Hon Kyle McGinn MLCHon Don Punch MLA
    Minister for Disability Services; Fisheries; Innovation and ICT; Seniors and Ageing
    Hon Matthew Swinbourn MLCHon John Quigley MLA
    Attorney General; Minister for Electoral Affairs

     

    Comments attributed to Premier Mark McGowan:

     

    "My Cabinet team worked extremely hard during our first term and our second term will be no different.

     

    "The next four years are very important for our State as we continue our strong recovery from COVID-19, with a focus on creating jobs for Western Australians.

     

    "The work starts now for each of the Ministers. Despite our State's success, there will always be challenges and issues confronting Western Australians across all portfolio areas.

     

    "I'm very confident we have a strong team, with a breadth of experience that will work hard every day to govern in the interests of all Western Australians.

     

    "We put up a strong agenda for our next four years and will work tirelessly to deliver on our commitments for the State right across WA.

     

    "As we begin our second term, my Government will continue to be responsible, stable, disciplined and focused on keeping Western Australia strong."

     

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