Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook
DAVIES, MIA, MLA
Member for Central Wheatbelt
The Nationals WA
Elected to the Thirty-Eighth Parliament for the Agricultural Region (Legislative Council) on 6 September 2008 for term commencing 22 May 2009. Resigned 12 February 2013 (to contest the Lower House seat for the Central Wheatbelt).
Elected to the Thirty-Ninth Parliament for Central Wheatbelt on 9 March 2013 in succession to Brendon John Grylls (contested the seat of Pilbara). Re-elected 2017.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Regional Development; Lands; Minister Assisting the Minister for State Development from 21 March 2013 to 11 December 2013.
Minister for Water; Forestry from 11 December 2013 to 8 December 2014.
Minister for Water; Sport and Recreation; Forestry from 8 December 2014 to 17 March 2017.
Parliamentary Party Appointments
Party Secretary to the Parliamentary National Party from 22 June 2009 to 1 January 2012.
Deputy Leader of the National Party of Australia (WA) from 26 November 2013 to 14 March 2017.
Leader of the National Party of Australia (WA) from 21 March 2017.
Member, Standing Committee on Legislation from 4 June 2009 to 14 December 2012.
Member, Parliamentary Services Committee from 23 May 2017 to 6 September 2017.
Born 3 November 1978, Perth, Western Australia.
Occupation before entering Parliament and Qualifications
BMarketing and Media. Marketing and Communications Consultant.
CENTRAL WHEATBELT - ELECTORATE PROFILE
The electorate of Central Wheatbelt is located in the Agricultural Region and includes all or parts of the Shires of Beverley, Boddington, Brookton, Bruce Rock, Corrigin, Cunderdin, Dowerin, Goomalling, Kellerberrin, Kondinin, Koorda, Merredin, Mount Marshall, Mukinbudin, Narembeen, Northam, Nungarin, Pingelly, Quairading, Tammin, Trayning, Wandering, Westonia, Wongan-Ballidu, Wyalkatchem, Yilgarn, and York.
Comprising of all or parts of the localities of Adamsvale, Aldersyde, Ardath, Baandee, Babakin, Badgerin Rock, Badgin, Badjaling, Bakers Hill, Balkuling, Balladong, Ballidu, Bally Bally, Bannister, Barbalin, Beacon, Bencubbin, Benjaberring, Beverley, Bilbarin, Bodallin, Boddington, Bonnie Rock, Boodarockin, Booralaming, Brookton, Bruce Rock, Buckland, Bullaring, Bullfinch, Bulyee, Burakin, Burges, Burlong, Burracoppin, Burran Rock, Cadoux, Caljie, Carrabin, Chandler, Clackline, Cleary, Codjatotine, Cold Harbour, Copley, Corinthia, Corrigin, Cowcowing, Cramphorne, Crossman, Cubbine, Cunderdin, Cunjardine, Daadenning Creek, Dale, Daliak, Dandanning, Dangin, Doodenanning, Doodlakine, Dowerin, Dukin, Dulbelling, Dulyalbin, Dwarda, East Ballidu, East Beverley, East Pingelly, Elabbin, Elachbutting, Flynn, Gabbin, Ghooli, Gilgering, Goomalling, Goomarin, Gorge Rock, Grass Valley, Greenhills, Greenwoods Valley, Gwambygine, Hastings, Hindmarsh, Hines Hill, Holleton, Hulongine, Hyden, Inkpen, Irishtown, Jelcobine, Jennacubbine, Jennapullin, Karlgarin, Karloning, Karranadgin, Katrine, Kauring, Kellerberrin, Kokeby, Kondinin, Kondut, Konnongorring, Koolyanobbing, Koomberkine, Koorda, Korbel, Korrelocking, Kulja, Kunjin, Kununoppin, Kurrenkutten, Kweda, Kwelkan, Kwolyin, Lake Brown, Lake Hinds, Lake Margarette, Lake Ninan, Lower Hotham, Malabaine, Malebelling, Manmanning, Marradong, Marvel Loch, Meckering, Meenaar, Merredin, Minnivale, Mocardy, Mokine, Mollerin, Moorine Rock, Morbinning, Mt Caroline, Mt Hampton, Mt Hardey, Mt Holland, Mt Stirling, Mt Walker, Mukinbudin, Muluckine, Mumberkine, Muntadgin, Muresk, Nalkain, Nangeenan, Narembeen, Narraloggan, Nembudding, Newcarlbeon, Nokaning, Norpa, North Baandee, North Bannister, North Bodallin, North Kellerberrin, North Kununoppin, North Tammin, North Trayning, North Wialki, North Yelbeni, Northam, Nukarni, Nungarin, Pantapin, Pingelly, Pumphreys Bridge, Quairading, Quelagetting, Quellington, Quindanning, Ranford, Rossmore, Shackleton, Skeleton Rock, South Bodallin, South Burracoppin, South Doodlakine, South Kumminin, South Kununoppin, South Quairading, South Tammin, South Trayning, South Yelbeni, South Yilgarn, Southern Brook, Southern Cross, Spencers Brook, Springs, St Ronans, Talbot, Talbot West, Talgomine, Tammin, Tampu, Tandegin, Throssell, Trayning, Turkey Hill, Ucarty, Ucarty West, Upper Murray, Wadderin, Waeel, Walgoolan, Walyormouring, Wamenusking, Wandering, Warding East, Warrachuppin, Warralakin, Watercarrin, Wattoning, Welbungin, West Ballidu, West Holleton, West Pingelly, Westdale, Westonia, Wialki, Wilberforce, Wilgoyne, Wongamine, Wongan Hills, Woolocutty, Woottating, Wundowie, Wuraming, Wyalkatchem, Wyola West, Yelbeni, Yellowdine, York, Yoting, and Youndegin.
Enrolment (2017) 26,334; area: 101,240 sq kms.