Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
Darren Legh West
Principal Honours
Birth
Date 19 April 1965 Place Edenhope, Victoria, Australia
Arrival in WA
Arrived in Western Australia in 1966
Parents
Son of Howard (died) and Lyn
Marriage and Family
Married to Lesley
Children: one daughter and two sons. Third child died as a result of complications at birth
Death
Date Place
Cemetery Cause of Death
Religion
Education
Attended primary school in Geraldton and boarded at Guildford Grammar School. Awarded a music scholarship.
Occupation
Farmer
Employment History
Purchased Loughmore at Jennacubbine in the WA wheatbelt with parents
House
MLC
Local Government Service
Party
Labor
Member of the Australian Labor Party
Date Elected
5 April 2013
Inaugural Speech

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Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
Electorate
Agricultural
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLC for Agricultural Region 22 May 2013. Elected to the Thirty-Ninth Parliament for the Agricultural Region on 5 April 2013, for term commencing 22 May 2013. Re-elected 11 March 2017 for a term commencing 22 May 2017.

Office
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Minister Assisting the Minister for State Development, Jobs and Trade from 17 March 2017
  • Opposition Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Development, Agriculture and Food, Wheatbelt, Mid West 19 April 2013–17 March 2017

Committees
  • Deputy Chair Standing Committee on Public Administration 22 May 2013–21 May 2017
  • Member Standing Committee on Public Administration 23 May 2017 to present
Private Member's Bills
Background/Membership
Moved to Midwest, near Geraldton as a child
Chair of Wheatbelt Development Commission for six years
Chair board Sacred Heart Catholic School
Qualifications
References
Parliament of Western Australia. Current Members. Accessed 8 May 2014, http://intranet/parliament/Memblist.nsf/WAllMembersFlat/West,+Darren+Legh?opendocument
Parliament of Western Australia, Inaugural speech, 23 May 2014.
Further Information
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