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Ms Merome Beard MLA

Shadow Minister for Child Protection; Disability Services; Heritage

Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook

BEARD, Merome, MLA

Member for North West Central
The Nationals WA until 31 October 2023.
Liberal Party from 7 November 2023.


Elected to the Forty-First Parliament for North West Central at the by-election on 17 September 2022, held to fill the vacancy consequent upon the resignation ofVincent Alexander Catania.

Shadow Ministerial Appointments

Shadow Minister for Tourism; Commerce; Women's Interests from 18 October 2022 to 7 February 2023.
Shadow Minister for Local Government; Tourism; Commerce; Women's Interests from 7 February 2023 to 2 November 2023.
Shadow Minister for Child Protection; Disability Services; Heritage from 2 November 2023.

Standing Committees

Member, Economics and Industry Standing Committee from 20 October 2022 (Deputy Chair from 26 October 2022).

Parliamentary Party Appointments

Opposition Whip from 30 January 2023 to 2 November 2023.


The electorate of North West Central is located in the Mining and Pastoral Region and includes all or parts of the Shire of Ashburton, Shire of Carnarvon, Shire of Cue, Shire of Exmouth, Shire of Meekatharra, Shire of Mount Magnet, Shire of Murchison, Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku, Shire of Northampton, Shire of Sandstone, Shire of Shark Bay, Shire of Upper Gascoyne, Shire of Wiluna and the Shire of Yalgoo.

Comprising of all or parts of the localities of Ajana, Angelo River, Babbage Island, Barrow Island, Brockman, Brown Range, Cane, Cape Range National Park, Capricorn, Carbla, Carnarvon, Carrarang, Chichester, Coburn, Cooladar Hill, Coral Bay, Cue, Daggar Hills, Denham, Dirk Hartog, East Carnarvon, East Lyons River, East Murchison, Eurardy, Exmouth, Exmouth Gulf, Fortescue, Francois Peron Nat Pk, Gascoyne Junction, Gascoyne River, Gibson Desert South, Greys Plain, Hamelin Pool, Inggarda, Innawanga, Juna Downs, Kalbarri, Karalundi, Karijini, Kennedy Range, Kingsford, Kumarina, Lake Austin, Lake Carnegie, Learmonth, Little Sandy Desert, Lyndon, Macleod, Massey Bay, Meadow, Meekatharra, Millstream, Minilya, Monkey Mia, Morgantown, Mt Magnet, Mt Sheila, Mulga Downs, Murchison, Nanga, Nanutarra, Nerren Nerren, Ngaanyatjarra-Giles, North Plantations, North West Cape, Onslow, Pannawonica, Paraburdoo, Paynes Find, Paynesville, Peak Hill, Peedamulla, Reedy, Rocklea, Sandstone, South Carnarvon, South Murchison, South Plantations, Talandji, Talisker, Tamala, Tom Price, Useless Loop, Warburton, Weld Range, West Lyons River, Wiluna, Wittenoom, Woodleigh, Woolgorong, Wooramel, Yalardy, Yalgoo, Yandoo Creek and Yannarie.

Enrolment - 10,993 (11 February 2021)

Area - 820,591 km

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