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Mr Terence (Terry) James Healy MLA

BA; MPA; GradDipPubAdmin; GradDipEd

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Education and Training

House:Legislative Assembly
Party:Australian Labor Party
Electorate:Southern River

Inaugural Speech: pdf icon to inaugural speech transcript

Inaugural Video:

Speeches by Mr Terence (Terry) James Healy
Portrait of member

Electorate Office:

4/466 Warton Road
Southern River WA 6110

Ph: (08) 9256 4900

Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook

HEALY, Terence (Terry) James, MLA
Member for Southern River
Australian Labor Party


Elected to the Fortieth Parliament for Southern River on 11 March 2017, in succession to Peter Abetz (defeated).
Re-elected 2021.

Parliamentary Appointments

Acting Speaker of the Legislative Assembly from 16 May 2017 to 7 December 2020.

Ministerial Appointments

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Education and Training from 19 March 2021.



Born 1 September 1981, South Perth, Western Australia.

Qualifications and occupation before entering Parliament

BA; GradDipEd; GradDipPubAdmin; MPA.
Teacher, Local Government Councillor, Civil Marriage Celebrant, Local Santa.


The electorate of Southern River is located in the South Metropolitan Region and includes all or parts of the City of Gosnells.

Comprising of all or parts of the localities of Canning Vale, Gosnells, Huntingdale and Southern River.

Enrolment - 29,655 (11 February 2021)

Area - 35 km

Further Biographical Details for Mr Terence (Terry) James Healy