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Dr David John Honey MLA BSc (Hons), PhD, CChem, FRACI
Leader of the Liberal Party; Shadow Minister for State Development; Energy; Hydrogen; Science; Innovation and ICT

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Party:Liberal Party

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Speeches by Dr David John Honey
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Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook

HONEY, Dr David, MLA
Member for Cottesloe
Liberal Party


Elected to the Fortieth Parliament for Cottesloe, at the by-election on 17 March 2018, held to fill the vacancy consequent upon the resignation of Colin James Barnett.
Re-elected 2021.

Shadow Ministerial Appointments

Shadow Minister for Water; Shadow Minister Assisting the Leader from 16 April 2018 to 27 June 2019.
Shadow Minister for Water; Industrial Development from 27 June 2019 to 24 July 2019.
Shadow Minister for Water; Industrial Development; Lands from 24 July 2019 to 8 December 2020.
Shadow Minister for Energy; Renewables & Hydrogen; Water; Industrial Development; Lands from 8 December 2020 to 19 April 2021.
Shadow Minister for State Development; Energy; Hydrogen; Science; Innovation and ICT from 19 April 2021.

Parliamentary Party Appointments

Leader of the Liberal Party from 23 March 2021.

Standing Committees

Member, Joint Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation from 16 May 2018 to 29 January 2021.
Member, Economics and Industry Standing Committee from 28 November 2019 to 29 January 2021.



Born 18 April 1958, Mt Barker, Western Australia.

Qualifications and Occupation before entering Parliament

BSc (Hons), PhD, CChem, FRACI. Refining Residue Manager.


The electorate of Cottesloe is located in the North Metropolitan Region and includes all or parts of the City of Fremantle, City of Nedlands, Shire of Peppermint Grove, Town of Cambridge, Town of Claremont, Town of Cottesloe, and the Town of Mosman Park.

Comprising of all or part of of the localities of City Beach, Claremont, Cottesloe, Dalkeith, Mosman Park, Mt Claremont, North Fremantle, Peppermint Grove, and Swanbourne.

Enrolment - 31,219 (11 February 2021).

Area - 38 sq km.