Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook
NAHAN, Michael (Mike) Dennis, MLA
Member for Riverton
Elected to the Thirty-Eighth Parliament for Riverton on 6 September 2008 in succession to Anthony David McRae (defeated). Re-elected 2013, 2017.
Trustee Parliamentary Superannuation Board from November 2008 to 30 January 2013.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Education; Energy; Indigenous Affairs from 29 June 2012 to 21 March 2013.
Minister for Energy; Finance; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests from 21 March 2013 to 17 March 2014.
Treasurer; Minister for Energy; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests from 17 March 2014 to 17 March 2017.
Shadow Ministerial Appointments
Shadow Minister for Public Sector Management; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Federal-State Relations from 25 March 2017 to 27 June 2019.
Shadow Minister for Planning; Asian Engagement from 27 June 2019.
Parliamentary Party Appointments
Leader of the Opposition from 21 March 2017 to 13 June 2019.
Member, Economics and Industry Standing Committee from 13 November 2008 to 17 August 2012. (Chair from 26 November 2008 to 12 September 2012).
Born 2 July 1950, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
Arrived in Western Australia, July 1982; in Victoria, 1995 to 2006; returned to Western Australia, July 2006.
Qualifications and Occupation Before Entering Parliament
BEc, MS, PhD. Consultant.
RIVERTON - ELECTORATE PROFILE
The electorate of Riverton is located in the South Metropolitan Region and includes all or parts of the City of Canning and the City of Melville.
Comprising of all or parts of the localities of Brentwood, Bull Creek, Mt Pleasant, Riverton, Rossmoyne, Shelley, and Willetton.
Enrolment (2017) 25,386; area 20 sq kms.