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Members of Parliament - Roles
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A list of Leaders of the Opposition.
Which Treasurers have also been Premiers?
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Lists of all the portfolios and their ministers.
Speakers of the LA
Who was the first woman Speaker?
Women ministers from Florence Cardell-Oliver to Amber-Jade Sanderson.
Members of Parliament - Demographics
Aboriginal WA MPs
Who was the first Aboriginal MP?
Oldest WA MPs
Who was the oldest MP at retirement?
Cultural diversity of WA MPs
How many different countries have WA MPs emigrated from?
Youngest WA MPs
Who was the youngest WA MP?
Irish born WA MPs
Who is the only current Irish born MP?
Members of Parliament - Family
Apart from Edith Cowan, which other Cowan has been an MP?
May Holman was the first woman Labor MP. Who else in her family was an MP?
The Courts: the only father and son to be Premiers in WA.
Who are the only sisters in an Australian parliament?
Members of Parliament - Women
WA women MPs timeline
A timeline of WA women MPs over 100 years.
Women's firsts portraits
Portraits and essays of WA women parliamentarians' firsts.
Record of women MPs
A list of all WA women MPs in chronological order.
WA women MP firsts
Who was the first woman Premier in Australia?
Women MPs in the 41st Parliament
Who was the 100th woman MP?
Australian parliaments by gender
What is the percentage of women in WA Parliament?
Women MPs in the 40th Parliament
The women MPs of the previous Parliament.
Edith Cowan Centenary webpage
Read more about Edith Cowan, Australia’s first woman MP.
Members of Parliament
Alphabetical list of MLCs
WA MLCs from Abbey to Yelland.
Numerical list of MLCs
WA Parliament has had over 300 MLCs.
Alphabetical list of MLAs
WA MLAs from Abbott to Young.
Numerical list of MLAs
WA Parliament has had over 600 MLAs.
Australian political firsts by WA MPs
Who was the first woman MLC?
What is the role of the Governor? And who were the WA Governors?
Longest serving WA MPs
Who is the longest serving WA MP?
Parliament at war
WA parliamentarians' wartime contribution: debates, legislation, Red Cross and soldiers.
Footballers in the house
A surprising number of WA MPs were footballers prior to Parliament.
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Acknowledgement of Country
The Parliament of Western Australia is honoured to be situated on the ancestral lands of the Whadjuk Noongar people. The Parliament acknowledges the First Australians as the traditional owners of the lands we represent and pays respects to their Elders both past and present.