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Hon. Amber-Jade Sanderson MLA

BA

Minister for Health; Mental Health





Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook

SANDERSON, Hon. Amber-Jade, MLA
Member for Morley
Australian Labor Party


PARLIAMENTARY SERVICE

Elected to the Thirty-Ninth Parliament for East Metropolitan Region on 5 April 2013 for term commencing 22 May 2013.
Resigned 5 February 2017 (to contest the Legislative Assembly seat of Morley).
Elected to the Fortieth Parliament for Morley on 11 March 2017, in succession to Ian Maxwell Britza (defeated).
Re-elected 2021.

Parliamentary Appointments

Deputy Chair of Committees from 16 October 2013 to 5 February 2017.

Ministerial Appointments

Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier; Minister for Public Sector Management; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Federal-State Relations; Parliamentary Secretary of the Cabinet from 17 March 2017 to 19 March 2021.
Minister for Environment; Climate Action; Commerce from 19 March 2021 to 21 December 2021.
Minister for Health; Mental Health from 21 December 2021.

Standing Committees

Member, Standing Committee on Public Administration from 22 May 2013 to 18 August 2015.
Member, Standing Committee on Uniform Legislation and Statutes Review from 22 May 2013 to 18 August 2015.
Member, Standing Committee on Uniform Legislation and Statutes Review from 24 February 2016 to 11 October 2016.
Member, Standing Committee on Public Administration from 16 February 2016 to 5 February 2017.

Select Committees

Member, Joint Select Committee on End of Life Choices from 23 August 2017 to 23 August 2018 (Chair from 4 September 2017).


PERSONAL

Birth

Born 25 October 1976, Ascot, Sydney, New South Wales.

Qualifications and occupation before entering Parliament

BA (Journalism).
Assistant Secretary, United Voice.


MORLEY - ELECTORATE PROFILE

The electorate of Morley is located in the East Metropolitan Region and includes all or parts of the City of Bayswater, City of Stirling and the City of Swan.

Comprising of all or parts of the localities of Beechboro, Dianella, Morley, Nollamara and Noranda.

Enrolment - 30,130 (11 February 2021)

Area - 20 km

Further Biographical Details for Hon. Amber-Jade Sanderson