Minister for Planning (Western Australia)

Minister for Planning is a position in the government of Western Australia, currently held by Rita Saffioti of the Labor Party. The position was first created after the 1953 state election, for the government of Albert Hawke, and has existed in every government since then. The minister is responsible for the state government's Department of Planning, which includes the Western Australian Planning Commission.

TitlesEdit

  • 23 February 1953 – 3 March 1971: Minister for Town Planning
  • 3 March 1971 – 12 October 1971: Minister for Decentralisation and Town Planning
  • 12 October 1971 – 8 April 1974: Minister for Town Planning
  • 8 April 1974 – 25 February 1983: Minister for Urban Development and Town Planning
  • 25 February 1983 – 16 February 2001: Minister for Planning
  • 16 February 2001 – 23 September 2008: Minister for Planning and Infrastructure
  • 23 September 2008 – present: Minister for Planning

List of ministersEdit

Term start Term end Minister Party
23 February 1953 1 November 1958 Gilbert Fraser   Labor
13 November 1958 2 April 1959 Frank Wise   Labor
2 April 1959 3 March 1971 Leslie Logan   Country
3 March 1971 6 July 1972 Herb Graham   Labor
6 July 1972 8 April 1974 Ron Davies   Labor
8 April 1974 25 August 1978 Cyril Rushton   Liberal
25 August 1978 25 February 1983 June Craig   Liberal
25 February 1983 23 December 1983 David Parker   Labor
23 December 1983 20 December 1984 Peter Dowding   Labor
20 December 1984 28 February 1989 Bob Pearce   Labor
28 February 1989 19 February 1990 Pam Beggs   Labor
19 February 1990 5 February 1991 Kay Hallahan   Labor
5 February 1991 16 February 1993 David Smith   Labor
16 February 1993 9 January 1997 Richard Lewis   Liberal
9 January 1997 16 February 2001 Graham Kierath   Liberal
16 February 2001 23 September 2008 Alannah MacTiernan   Labor
23 September 2008 31 March 2016 John Day   Liberal
31 March 2016 17 March 2017 Donna Faragher   Liberal
17 March 2017 Rita Saffioti   Labor

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