McGowan Government commits $4.8 million to Aboriginal community-controlled sector: 22/12/2020. Western Australian Treasurer Ben Wyatt, the McGowan governments star performer, has announced for the second time in less than a year that he is quitting politics. Traditional owners had tried to hold up the deal and there was further scrutiny by the minister over how much pastoral land the Forrest family could hold. Wyatt currently serves as Treasurer and Minister for Finance, Energy and Aboriginal Affairs.As the state's Aboriginal Affairs Minister his federal counterpart the Indigenous Australians Minister is his cousin Ken Wyatt. Tinley; Wyatt. From the Office of the Hon Ben Wyatt MLA. As a leader of the state his priority is to focus on his pronounced Ministerial portfolio, his obligation to his constituents and to make a difference to the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across the state and the nation. Speculation inside Labor turns to Hannah Beazley as a possible replacement in Victoria Park. In 2015, Ken Wyatt again made history as the first Indigenous member of the Federal Executive, after being sworn in as the Assistant Minister for Health. This article is available to subscribers who have digital access included in their subscription. Description. Hon. Finance; Lands . The Minister previously announced in February he would step down, however, he stayed on throughout COVID-19 to ensure WA’s success in economic recovery.. Is it true you’re related to Ken Wyatt, Minister for Indigenous Affairs? Testament to his capability, capacity and strong work ethic, he also holds the position as Minister for Finance, Aboriginal Affairs, and Lands. Ben Wyatt MLA - Treasurer, Minister for Finance, Aboriginal Affairs, Lands. As such Ben is deeply committed to the principles of closing the gap in Australia. Ellery; Wyatt. Aboriginal Affairs; Lands; Tourism. Lands. Ben Wyatt resigns from politics. Hon Ben Wyatt LLB MSc MLA. He was responsible for Aged Care service delivery and implementation, as well as for Dementia Care. Minister for Indigenous Australians from 29.5.2019. Ben Wyatt Treasurer of Western Australia, Minister for Finance, Energy, Aboriginal Affairs Perth, Australia 500+ connections First tonight, WS, Treasurer Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Ben Wyatt has announced he's quitting politics He'll stay in Parliament for now, but will not stand as a candidate to the next election, he said. Date Minister Portfolio Title; 16/08/2020. McGowan; Wyatt. Treasurer; Minister for Finance; Aboriginal Affairs; Lands Wyatt. Ben Wyatt is Australia's first Indigenous Australian Treasurer and was appointed in March 2017. This article is available to subscribers who have digital access included in their subscription. Western Australian economy gathering pace: 23/01/2020. From the Office of the Hon Ben Wyatt MLA. "I know a lot of fam Join us as WA Treasurer Ben Wyatt explains the threat to the WA economy of the US-China trade dispute and what the McGowan Labor Government is doing to ensure the WA economy can meet the challenges of today’s global economy. Education and Training; Aboriginal Affairs. Western Australian Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Ben Wyatt, has reaffirmed he will retire at the 2021 State election. Elected to the Legislative Assembly in 2006 after by-election for the seat of Victoria Park, Ben has now been serving the State for more than 10 years from an area in which he lived for more than 20. 24/07/2020 12:45 PM Joint application form for State Government's Building Bonus and Commonwealth Government's HomeBuilder now online; Changes to the construction commencement criteria increase opportunities for access to the grants Western Australian home … HON Ben WYATT LLB MSc MLA. A recent health issue with his family had made him reassess his priorities a shock announcement. Wyatt. The High Court's decision clears the way for this historic Settlement to finally begin. Treasurer; Minister for Finance; Aboriginal Affairs; Lands. Minister for Indigenous Health from 24.1.2017 to 29.5.2019. Share. West Australian Treasurer Ben Wyatt has abandoned plans to stay on in politics, announcing he will retire at the next election. Kenneth George Wyatt AM (born 4 August 1952) is an Australian politician who has been a member of the House of Representatives since 2010, representing the Division of Hasluck for the Liberal Party.He is the first Indigenous Australian elected to the House of Representatives, the first to serve as a government minister, and the first appointed to cabinet. Strengthening WA’s economy in the face of emerging global risks. Wyatt currently serves as Treasurer and Minister for Finance, Energy and Aboriginal Affairs.As the state's Aboriginal Affairs Minister his federal counterpart the Indigenous Australians Minister is his cousin Ken Wyatt. Ben Wyatt Treasurer of Western Australia, Minister for Finance, Energy, Aboriginal Affairs Perth, Australia 500+ connections Traditional owners had tried to hold up the deal and there was further scrutiny by the minister over how much pastoral land the Forrest family could hold. Twiggy Forrest increases WA land holdings after Ben Wyatt ticks off transfer of historic cattle stations. Ben Wyatt is making history as the first Aboriginal person to be treasurer in a state or federal government in Australia, as part of the incoming WA Labor administration. He said the derogatory terms directed at Ken Wyatt … Plans for Perth’s first coastal pool unveiled as works start on Ocean Reef Marina project: 14/08/2020. Ben Wyatt is Australia's first Indigenous Australian Treasurer and was appointed in March 2017. House: Legislative Assembly: Party: Australian Labor Party : Electorate: Victoria Park : Inaugural Speech: Inaugural Video: Valedictory Speech: Speeches by Hon. Wyatt; Papalia. 24/07/2020 12:45 PM Joint application form for State Government's Building Bonus and Commonwealth Government's HomeBuilder now online; Changes to the construction commencement criteria increase opportunities for access to the grants Western Australian home … Ellery; Wyatt. Wyatt; Papalia. All rights reserved. Ken also had Ministerial responsibility for the Organ and Tissue Authority, which is an independent statutory agency within the Health portfolio. Departments, Agencies and Offices under the responsibility of the Hon Ben Wyatt MLA. WA Aboriginal Affairs Minister Ben Wyatt has revealed he’s “really worried” about the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests in Perth amid coronavirus fears. Wyatt returned to Australia in 2002, where he worked as a lawyer. The father of two's career in earnest began in Western Australia as a barrister and solicitor where he served as counsel for the Director of Public Prosecutions. Senior Reporter @PDGarvey. Benjamin Sana Wyatt (born 1 April 1974) is an Australian politician who is the current Labor Party member for the seat of Victoria Park in the Legislative Assembly of Western Australia. Login. Also, Ben Wyatt, who’s the treasurer of Western Australia, is my cousin. Aboriginal Affairs Minister Ben Wyatt again pleads with Aboriginal people not to attend tomorrow's BLM protest. Join us as WA Treasurer Ben Wyatt explains the threat to the WA economy of the US-China trade dispute and what the McGowan Labor Government is doing to ensure the WA economy can meet the challenges of today’s global economy. Treasurer. Paul Garvey. "I know a lot of fam Aboriginal corporation proposes tourism hub for Cossack: 23/12/2020. All contents copyright Government of Western Australia. Treasurer Ben Wyatt has announced he will not contest the next election, citing a family health issue. WA treasurer and Aboriginal affairs minister Ben Wyatt has quit politics for a second time as a cloud hangs over the future of crucial heritage laws that affect the mining industry. Benjamin Sana Wyatt (born 1 April 1974) is an Australian politician who is the current Labor Party member for the seat of Victoria Park in the Legislative Assembly of Western Australia. It looks like your browser does not have JavaScript enabled. The Minister previously announced in February he would step down, however, he stayed on throughout COVID-19 to ensure WA’s success in economic recovery.. Ben Wyatt is Australia's first Indigenous Australian Treasurer and was appointed in March 2017. As such Ben is deeply committed to the principles of closing the gap in Australia. Ben Wyatt 120620. Education and Training; Aboriginal Affairs. Treasurer; Minister for Finance; Aboriginal Affairs; Lands. Testament to his capability, capacity and strong work ethic, he also holds the position as Minister for Finance, Energy and Aboriginal Affairs. Hon. Energy Minister Ben Wyatt has signalled he supports scrapping or winding back subsidies for rooftop solar panels, suggesting they are no longer needed. Innovative solution for Landgate building: 17/12/2020. Aboriginal dance and culture celebrated in Yagan Square: 23/01/2020 . 5:36AM December 11, 2020; Comments; Share this article. Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care from 18.2.2016 to 24.1.2017. From the Office of the Hon Ben Wyatt MLA. Aboriginal Affairs. Wyatt. Comments attributed to Aboriginal Affairs Minister Ben Wyatt: "I am enormously relieved to finally have this long running litigation conclude. Wyatt. Twiggy Forrest increases WA land holdings after Ben Wyatt ticks off transfer of historic cattle stations. Subscribe today. Prior to his appointment as a senior Minister in the current Government, Ben held the positions of Shadow Treasurer and Shadow Minister for Federal State Relations, Aboriginal Affairs, Native Title and Government Accountability. Ben Wyatt is Australia's first Indigenous Australian Treasurer and was appointed in March 2017. Speaking to The West Live host Jenna Clarke on Monday, the WA Treasurer said while the increased focus on the issue of Indigenous deaths in custody is “a good thing” he expressed concerns about mass gatherings. WA's Aboriginal Affairs Minister slams Rio Tinto over the destruction of 46,000-year-old rock shelters at Juukan Gorge as he releases a draft bill to change the state's Aboriginal Heritage Act. Hon Ben Wyatt LLB MSc MLA. From the Office of the Hon Ben Wyatt MLA. Picture: Matthew Poon. Wyatt. Aboriginal dance and culture celebrated in Yagan Square: 23/01/2020 . 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