Our Ministers

The Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage has three appointed Ministers.

Hon Rita Saffioti BBus MLA

Minister for Transport and Planning

Minister Saffioti was elected to State Parliament in 2008, and joined Mark McGowan's Shadow Cabinet team in 2013.

Following the Labor election victory in March 2017, she was appointed the Minister for Transport; Planning; Lands, giving her the opportunity to deliver to a more integrated approach to transport and land use planning, and responsibility for delivering important commitments including the METRONET project and planning for the future Outer Harbour.

Hon David Templeman Dip Tchg BEd MLA

Minister for Local Government; Heritage; Culture and The Arts

Minister Templeman was Minister for Child Protection, Seniors and Volunteering, Youth and the Peel Region from 2006 to 2007 then  Environment Minister, Minister for Climate Change and the Peel Region from 2007 to 2008. In March 2017 he was sworn in as Minister for Local Government, Heritage, and Culture and the Arts.

Hon Ben Wyatt LLB MSc MLA

Treasurer; Minister for Finance; Aboriginal Affairs;Lands

Minister Wyatt was appointed as Treasurer in March 2017. Prior to his appointment as a senior Minister in the current Government, he held the positions of Shadow Treasurer and Shadow Minister for Federal State Relations, Aboriginal Affairs, Native Title and Government Accountability.

Page last reviewed 13 December 2018
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