Hon Dave Kelly BA MLA

Minister for Water; Fisheries; Forestry; Innovation and ICT; Science.


In March 2013, Dave was elected to the Thirty-Ninth parliament as the Member for Bassendean.

Immediately following his election, Dave was also appointed the Shadow Minister for Water; Fisheries and Youth.

After the McGowan Labor Government secured an unprecedented 41 Legislative Assembly seats in the March 2017 election, Dave was appointed the Minister for Water, Fisheries; Forestry; Innovation and ICT; Science.

Prior to his entry into politics Dave spent 20 years in the union movement protecting the wages and conditions of some of the lowest-paid workers in WA; including education assistants, aged care workers, disability support workers and healthcare workers.

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