McGowan Government commits $4.8 million to Aboriginal community-controlled sector: 22/12/2020. Aboriginal dance and culture celebrated in Yagan Square: 23/01/2020 . Housing; Aboriginal Affairs. 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. Lands. Ben Wyatt is Australia's first Indigenous Australian Treasurer and was appointed in March 2017. Testament to his capability, capacity and strong work ethic, he also holds the position as Minister for Finance, Lands and Aboriginal Affairs. Innovative solution for Landgate building: 17/12/2020. Releasing the details in a statement on Tuesday, Minister Wyatt said he and his family have been considering the move throughout the past year. Is it true you’re related to Ken Wyatt, Minister for Indigenous Affairs? Treasurer Ben Wyatt has announced he will not contest the next election, citing a family health issue. Hon Ben Wyatt LLB MSc MLA. 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. As such Ben is deeply committed to the principles of closing the gap in Australia. Update: 2020-06-12. Premier of Western Australia & Cabinet Ministers, Treasurer; Minister for Finance; Aboriginal Affairs; Lands, Treasurer; Minister for Finance; Aboriginal Affairs; Lands. Aboriginal corporation proposes tourism hub for Cossack: 23/12/2020. Education and Training; Aboriginal Affairs. Hon. Date Minister Portfolio Title; 16/08/2020. Ben Wyatt is Australia's first Indigenous Australian Treasurer and was appointed in March 2017. Housing stimulus application now open. Subscribe today. Energy Minister Ben Wyatt has signalled he supports scrapping or winding back subsidies for rooftop solar panels, suggesting they are no longer needed. Ben Wyatt is Australia's first Indigenous Australian Treasurer and was appointed in March 2017. Ben Wyatt calls time on politics. The Government of Western Australia acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. Aboriginal Affairs Minister Ben Wyatt again pleads with Aboriginal people not to attend tomorrow's BLM protest. Wyatt; Papalia. Date Minister Portfolio Title; 24/12/2020. Aboriginal Affairs. Paul Garvey. All contents copyright Government of Western Australia. But Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Ben Wyatt made a representation to Planning Minister Rita Saffioti, which has now resulted in the Planning Commission's decision being overturned. All rights reserved. Aboriginal Affairs; Lands; Tourism. Ben Wyatt is Australia's first Indigenous Australian Treasurer and was appointed in March 2017. From the Office of the Hon Ben Wyatt MLA. 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. Also, Ben Wyatt, who’s the treasurer of Western Australia, is my cousin. Strengthening WA’s economy in the face of emerging global risks. Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care from 28.8.2018 to 29.5.2019. House: Legislative Assembly: Party: Australian Labor Party : Electorate: Victoria Park : Inaugural Speech: Inaugural Video: Valedictory Speech: Speeches by Hon. Wyatt. Tinley; Wyatt. For further information, please refer to the Chart of the Western Australian Government. 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. Lands. Are you already a subscriber? Wyatt. He was responsible for Aged Care service delivery and implementation, as well as for Dementia Care. Wyatt. 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. Ben Wyatt made a scathing assessment of the mining giant, which he said was "fearful" of engaging with the region where it generated most of its profits. Minister for Indigenous Health from 24.1.2017 to 29.5.2019. HON Ben WYATT LLB MSc MLA. 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. Geraldton gets $18 million for new Aboriginal short stay facility : 13/08/2020. "I know a lot of fam Wyatt. Comments In Channel. He was elected to parliament in 2006, at the Victoria Park by-election, replacing Geoff Gallop, a former premier. Education and Training; Aboriginal Affairs. Senior Reporter @PDGarvey. Wyatt. Minister for Aged Care from 24.1.2017 to 28.8.2018. 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. Jakeb Waddell Broome Advertiser. The High Court's decision clears the way for this historic Settlement to finally begin. Login. Nous voudrions effectuer une description ici mais le site que vous consultez ne nous en laisse pas la possibilité. Minister for Indigenous Health from 24.1.2017 to 29.5.2019. Minister for Indigenous Australians from 29.5.2019. Fri, 4 December 2020 3:13PM. For Hon Ben Wyatt MLA. Minister for Indigenous Australians from 29.5.2019. Testament to his capability, capacity and strong work ethic, he also holds the position as Minister for Finance, Aboriginal Affairs, and Lands. Aboriginal Affairs Minister Ben Wyatt to attend Broome community safety forum after backlash from residents. Wyatt returned to Australia in 2002, where he worked as a lawyer. Ben holds a Masters Degree with distinction from the London School of Economics, Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Australia and has also served on the National Board of Indigenous Business Australia as an officer in the Australian Army - following his graduation from the Royal Military College, Duntroon. This article is available to subscribers who have digital access included in their subscription. Treasurer; Minister for Finance; Aboriginal Affairs; Lands. 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. Comments attributed to Aboriginal Affairs Minister Ben Wyatt: "I am enormously relieved to finally have this long running litigation conclude. Jakeb Waddell Broome Advertiser. For a decade he was seen as a leader-in-waiting and the most likely person to become the first Indigenous premier of an Australian state. Yes, Ken Wyatt is my uncle – my dad’s cousin. 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. Credit: Nine News Perth . Find out more . This article is available to subscribers who have digital access included in their subscription. A recent health issue with his family had made him reassess his priorities a shock announcement. From the Office of the Hon Ben Wyatt MLA. 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. Motivated by family interests, Minister Wyatt’s decision will see the end of his political career. Please turn on JavaScript and try again. Address: 11th Floor, Dumas House 2 Havelock Street WEST PERTH WA 6005 Telephone: (08) 6552-5900 Fax: (08) 6552-5901 e-Mail: Minister.Wyatt@dpc.wa.gov.au Western Australian economy gathering pace: 23/01/2020. Ben Wyatt’s resignation from Parliament will leave a number of big holes to fill — here’s why the role of Aboriginal affairs minister must be filled by an Indigenous person again. 25/02/2020 : Statement from the Treasurer of Western Australia - Treasurer Ben Wyatt said, "At the next State Election, I will have served four terms in the Western Australian Parliament over a 15-year period. Fri, 4 December 2020 3:13PM. Wyatt. As such Ben is deeply committed to the principles of closing the gap in Australia. From the Office of the Hon Ben Wyatt MLA. 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. 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. WA Treasurer and Aboriginal Affairs Minister Ben Wyatt. Ben holds a Masters Degree with distinction from the London School of Economics, Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Australia and has also served on the National Board of Indigenous Business Australia as an officer in the Australian Army - following his graduation from the Royal Military College, Duntroon. Finance; Lands . WA Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Ben Wyatt, has announced he will not be running in the 2021 state election due to family interests, bringing his political career to an end. Strengthening WA’s economy in the face of emerging global risks. 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. Wyatt. Treasurer; Minister for Finance; Aboriginal Affairs; Lands Treasurer; Minister for Finance; Aboriginal Affairs; Lands. 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. Motivated by family interests, Minister Wyatt’s decision will see the end of his political career. Jakeb Waddell. Hon. Premier; Lands. Testament to his capability, capacity and strong work ethic, he also holds the position as Minister for Finance, Energy and Aboriginal Affairs. Hon. Picture: Matthew Poon. Ken also had Ministerial responsibility for the Organ and Tissue Authority, which is an independent statutory agency within the Health portfolio. Cabinet Minister from 29.5.2019. Ben Wyatt resigns from politics. Treasurer; Minister for Finance; Aboriginal Affairs; Lands. After the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission called for the end of taxpayer-funded incentives for solar to be brought forward almost a decade to 2021, Mr Wyatt said he was investigating the effects of such a change. 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