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MORTON, BenMORTON, Ben

Member for Tangney (WA)

Liberal Party of Australia



Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Tangney, Western Australia, 2016.


Committee Service

House of Representatives Standing: Social Policy and Legal Affairs from 14.9.16 to 9.2.17; Appropriations and Administration from 14.9.16; Petitions from 14.9.16.

Joint Standing: Electoral Matters from 14.9.16; Public Accounts and Audit from 14.9.16; National Capital and External Territories from 9.2.17 (Chair from 9.2.17).


Party Positions

Member, Liberal Party of Australia (WA Division), Applecross Branch.

State Director, Liberal Party of Australia (WA Division), 2008-15.

Former Member, Liberal Party of Australia (NSW Division), Wyong and District Branch.


Personal

Born 29.6.1981, Gosford, NSW.

Married.


Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament

BA (ANU).

School Bus Driver, Deans Buslines Queanbeyan, 2001, 2007.

Bus/Coach Driver, Coastal Liner Coaches, 2002-03.

Adviser, Howard Government, 2004-07.

State Director, Liberal Party of Australia (WA Division), 2008-15.

Senior Manager, BGC, 2015-16.


Electorate

Description: inner metropolitan.

Location: southern Perth; it includes the suburbs of Alfred Cove, Applecross, Ardross, Attadale, Bateman, Bicton, Booragoon, Brentwood, Bull Creek, Ferndale, Kardinya (part), Leeming (part), Lynwood, Melville, Mount Pleasant, Murdoch, Myaree, Parkwood, Riverton, Rossmoyne, Shelley, Willagee, Willetton and Winthrop.

Area: 83 sq km.

Electors enrolled: 94 025 (at 2.7.16).

Industries: light industrial, retail, commercial, medical, education and recreation.