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MARINO, Nola BethwynBiography for MARINO, Nola Bethwyn

Member for Forrest (WA)

Liberal Party of Australia

Parliamentary Service

Elected to the House of Representatives for Forrest, Western Australia, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016.

Committee Service

House of Representatives Standing: House from 11.3.08 to 19.7.10, from 26.11.13 to 9.5.16 and from 14.9.16; Climate Change, Water, Environment and the Arts from 10.11.08 to 19.7.10; Climate Change, Environment and the Arts from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Environment from 4.12.13; Communications from 4.6.09 to 19.7.10; Infrastructure and Communications from 4.12.13 to 13.10.15; Selection from 30.9.10 to 22.3.11 and from 23.5.11 to 25.5.11; Appropriations and Administration from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13, from 26.11.13 to 9.5.16 and from 14.9.16; Infrastructure, Transport and Cities from 19.10.15 to 4.2.16; Communications and the Arts from 11.11.15 to 9.5.16; Agriculture and Industry from 11.2.16 to 9.5.16; Publications from 14.9.16; Privileges and Members' Interests 10.8.17; Agriculture and Water Resources from 6.2.18.

Joint Standing: Treaties from 1.9.16; Public Accounts and Audit from 10.8.17.

Joint Select: Cyber-Safety from 28.3.11 to 24.6.13; DisabilityCare Australia from 19.6.13 to 5.8.13.

House of Representatives Select: Committee on Regional Development and Decentralisation from 6.2.18 to 28.6.18.

Parliamentary Party Positions

Deputy Opposition Whip from 12.2.08 to 5.8.13.

Government Whip from 18.9.13 to 12.10.15.

Chief Government Whip from 12.10.15 to 9.5.16; and from 30.8.2016.

Party Positions

Vice-President and President, Liberal Party Harvey Branch 1991-95 and 2006.

Other Positions

Convener, IPU Australia-South and Central Asia Parliamentary Network.


Born 18.2.1954, Harvey, WA.


Qualifications and Occupation before entering Federal Parliament

Administration and secretarial duties 1971-72.

Small business owner from 1972.


ABC Regional Rural Woman of the Year (WA South West Region) 1996.

Premiers Australia Day Active Citizenship Award (WA) 2004.


Description: rural.

Location: south west Western Australia; it includes the cities of Bunbury and Busselton and the shires of Augusta-Margaret River, Capel, Dardanup, Donnybrook-Balingup, Harvey and Nannup.

Area: 11 072 sq km.

Electors enrolled: 100 262 (at 2.7.16).

Industries: agriculture, forestry, mining, fisheries, manufacturing, commerce and tourism.