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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. Re-elected 2010, 2013 and 2016.

Committee Service

Joint Standing: Treaties from 1.9.2016; Public Accounts and Audit from 10.8.2017.

Joint Select: Cyber-Safety from 28.3.2011 to 24.6.2013; DisabilityCare Australia from 19.6.2013 to 5.8.2013.

House of Representatives Standing: House from 11.3.2008 to 19.7.2010; Climate Change, Water, Environment and the Arts from 10.11.2008 to 19.7.2010; Communications from 4.6.2009 to 19.7.2010; Selection from 30.9.2010 to 22.3.2011; Appropriations and Administration from 25.10.2010 to 5.8.2013; Climate Change, Environment and the Arts from 25.10.2010 to 5.8.2013; Selection from 23.5.2011 to 25.5.2011; Appropriations and Administration from 26.11.2013 to 9.5.2016; House from 26.11.2013 to 9.5.2016; Environment from 4.12.2013 to 9.5.2016; Infrastructure and Communications from 4.12.2013 to 13.10.2015; Infrastructure, Transport and Cities from 19.10.2015 to 4.2.2016; Communications and the Arts from 11.11.2015 to 9.5.2016; Agriculture and Industry from 11.2.2016 to 9.5.2016; Publications from 14.9.2016; Appropriations and Administration from 14.9.2016; House from 14.9.2016; Privileges and Members' Interests from 10.8.2017; Agriculture and Water Resources from 6.2.2018.

House of Representatives Select: Regional Development and Decentralisation from 6.2.2018 to 28.6.2018.

Parliamentary Party Positions

Deputy Opposition Whip from 12.2.2008 to 5.8.2013.

Government Whip from 18.9.2013 to 12.10.2015.

Chief Government Whip from 12.10.2015 to 9.5.2016.

Chief Government Whip from 30.8.2016.

Party Positions

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

Vice-President and President, Liberal Party Harvey Branch 2006

Other Positions

Convener, IPU Australia-South and Central Asia Parliamentary Network


Born 18.2.1954, Harvey, Australia.


Qualifications and Occupations 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: 11072 Sq km

Electors enrolled: 100262 (at 2.7.2016)

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