Simon O’Brien

Member for South Metropolitan Region

Deputy President of the Legislative Council; Chair of Committees; Shadow Minister for Electoral Affairs

Phone
(08) 9364 4277

Postal
904 Canning Hwy, Canning Bridge WA 6153

Biography

The Hon. Simon O’Brien, MLC for the South Metropolitan region, was first elected to Parliament in 1996 for the term commencing in May 1997. He was re-elected in 2001, 2005, 2008, 2013 and 2017.

Mr O’Brien is currently the Deputy President of the Legislative Council; Shadow Minister for Electoral Affairs and Chair of Committees.

He has previously served as Minister for Transport; Disability Services; Finance; Commerce and Small Business, as well as Deputy Leader in the Legislative Council.

Before entering Parliament, Mr O’Brien served in a variety of management and operational roles with the Australian Customs Service.

Mr O’Brien is married to Joy. He enjoys recreational cycling and maritime history.

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