John Day

John Day was a member of the Western Australian Parliament for 24 years until 2017, representing initially the Darling Range, and then the Kalamunda, electorates. During his Parliamentary career, John served in a wide range of roles, including as Minister for Culture and the Arts from 2008 to 2017, and Minister for Planning (2008 to 2016). Through these two portfolios, he was a strong advocate for the State's cultural institutions, and for revitalisation of the Perth Cultural Centre precinct. Other portfolios for which John was responsible across three periods of government include Health, Science and Innovation, Police and Emergency Services. He is a graduate of the University of Western Australia in Science and Dentistry, and prior to election to Parliament was a dentist, initially with the Perth Dental Hospital and then in private practice. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Planning Institute of Australia, and is currently a member of the Dean's Council, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of W.A. 

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John Day
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AGWA Board Member
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John Day
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