WA Sundowner: A fireside discussion with Minister Stephen Dawson
This is a special and exclusive opportunity to hear from the Minister as he provides an update on his department as Minister for Innovation and ICT.
There will be an opportunity for Q&A as well as the networking opportunity.
Minister for Emergency Services; Innovation and ICT; Medical Research; Volunteering
Deputy Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council
Member for the Mining and Pastoral Region
Stephen was born in Dublin, Ireland and migrated to Australia in 1989.
Stephen studied to be a French and Drama teacher at Edith Cowan University and in 1995 he joined the Labor party at the University orientation day.
Stephen was elected to represent the Mining & Pastoral Region at the 2013 Western Australian state election.
He served as Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Kimberley, Pilbara, Gascoyne and Goldfields-Esperance regions before being promoted to the position of Shadow Minister for Mental Health; Disability Services and Child Protection in September 2013.
Stephen has been a Chief of Staff to a number of Government Ministers in Western Australia and Victoria, has worked for the Trade Union movement and immediately prior to his election to Parliament, worked as the Western Australian State Manager for Essential Media Communications.
Upon coming to Government in 2017 Stephen was elected as the Deputy Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council, a role he continues to hold and was appointed as the Minister for Environment and Disability Services.
Stephen has also served as the Minister for Electoral Affairs, Minister for Mental Health, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Minister for Industrial Relations prior to being appointed to his current roles of Minister for Emergency Services; Innovation and ICT; Medical Research; Volunteering in December 2021.
This event is available for sponsorship.
Terms and Conditions
Please note that all attendees must be double vaccinated to attend this event.