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The Hon Ben Morton MP is the Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister and Cabinet and Federal Liberal Member for Tangney.

Ben Morton was elected as the Federal Liberal Member for Tangney at the 2016 Federal Election.

He was sworn in as the Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister and Cabinet on 29 May 2019 as part of the Second Morrison Ministry.

Ben is in Parliament for hardworking Australians and families who want to apply their effort and succeed. 

He wants to help build an Australia that empowers people, that rewards individual and community effort and where everyone can reach their full potential.

He is a very accessible and available local MP. 

Community groups, local schools and individual constituents have Ben's absolute focus with mobile offices, community and business visits and meetings.

Prior to being elected, Ben worked in the private sector as a Senior Manager for one of Australia's largest home builders, BGC. Ben was also previously the State Director of the Liberal Party of Western Australia, one of WA's largest membership based organisations. He was also an adviser in the Howard Government.

Ben lives locally with his wife Asta and two young children.

See Ben's speeches to Parliament here:

https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Hansard/Search?display=true&Canned=true&speakerID=265931

PARLIAMENTARY SERVICE

Elected to the House of Representatives for Tangney, Western Australia, 2016.

MINISTERIAL APPOINTMENTS

Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister and Cabinet from 29.5.2019.

COMMITTEE SERVICE

House of Representatives Standing: Social Policy and Legal Affairs from 14.9.16 to 9.2.17; Appropriations and Administration from 14.9.16 to 2.4.2019; Petitions from 14.9.16 to 2.4.2019.

 

Joint Standing: Electoral Matters from 14.9.16; National Capital and External Territories from 9.2.17 (Chair from 9.2.17) to 2.4.2019.

 

House of Representatives Select: Intergenerational Welfare Dependence from 28.6.18 to 2.4.2019.

 

STAY UP TO DATE

Federal Liberal Member for Tangney

About Tangney

The electorate is now one of the fastest growing electorates in WA with almost 100,000 residents coming from virtually every nation in the world. ​

 

Located just south of the Perth CBD, Tangney contains within it most of the City of Melville, a part of the City of Canning and a small portion of the City of Cockburn. ​

 

Maiden Speech

"With all Australians striving to be the very best they can be, with all Australians applying their effort to improve their lot in life, with all Australians sharing our common values and working together, the future of our country should be very bright."

 

Federal Grants

The Federal Government provides a range of grants throughout the year for community and sporting organisations towards small to large capital expenditures.

 

 

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ELECTORATE OFFICE

6 AVELEY STREET

WILLETTON WA 6155

T 08 9354 9633

BEN MORTON MP

ASSISTANT MINISTER TO THE PRIME MINISTER AND CABINET

THE HON

FEDERAL LIBERAL MEMBER FOR TANGNEY

Authorised by The Hon Ben Morton MP, Liberal Party of Australia, 6 Aveley Street, Willetton WA 6155.