Hon Colin Barnett MEc MLA
Premier; Minister for State Development; Science
Since becoming Western Australia's 29th Premier on 6 September 2008, Colin Barnett has built a reputation as a strong advocate for Western Australia, for decisive leadership and promoting the economic and social development of the State.
The Premier has held the portfolio of State Development since 2008 and in 2013 also became Minister for Science, in recognition of the central role that scientific innovation will take in the future of the State's development, particularly in mining, agriculture, astronomy and the environment.
For more information about Premier Barnett, visit the Premier of Western Australia website.
For a complete list of Ministers and their roles, visit Western Australian Government Ministry.