New regional role for Marino
Federal Member for Forrest Nola Marino has been appointed to a new role in the re-elected Coalition Government.
Mrs Marino will take on the position of Assistant Minister for Regional Development and Territories.
She had served as the Chief Government Whip since 2015.
Mrs Marino said she was honoured to accept her new role.
“As someone who lives and works in the South West of Western Australia I understand the needs of those who live in regional and rural areas,” she said.
“I look forward to assisting the Honourable Michael McCormack in his role as Minister for Regional Development.
“It was a privilege to serve as the first female Chief Government Whip in Australia. “I also would like to thank the people of Forrest for re-electing me as their local representative for the South West.”
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