Hon Ken Wyatt AM MP was elected in 2010 as the Federal Member for Hasluck, an electorate East of Perth, making history as the first Indigenous Member of the House of Representatives. In September 2013 Ken became the first Member for Hasluck re-elected for a second term. Since his election to Parliament in 2010, Ken has worked tirelessly to be a strong advocate for his electorate and to help build a stronger local community.
In 2015 Ken again made history as the first Indigenous member of the Federal Executive after being sworn in as the Assistant Minister for Health, responsible for Aged Care service delivery and implementation, as well as for Dementia.
In January 2017, Ken made history again as the first Indigenous Minister to serve in a Federal Government, after being appointed as the Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health.
Ken brings his knowledge in the areas of Health and Education to his role as Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, as well as a lifetime of experiences in raising a family and being part of the local Perth community.