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Colin Holt Member for the South West Region

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Unit 2
8 Cassowary Bnd
Eaton, WA 6232

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Unit 2
8 Cassowary Bnd
Eaton, WA 6232
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Phone 1800 758 458

Spokesperson for Housing; Culture and Arts; Racing and Gaming; Forestry; Women's Interests

Colin was elected to represent the South West Region in the 2008 State Election and commenced his term in May 2009.

A born and bred Goomalling lad, he completed a Bachelor of Science at UWA before being employed by the WA Department of Agriculture. During his fourteen years with the Department he was fortunate enough to spend time in almost every region of our State, including the Kimberley, the Gascoyne, the Wheatbelt and the South West.

During this journey, he met his wife in Derby and married her while stationed in Bruce Rock. His daughter was born in Kununurra, his son was born in Carnarvon and his twin boys were born in Narrogin.

Colin was a founding director of the community development company, The ARID Group. This company was established to provide services and knowledge to regional communities for community development outcomes that include leadership development and community engagement. This work took him to all areas of Western Australia to work with Local Governments, community groups and country people passionate about their town and region.

Colin was elected to The Nationals WA State Executive in 2005 and held a term as State President of The Nationals WA.

In late 2014 he was appointed to Cabinet as Minister for Housing; Racing and Gaming after serving as Parliamentary Secretary to Regional Development Minister Terry Redman for 12 months.

Latest news about Colin Holt

Labor short-changing racing industry with point of consumption tax revenue

The Nationals WA have rejected a McGowan Government claim that the racing industry will be the major beneficiary of the soon-to-begin point of consumption (PoC) tax.

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McGowan backflips on virtual gaming in pubs and clubs

A State Government discussion paper reveals Mark McGowan would permit the roll out of virtual gaming machines to WA pubs and clubs despite blasting an identical proposal just two years...

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Holt backs Sea Rescue Volunteer’s call for compulsory rock fishing safety

Member for the South West Region Colin Holt MLC says he supports calls by the Albany Sea Rescue Squad for lifejackets to be made compulsory for anglers fishing from rocks....

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