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Hon Leon Bignell

Mawson
House of Assembly

About Me

Full Name
Leon William Kennedy Bignell
Party
Australian Labor Party
Electorate
Mawson
House
House of Assembly
Date Elected
18 March 2006
Prior Employment
Journalist
Other Information
For general electorate information, please visit the Electoral Commission of South Australia website.

Contact Details

Electorate Telephone
08 8556 5722 (Aldinga Beach)
Electorate Facsimile
08 8553 0398 (Kangaroo Island)
Electorate Email
mawson@parliament.sa.gov.au
Electorate Address
Shop 36, Aldinga Central Shopping Centre, Lot 1, Cnr Aldinga Beach Road & Pridham Boulevard, ALDINGA BEACH SA 5173
Electorate Address
44 Dauncey Street, KINGSCOTE SA 5223
Electorate Postal Address
PO Box 1080, ALDINGA SA 5173
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Electoral History

Date
District
House
Party
Reason (if retired)
18 Mar 2006 - Current
Mawson
House of Assembly
Australian Labor Party

Offices Held

10 Nov 2011 - 21 Jan 2013
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Health and Ageing
17 Feb 2011 - 10 Nov 2011
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Health
16 Apr 2010 - 17 Feb 2011
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Energy

Ministerial Appointments

26 Mar 2014 - 19 Mar 2018
Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries
26 Mar 2014 - 19 Mar 2018
Minister for Forests
26 Mar 2014 - 19 Mar 2018
Minister for Racing
21 Jan 2013 - 19 Mar 2018
Member of the Executive Council
21 Jan 2013 - 19 Mar 2018
Minister for Recreation and Sport
21 Jan 2013 - 19 Mar 2018
Minister for Tourism
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Committee Membership

03 May 2022 - Current
28 Nov 2012 - 05 Feb 2013
09 Mar 2011 - 19 Sep 2012
06 May 2010 - 05 Feb 2013
27 Apr 2006 - 05 May 2010
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Acknowledgement of Country

The Parliament of South Australia acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional owners of this country throughout Australia, and their connection to land and community. We pay our respect to them and their cultures and to the Elders both past and present.