|Minister for Local Government|
17 March 2017
|Preceded by||Paul Miles|
|Minister for Heritage|
17 March 2017
|Preceded by||Albert Jacob|
|Minister for Culture and the Arts|
17 March 2017
|Preceded by||John Day|
|Member of the Legislative Assembly |
of Western Australia
10 February 2001
|Preceded by||Roger Nicholls|
David Alan Templeman
21 November 1965
Northam, Western Australia
David Alan Templeman (born 21 November 1965) is an Australian politician who has been a Labor Party member of the Legislative Assembly of Western Australia since 2001, representing the seat of Mandurah.
He is Leader of the House and Minister for Culture and the Arts, Local Government, and Heritage.
Templeman was born in Northam, Western Australia, to Beryl Ann Bates and John Thomas Templeman. He attended Northam Senior High School before going on to the Western Australian College of Advanced Education (now Edith Cowan University) to study teaching. Before entering politics, Templeman worked as a schoolteacher, teaching at primary schools in Three Springs, Warnbro, and Mandurah. He also served on the Mandurah City Council between 1994 and 2001, including as deputy mayor from 1997.
Templeman first ran for parliament at the 1993 state election, but lost to the sitting Liberal member, Roger Nicholls. He re-contested the seat against Nicholls at the 2001 state election, and was successful. —Culture and the Arts, Local Government, and Heritage—and was appointed Leader of the House. In this role, he delivered a cover of The Sound of Silence by Simon and Garfunkel.Templeman was re-elected at the 2005 election with an increased majority, and was subsequently made a whip in the government of Geoff Gallop. When Alan Carpenter replaced Gallop as premier in January 2006, he was made Minister for Community Development, Minister for Seniors and Volunteering, and Minister for Youth. In a December 2006 reshuffle, he lost the youth portfolio to Ljiljanna Ravlich, but was instead made Minister for Child Protection (a new title) and Minister for Peel. Another reshuffle occurred in March 2007, after which Templeman's titles became Minister for the Environment, Minister for Climate Change, and Minister for Peel. He remained in the ministry until the Labor government's defeat at the 2008 state election. When the Western Australian Labor Party won government in the 2017 state election, Templeman took on three ministries
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|Western Australian Legislative Assembly|
| Member for Mandurah |
| Minister for Community Development |
| Minister for Seniors and Volunteering |
| Minister for Youth |
|New creation|| Minister for Child Protection |
| Minister for Peel |
| Minister for the Environment |
| Minister for Climate Change |
| Minister for Local Government |
| Minister for Heritage |
| Minister for Culture and the Arts |
| Minister for Tourism |