Hon Paul Papalia CSC MLA
Minister for Tourism; Defence Issues
was elected to the Western Australian Parliament in 2007, following a 26-year career in the Australian Defence Force, primarily in the Navy and Special Air Service.
Mr Papalia is also the current Minister for Racing and Gaming; Small Business; and Citizenship and Multicultural Interests.
He has previously served in a number of shadow ministries including tourism, corrective serves, and education.