Hon Minister for Commerce – Sue Ellery MLC
The Hon Sue Ellery, MLC was appointed Minister for Commerce in December 2022. Minister Ellery has reached out to Co-operatives WA to gain an understanding of the WA co-operative sector and Co-ops WA with the opportunity taken to meet and brief the Minister during February.
Also present for the briefing was Dr Jags Krishnan MLA, Member for Riverton and Parliamentary Secretary to Minister.
Registrar of Co-operatives -Trish Blake
Trish Blake has been appointed Registrar of Co-operatives following the retirement of Gary Newcombe.
Co-operatives WA has met with the new Registrar and looks forward to working with her and her Registry staff. Trish has accepted an invitation to address the Annual Co-operatives Conference being planned for the second half of September 2023 with conference details to follow in due course.