Michael Mischin

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The Honourable
Michael Mischin
Member of the Western Australian Parliament
for North Metropolitan Region
Assumed office
22 May 2009
Attorney-General of Western Australia
Assumed office
29 June 2012
Premier Colin Barnett
Preceded by Christian Porter
Personal details
Born (1958-12-29) 29 December 1958 (age 56)
Subiaco, Western Australia
Citizenship Australian
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Alma mater University of Western Australia
Profession Lawyer

The Honourable Michael Mischin (born 29 December 1958) is an Australian politician currently serving as Attorney-General of Western Australia.

Born in Subiaco, a suburb of Perth, he was a barrister and solicitor before entering politics, and was senior state prosecutor with the Director of Public Prosecutions for Western Australia. He had received a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Jurisprudence from the University of Western Australia. Michael was elected to the Parliament of Western Australia on September 6, 2008, as a Liberal Party Member of the Legislative Council representing the North Metropolitan Region. He took up his seat in State Parliament on May 22, 2009 and served as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Attorney-General and Minister for Corrective Services, the Hon Christian Porter MLA. Michael continued in this role when Mr Porter assumed the position of Treasurer in December 2010 in addition to his Attorney-General duties. He is the former Chairman of the Standing Committee on Legislation, former Deputy Chairman of Committees, former member of the Legislative Council’s Standing Committee on Uniform Legislation & Statutes Review and former member of the Standing Committee on Procedures and Privileges (until this committee was restructured in March 2012). On June 29 2012, Michael was appointed as the Western Australian Attorney-General. He was re-appointed to that post on 21 March 2013 (following the State’s General Election) and was also appointed Minister for Commerce.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Hon. Michael Mischin MLC". Parliament of Western Australia. 2012. Retrieved 4 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Current Ministers and Parliamentary Secretaries". Parliament of Western Australia. Retrieved 4 July 2012.