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New MLC given government role

Recently elected member of the Legislative Council Tony Wild has been given a new job.

Chief Minister Allan Bell says he has accepted a post at the Department of Economic Development.

The appointment, which takes immediate effect, makes the DED the largest department in terms of political membership.

It has five members, namely MLCs Alan Crowe and Alex Downie, MHKs Geoff Corkish and Laurence Skelly, and Minister John Shimmin.

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