Hon John Day BSc BDSc MLA is the Minister for Health; Culture and the Arts; Manager of Government Business in the Legislative Assembly. John Day relinquished his Planning portfolio and promoted to Health Minister in the March 2016 cabinet reshuffle. Hon Day was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of the WA Parliament in 1993 and currently represents the Kalamunda electorate. He was the Minister for Police and Emergency Services (1997-98) and the Minister for Health (1998-2001) in the previous Liberal Coalition Government. In recent years, he held many Shadow portfolios including Resources Development and Energy; Pilbara; Education and Training; Indigenous Affairs; Transport; Water Resources; Energy. Before politics, John was a dentist in private practice, and previously with the Perth Dental Hospital. He studied science and dentistry at the University of Western Australia. He has lived most of his life in the Perth Hills.