Mal Washer has extensive experience in agricultural and horticultural activities.
Dr Washer was a Liberal member of the Australian House of Representatives from 1998 to 2013. He was educated at the University of Western Australia, graduating in 1970 with degrees in medicine and surgery. Dr Washer was a general practitioner before entering politics & established a number of prominent medical centres in Western Australia. He was also past chair of the Alcohol and Other Drugs Council of Australia.