Liz Behjat

WA State Manager, Interim State Manager, SA/NT, ACCPA

Biography

Prior to commencing in her current role as State Manager in WA, Liz Behjat spent eight years as a member of the Legislative Council in Western Australia and served in the former Liberal government. During her time in Parliament Liz was an Acting President and Chair of the Public Administration Committee and conducted a number of high-level enquiries as Chair of that Committee.

Before entering Parliament Liz worked for several Federal MPs and Senators in the role of strategic campaign adviser and electorate officer both in WA and Canberra. During her years in politics Liz developed a passion for issues involving health and multiculturalism.

In her early professional career, Liz worked in the tourism and hospitality sector and also spent a number of years as a para legal working in the commercial conveyancing and leasing areas of law.

Her extensive networks built up over many years helps her in her current role with ACCPA to ensure that the issues facing the aged and community care sector are given the prominence and attention they require. Liz was also elected as Board Member of Palliative Care WA in late 2022.