Mr Christopher (Chris) John Tallentire MLA BAgribus (Hons)
Shadow Minister for Environment; Climate Change

House:Legislative Assembly
Party:Australian Labor Party

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Speeches by Mr Christopher (Chris) John Tallentire

Biographical Register
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Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook
TALLENTIRE, Christopher (Chris) John, MLA
Member for Gosnells
Australian Labor Party


Elected to the Thirty-Eighth Parliament for Gosnells (new seat) on 6 September 2008. Re-elected 2013.

Shadow Ministerial Appointments

Shadow Minister for Environment; Climate Change; Lands from 9 April 2013 to 26 June 2015.
Shadow Minister for Environment; Climate Change from 26 June 2015.

Standing Committees

Member, Public Accounts Committee from 13 November 2008 to 30 January 2013.

Parliamentary Party Appointments

Vice President Parliamentary Labour Party from 25 November 2008.



Born 11 October 1963, Middlesborough, England.
Arrived in Western Australia, January 1969; left to Europe, 1983 to 1994; returned to Western Australia, 1994.

Marital Status

Qualifications and Occupation Before Entering Parliament

BAgribus (Hons). Environmental Consultant.


The electorate of Gosnells is located in the East Metropolitan Region and includes parts of the City of Gosnells; including parts of the localities of Gosnells and Thornlie.
Enrolment (9 March 2015) 25,334; area 25 sq kms.