Mr Christopher (Chris) John Tallentire MLA BAgribus (Hons)
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Water; Fisheries; Forestry; Innovation and ICT; Science

House:Legislative Assembly
Party:Australian Labor Party
Electorate:Thornlie

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Unit 1
314 Spencer Road
Thornlie WA 6108

Ph: (08) 9493 2223
Fax: (08) 9493 2224
Email: thornlie@mp.wa.gov.au
Website: www.christallentire.com


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

PARLIAMENTARY SERVICE

Elected to the Thirty-Eighth Parliament for Gosnells (new seat) on 6 September 2008. Re-elected 2013.
Electorate abolished in the redistribution of 2015.
Elected to the Fortieth Parliament for Thornlie (new seat) on 11 March 2017.


Ministerial Appointments

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Water; Fisheries; Forestry; Innovation and ICT; Science from 17 March 2017.


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 to 11 March 2017.


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.


PERSONAL

Birth

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


Qualifications and Occupation Before Entering Parliament

BAgribus (Hons). Environmental Consultant.


ELECTORATE - SHORT DESCRIPTION

The electorate of Thornlie is located in the East Metropolitan Region and includes all or parts of the City of Gosnells.
Comprising of all or parts of the localities of Gosnells, Kenwick, Maddington, Martin, and Thornlie.

Enrolment (2017) 28,269; area 28 sq kms.