Hon Christian Porter MP

Charles Porter

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Member for Pearce, Western Australia

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
House of Representatives

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Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4275
Fax:
(02) 6277 2231

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

490 Great Eastern Highway
Greenmount, WA, 6056

Postal address
PO Box 1005
Midland, WA, 6936

Telephone:
(08) 9294 3222
Fax:
(08) 9294 2888

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Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/C_Porter_MP

Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • Federal: elected to the House of Representatives for Pearce, Western Australia, 2013.
  • State: elected to the Western Australian Legislative Assembly for Murdoch 23.2.2008 to 9.3.2013 and Bateman 6.9.2008 to 9.3.2013.

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Parliamentary positions

  • Member, Speaker's Panel from 18.11.13.

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Ministerial appointments

  • State: Attorney General (WA) from 23.9.08 to 12.6.12.
  • Minister for Corrective Services (WA) from 23.9.08 to 14.12.10.
  • Treasurer (WA) from 14.12.10 to 12.6.12.

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Committee service

  • State: Joint Standing: Delegated Legislation from 12.3.08 to 7.7.08.
  • Federal: House of Representatives Standing: Privileges and Members' Interests from 4.12.13; Social Policy and Legal Affairs from 4.12.13.
  • Joint Statutory: Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity from 4.12.13.
  • Joint Select: Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples from 4.12.13.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • State: Shadow Attorney-General (WA) from 12.3.08 to 7.7.08.

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Personal

  • Born 11.7.1970, Perth, WA.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • BA(Hons), BEc, LLB (UWA), MSc (LSE).
  • Lawyer 1996-99.
  • Senior State Prosecutor 2002-08.
  • Lecturer, University of Western Australia 2006-08.
  • Member, Legislative Assembly, Western Australia (see Parliamentary service above) 2008-13.

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Electorate

  • Description: outer metropolitan.

    Location: eastern outskirts of Perth; it includes the centres of Beverley, Bindoon, Gingin, Grass Valley, Guilderton, Lancelin, Ledge Point, Northam, Quinns Rocks, Seabird, Toodyay, Two Rocks, Yanchep and York.
    Area: 14 401 sq km (approx.).
    Electors enrolled: 101 095 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: fishing, tourism, grain crops, sheep, cattle, fruit growing, vineyards, wineries, RAAF pilot training.
    State electorates: Pearce includes parts of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly electorates of Central Wheatbelt, Darling Range, Kalamunda, Midland, Mindarie, Moore, Swan Hills, Wanneroo and West Swan.

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