Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook
BUTI, Antonio (Tony) De Paulo, MLA
Member for Armadale
Australian Labor Party
Elected to the Thirty-Eighth Parliament for Armadale at the by-election on 2 October 2010, held to fill the vacancy consequent upon the resignation of Ms Alannah Joan Geraldine MacTiernan. Re-elected 2013, 2017.
Shadow Ministerial Appointments
Opposition Parliamentary Secretary to the Attorney General from 2 May 2012 to 19 April 2013.
Opposition Parliamentary Secretary for Disability Services; Child Protection; Mental Health; Education; Multicultural Interests from 19 April 2013 to 3 December 2013.
Opposition Parliamentary Secretary for Education and Multicultural Interests from 19 April 2013 to 19 December 2013.
Opposition Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Opposition; Children's Interests; Education; Multicultural Interests from 19 December 2013.
Member, Community Development and Justice Standing Committee from 9 May 2013 to 30 January 2017. (Deputy Chair from 12 November 2014 to 30 January 2017).
Member, Public Accounts Committee from 23 May 2017 (Chair from 24 May 2017).
Member, Joint Standing Committee on Audit from 13 June 2017 (Deputy Chair from 16 August 2017).
Born 20 August 1961, Collie, Western Australia.
Qualifications and Occupation Before Entering Parliament
BPE (Hons), DipEd, MIR, LLB (Hons), DPhil - Law Academic.
ARMADALE - ELECTORATE PROFILE
The electorate of Armadale is located in the East Metropolitan Region and includes all or parts of the City of Armadale.
Comprising of all or parts of the localities of Armadale, Brookdale, Camillo, Champion Lakes, Haynes, Hilbert, Kelmscott, Mt Nasura, Mt Richon, Seville Grove and Wungong.
Enrolment (2017) 28,323; area: 47 sq kms.