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Hon. Peter Charles Tinley AM, MLA BA, MDefStud
Minister for Housing; Fisheries; Veterans Issues; Asian Engagement

House:Legislative Assembly
Party:Australian Labor Party

Inaugural Speech:

Inaugural Video:

Speeches by Hon. Peter Charles Tinley
Portrait of member
Electorate Office:...
Unit 1/70 Gilbertson Road
Kardinya WA 6163

Postal Address:
PO Box 124
Hamilton Hill WA 6963

Ph: 9331 8015
Fax: 9331 8017

Ministerial Office:
7th Floor
Dumas House
2 Havelock Street
Ph: (08) 6552 5300
Fax: (08) 6552 5301

Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook
TINLEY, Peter Charles, MLA
Member for Willagee
Australian Labor Party


Elected to the Thirty–Eighth Parliament for Willagee at the by-election on 28 November 2009, held to fill the vacancy consequent upon the resignation of Mr Alan John Carpenter. Re-elected in 2013, 2017.

Ministerial Appointments

Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Veterans Issues; Youth from 17 March 2017 to 22 March 2017.
Minister for Housing; Veterans Issues; Youth from 22 March 2017 to 13 December 2018.
Minister for Housing; Veterans Issues; Youth; Asian Engagement from 13 December 2018 to 20 December 2019.
Minister for Housing; Fisheries; Veterans Issues; Asian Engagement from 20 December 2019.

Shadow Ministerial Appointments

Shadow Minister for Planning; Housing; Local Jobs from 27 January 2012 to 1 November 2012.
Shadow Minister for Science; Trade; Asian Engagement; Lands; Gascoyne; Goldfields-Esperance from 26 June 2015 to 11 March 2017.

Standing Committees

Member, Economics and Industry Standing Committee from 9 May 2013 to 30 January 2017.

Sessional Committees

Member, Parliamentary Services Committee from 9 May 2013 to 30 January 2017.



Born 9 July 1962, Subiaco, Western Australia.

Qualifications and Occupation before entering Parliament

BA; MDefStud. Business Owner; Member of Military Forces.


The electorate of Willagee is located in the South Metropolitan Region and includes all or parts of the Cities of Cockburn, Fremantle, and Melville.
Comprising of all or parts of the localities of Bibra Lake, Coolbellup, Kardinya, Murdoch, North Lake, O'Connor, Samson, South Lake, and Willagee.

Enrolment (2017) 25,147; area: 34 sq kms.