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Ms Christine Maelisa Tonkin MLA

BA; MBA; GradDipProcurementMgt

Extract from the Western Australian Parliamentary Handbook

TONKIN, Christine Maelisa, MLA
Member for Churchlands
Australian Labor Party


Elected to the Forty-First Parliament for Churchlands on 13 March 2021, in succession to Sean Kimberley L'Estrange (defeated).

Standing Committees

Member, Joint Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation from 26 May 2021 to 29 June 2023.
Member, Community Development and Justice Standing Committee from 22 June 2023.

Sessional Committees

Member, Parliamentary Services Committee from 12 May 2021.



Born 15 March 1956, Subiaco, Western Australia.

Qualifications and occupation before entering Parliament

BA; MBA; GradDipProcurementMgt.
International Public Procurement Consultant.


The electorate of Churchlands is located in the North Metropolitan Region and includes all or parts of the City of Stirling and the Town of Cambridge.

Comprising of all or parts of the localities of Churchlands, City Beach, Doubleview, Floreat, Glendalough, Scarborough, Wembley, Wembley Downs, West Leederville and Woodlands.

Enrolment - 29,084 (11 February 2021)

Area - 24 km

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