Christine Tonkin

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Christine Tonkin

MLA
Member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly
for Churchlands
Assumed office
13 March 2021
Preceded by Sean L'Estrange
Personal details
Born (1956-03-15) 15 March 1956 (age 65)
Subiaco, Western Australia
Political party Labor

Christine Maelisa Tonkin (born 15 March 1956) [1] is an Australian politician, who was elected as a Labor member for Churchlands in the Western Australian Legislative Assembly at the 2021 state election. She defeated Sean L'Estrange, who had held the seat since 2013. Tonkin is the first ever Labor member for Churchlands. [2]

Tonkin is an expert in public procurement reform, having worked in it for 25 years. [3]

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References

  1. "Ms Christine Maelisa Tonkin MLA". Parliament of Western Australia.
  2. "Churchlands". ABC News. Retrieved 19 March 2021.
  3. "Christine Tonkin". WA Labor. Retrieved 19 March 2021.
Western Australian Legislative Assembly
Preceded by
Sean L'Estrange
Member for Churchlands
2021–present
Incumbent