Christian Porter (Lib – Pearce) – First Speech

Christian Porter was first elected to the House of Representatives as the Liberal member for Pearce at the 2013 federal election.

Porter

Pearce is a safe Liberal electorate in Western Australia. It is located in the eastern region of outer metropolitan Perth and surrounding rural areas. It includes the coastal area from Quinns Rock to Lancelin. It covers the country centres of Gingin, Bindoon and Toodyay in the north, Northam and Grass Valley in the east, and York and Beverley to the south, plus the eastern portion of the Darling Ranges and the Swan Valley.

Porter was previously a member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly, representing the electorate of Murdoch and then Bateman from 2008. He was Attorney General in the Barnett government from 2008 and Treasurer from 2010 until his resignation earlier this year. [Read more...]


State Treasurers Not Impressed After Meeting With Swan

Liberal State Treasurers were in Canberra today to meet with Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan, ahead of the Council of Australian Governments meeting.

State Treasurers Mike Baird (NSW), Kim Wells (Vic), Christian Porter (WA) and Tim Nicholls (Qld) commented on their meeting with Swan.

  • Listen to the Treasurers before their meeting:

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  • And after their meeting:

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  • And Treasurer Wayne Swan’s perspective:

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