Katie Hodson-Thomas JP MLA

Member for Carine


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Electorate of Carine



Electorate Officer:
Mrs Jan Graham
Email: jgraham@mp.wa.gov.au

Shadow Minister for:
Tourism, Small Business

Electorate Office:
Suite 6
6 Davallia Road

Ph: 9246 1800
Fax: 9246 1987
Email: khodsonthomas@mp.wa.gov.au

Parliament House:
Ph: 9222 7222

Katie Hodson-Thomas is the Member for Carine . In 2006 as a member of the Shadow Cabinet Katie is responsible for the Shadow Portfolios of Tourism and Small business.

Katie was first elected to the Western Australian Parliament on 14 December 1996 and re-elected on 10 February 2001. Her employment prior to entering Parliament was Executive Officer with the Boating Industry Association of Western Australia.

Katie was born in South Australia and received her education at Norwood High School. Her mother was born in Brasta, Greece, and her father was born in Bielefeld, Germany. She has 2 sons, Curtis and Carl.

Since being elected as the Member for Carine, Katie has been an Acting Speaker 8/9/1999 to 5/5/2004. Katie is a member of the Community Development and Justice Standing Committee. Katie was the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Health from
22 December 1999 - 15 February 2001.  Katie has also served on a number of Committees being the Parliamentary Services Committee; Procedures and Privileges Committee, Select Committee on the Misuse of Drugs Act 1981; the Select Committee on the Human Reproductive Technology Act 1981; and was Chair on the following Committees: the Aquatic Tour Industry Training Needs Committee; the Ministerial Advisory Council on Mental Health; and the Special Safety Group on the Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBS).

Katie has represented the WA Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association attending Conferences in Melbourne in 1997 and Namibia in 2002. She also attended the World Congress on Families held in Geneva in 1999.

As the Member for Carine, Katie has worked consistently to assist her constituents. The completion of the Reid Highway was a major project in the electorate with Katie working hard in helping constituents to resolve issues that arose as a consequence of the highway.

Katie is a Justice of the Peace and a member of Karrinyup Rotary. She is also Joint Patron of the Gwelup Progress Association, Vice Patron of the Sorrento Surf Life Saving Club and Trigg island Surf Lifesaving Club as well as the Patron of the Sussex Hostel Parents and Friends Association


Please feel free to email me with any concerns you may have and I will endeavour to assist

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