Christian Porter : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Education and Salary

Christian Porter is an Australian Liberal Party politician and lawyer know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Education and Salary

Christian Porter : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Education and Salary
Christian Porter
  Bio
Name Christian Porter
Birthdate ( Age) 11 July 1970 
Place of Birth Australia
Nationality Australian
Marital Status  Married
Spouse/Partner Jennifer Negus
Children Lachlan Porter, Florence Stirling Porter
Parents Chilla Porter, Nerida Chayter
Education Hale SchoolLondon School of Economics and Political ScienceThe University of Western Australia
Profession Minister for Industry, Science and Technology of Australia
Net Worth $2.5 Million
Last Update September 2021

Charles Christian Porter is an Australian Liberal Party politician and lawyer who has served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Pearce since 2013. He previously served as Leader of the House, Minister for Industrial Relations from 2019 to 2021, as Attorney-General of Australia from 2017 to 2021, and as Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science in 2021.

Porter resigned from the frontbench on 19 September 2021, after media reports revealed that he was a beneficiary of a blind trust relating to his legal action against the ABC.

Early Life and Family

Porter was educated at Hale School, and was selected for Australia's national schools debating team.[9] From 1988 he attended the University of Western Australia where he graduated Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Arts with first-class honours in politics, before completing a Bachelor of Laws degree. Porter later studied at the London School of Economics for a Master of Science in political theory, from which he graduated with distinction at the top of his class.

Porter's father was Charles "Chilla" Porter, who won the men's high jump silver medal at the 1956 Summer Olympics and was director of Western Australia's Liberal Party during the 1970s and 1980s.Chilla's father, Charles Robert Porter, was a Queensland Liberal state MP between 1966 and 1980 and served in the ministry of Joh Bjelke-Petersen.

Christian Porter Wife

Porter married Lucy Gunn, but they divorced soon . In 2008, Porter married Jennifer Negus, a former colleague,and granddaughter of former independent senator Syd Negus.He took paternity leave after his wife gave birth to their first child the day after being sworn in as the social services minister.They later had a second child, but announced their separation in January 2020.

Christian Porter Net Worth

Charles Christian Porter is an Australian Liberal Party politician and lawyer has an estimated Net Worth arround $2.5 mILLION IN 2021

Professional Career

At the 2008 election, Porter contested and won the newly created seat of Bateman following the abolition of the seat of Murdoch in the 2007 redistribution. He was appointed Attorney-General and Minister for Corrective Services after the election, having held the equivalent shadow portfolios prior to the election.

On 14 December 2010, Porter was sworn in as Treasurer of Western Australia. He retained the portfolio of Attorney-General, while the Corrective Services portfolio was transferred to Terry Redman.On 12 June 2012, he announced he was stepping down from his ministerial portfolios to contest the seat of Pearce at the 2013 Australian federal election.

At the 2013 election, Porter was elected to federal parliament with an 8% margin. He became parliamentary secretary to the Prime Minister on 23 December 2014 and held that position until 21 September 2015. He was a part of the speaker's panel from 18 November 2013 to 9 February 2015.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Porter worked with Sally McManus of the ACTU to develop amendments to the Fair Work Act. Mr Porter hailed the negotiations as a success, with McManus stating that; "We had been concerned that several employer groups had been advocating for a widespread removal of workers' rights akin to WorkChoices".In December 2020, Porter introduced a bill to merge the Family Court of Australia with the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, citing administrative efficiencies.

In March 2021, following the allegations against Porter, the cabinet was shuffled and he was moved to the position of Minister for Industry, Science and Technology.Scott Morrison said this was a compromise due to advice from the solicitor-general regarding whether Porter could remain Attorney General while taking legal action against the ABC.Porter resigned from cabinet on 19 September 2021 after concerns that he had accepted anonymous donations via a blind trust to cover his legal expenses.

Controvercy

In November 2020, it was alleged on Four Corners that, although married, Porter had kissed and cuddled a colleague's political staffer in a public setting.Porter denied the allegation. He claimed that the staffer in question had also denied to Four Corners that the event occurred, but that the denial was not mentioned in the report.He again denied the allegation on the Perth radio station 6PR.

In the program, former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull claimed that Porter's alleged behaviour had caused concern in the party room, although that was disputed by Porter.Not long after he said he had raised the alleged incident with Porter, Turnbull promoted Porter to the position of Attorney-General. Porter attributed the criticisms made by Turnbull to a falling-out between the two men during the 2018 Liberal Party of Australia leadership spills, the event which ended Turnbull's prime ministership.

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