History Resources - Members of Parliament

Lin Estelle Thorp

 Lin Estelle Thorp

Surname: THORP

Given Names: Lin Estelle

Title and Honours: Ms

Qualifications: BA, DipEd, Grad Dip Spec Ed.

Date and Place of Birth: 4 November 1953 - Hobart, Tasmania

Date of Death:



Legislative Council: 28 August 1999

Electorate: Rumney

Party: ALP

Positions Held: Minister

  • Police and Emergency Management (April 2010 - March 2011)
  • Children (April 2010 - March 2011 )
  • Education and Skills (April 2010 - March 2011)
  • Human Services (September 2008 - April 2010)
  • Date of Departure: 07 May 2011

    Reason for Departure: Defeated

    Inaugural Speech (29 September 1999)


    Granted the right to use the title 'Honourable' for life on 7 March 2012.

    House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 719

    House of Assembly Long Room Picture Number indicates each Member's position in the photographic record.

    Source: Parliament of Tasmania Members Biographical Database, Tasmanian Parliamentary Library.

    Additional Reference Material:

    A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics, 1890-1964 [by] Colin A. Hughes and B. D. Graham. Canberra, ANU Press, 1968. Biographical Register of the Tasmanian Parliament, 1851-1960 / Scott Bennett and Barbara Bennett. Canberra : ANU, 1980.