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Choi, Michael Wai-Man

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Birth Date: 4 March 1959 (Hong Kong, China)

Parents: Leo Chan and Ying Chan

Family: Doris Ting on 6 December 1986, 3 daughters

Education: Bachelor of Engineering, University of Queensland, 1984; Qualified Engineer; Justice of the Peace


Chief Executive of consultancy, including planning, architecture, engineering, construction.; Chair, Queensland Small Business Advisory Council 2001 to 2009

Party Positions:

  1. (ALP) Member of the ALP since 1997

Official Awards: National Bank Ethnic Business Award, 1995; Lord Mayor's Award for Business Excellence, 1994

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Capalaba 17 Feb 2001 23 Mar 2012

Speeches: Inaugural | All Speeches

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Member, Community Affairs Committee 16 Jun 2011 19 Feb 2012
Parliamentary Secretary for Trade and Multicultural Affairs 3 Mar 2011 23 Mar 2012
Member, Social Development Committee 23 Apr 2009 16 Jun 2011
Parliamentary Secretary for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy and Trade 9 Apr 2009 3 Mar 2011
Member, Estimates Committee C 2007 2007
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Multicultural Affairs 1 Nov 2007 20 Mar 2009
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Transport, Trade, Employment and Industrial Relations and Minister for Multicultural Affairs 13 Sep 2007 1 Nov 2007
Chair, Estimates Committee F 2006 2006
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Environment and Multiculturalism 21 Sep 2006 13 Sep 2007
Member, Estimates Committee B 2005 2005
Member, Estimates Committee F 2004 2004
Member, Parliamentary Crime and Misconduct Committee 18 Mar 2004 11 Oct 2006
Member, Estimates Committee A 2003 2003
Member, Estimates Committee A 2002 2002
Member, Estimates Committee A 2001 2001
Member, Public Accounts Committee 3 May 2001 13 Jan 2004

Additional Information

Notes: Interests flying single-engine aircraft, scuba diving, music, singing, reading, cooking and movies. Member, Queensland Small Business Advisory Council from 1998 to 2001; Institute of Engineers Australia; Registered Professional Engineers of Queensland; and Institute of Project Management. Chair, Queensland Small Business Advisory Council, 2001 to 2009; Honorary Ambassador, City of Brisbane (from 1994), fostering economic and cultural ties between Brisbane and Asia Pacific countries; Council member, Queensland China Council of Queensland, 1998 to 2001. President, Valley Business Association, 1992 to 1996; Chair, Sister Cities Committee with Shenzhen

Sources: Image sourced from the collection of the Queensland Parliamentary Library and Research Service; Queensland Parliament, Members List, Biography, http://www.parliament.qld.gov.au/

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