Eleni Evangel

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Eleni Evangel
Member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly
for Perth
In office
9 March 2013 – 11 March 2017
Preceded by John Hyde
Succeeded by John Carey
City of Perth Councillor
In office
Personal details
Born (1965-12-17) 17 December 1965 (age 51)
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Spouse(s) Bill Evangel[1]

Eleni Evangel[2] was an Australian politician who was the member for the Western Australian Legislative Assembly seat of Perth from 2013 to 2017. She was a City of Perth councillor between 2005 and 2013.[3]

Evangel, who is of Greek descent, was born in Perth and has a teaching and television presenting background. She is the daughter of Tassos Parissis, once a prominent nightclub and restaurant owner in Northbridge.[4]

She was elected to the Legislative Assembly seat of Perth at the general election of 9 March 2013. She attained 48.6% of the primary vote and won on preferences.


  1. ^ "Eleni Evangel". Liberal Party of Australia. Retrieved 12 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Ms Eleni Evangel MLA BA". Parliament of Western Australia. Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  3. ^ Gartner, Anne (12 March 2013). "Evangel will leave City short". Guardian Express. Archived from the original on 17 May 2014. Retrieved 12 March 2013. 
  4. ^ Mullany, Ashlee (12 January 2012). "Perth councillor set for move to state politics". news.com.au. Retrieved 12 March 2013. 

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Western Australian Legislative Assembly
Preceded by
John Hyde
Member for Perth
Succeeded by
John Carey