Lyn Breuer

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Lynette Ruth "Lyn" Breuer (born 28 March 1951), Australian politician, represented the electoral district of Giles in the South Australian House of Assembly for the Australian Labor Party from 1997 to 2014. Breuer became Speaker of the South Australian House of Assembly for the Mike Rann and Jay Weatherill Labor governments following the 2010 election, becoming the first woman speaker.

Before entering Parliament at the 1997 election, Breuer was a lecturer in Women’s Studies and Vocational Education at the Spencer Institute of TAFE. She was Junior Vice President of the Australian Labor Party.

Breuer did not re-contest her seat at the 2014 election.[1]

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Parliament of South Australia
Preceded by
Frank Blevins
Member for Giles
1997–2014
Succeeded by
Eddie Hughes
Preceded by
Jack Snelling
Speaker of the
South Australian House of Assembly

2010–2013
Succeeded by
Michael Atkinson