Members of the Australian Senate, 1996–1999
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This is a list of members of the Australian Senate from 1996 to 1999:
|Senator||Party||State||Years in Office|
|Hon Richard Alston||Liberal||Victoria||1986–2004|
|Andrew Bartlett 10||Democrat||Queensland||1997–2008|
|Michael Baume 4||Liberal||New South Wales||1984–1996|
|Mark Bishop||ALP||Western Australia||1996–present|
|Hon Nick Bolkus||ALP||South Australia||1981–2005|
|Vicki Bourne||Democrat||New South Wales||1990–2002|
|Dr Bob Brown||Australian Greens||Tasmania||1996–2012|
|David Brownhill||National||New South Wales||1984–2000|
|George Campbell 8||ALP||New South Wales||1997–2008|
|Ian Campbell||Liberal||Western Australia||1990–2007|
|Grant Chapman||Liberal||South Australia||1987–2008|
|Bruce Childs 8||ALP||New South Wales||1980–1997|
|John Coates ³||ALP||Tasmania||1980–1996|
|Bob Collins 11||ALP||Northern Territory||1987–1998|
|Jacinta Collins||ALP||Victoria||1995–2005, 2008–present|
|Dr Mal Colston||ALP/Independent ²||Queensland||1975–1999|
|Hon Peter Cook||ALP||Western Australia||1983–2005|
|Helen Coonan||Liberal||New South Wales||1996–2011|
|Winston Crane||Liberal||Western Australia||1990–2002|
|Trish Crossin 11||ALP||Northern Territory||1998–2013|
|Hon Dr Rosemary Crowley||ALP||South Australia||1983–2002|
|Alan Eggleston||Liberal||Western Australia||1996–present|
|Chris Ellison||Liberal||Western Australia||1993–2009|
|Chris Evans||ALP||Western Australia||1993–present|
|Hon John Faulkner||ALP||New South Wales||1989–present|
|Alan Ferguson||Liberal||South Australia||1992–2011|
|Jeannie Ferris 1||Liberal||South Australia||1996–2007|
|Dominic Foreman 9||ALP||South Australia||1980–1997|
|Michael Forshaw||ALP||New South Wales||1994–2011|
|Bill Heffernan 4||Liberal||New South Wales||1996–present|
|Dr John Herron||Liberal||Queensland||1990–2002|
|Hon Robert Hill||Liberal||South Australia||1981–2006|
|Steve Hutchins 12||ALP||New South Wales||1998–2011|
|Hon Rod Kemp||Liberal||Victoria||1990–2008|
|Cheryl Kernot 10||Democrat||Queensland||1990–1997|
|Susan Knowles||Liberal||Western Australia||1984–2005|
|Meg Lees||Democrat||South Australia||1990–2005|
|Ross Lightfoot 7||Liberal||Western Australia||1997–2008|
|Kate Lundy||ALP||Australian Capital Territory||1996–present|
|Sandy Macdonald||National||New South Wales||1993–1999, 2000–2008|
|Dee Margetts||Greens (WA)||Western Australia||1993–1999|
|Julian McGauran||National||Victoria||1987–1990, 1993–2011|
|Jim McKiernan||ALP||Western Australia||1984–2002|
|Nick Minchin||Liberal||South Australia||1993–2011|
|Andrew Murray||Democrat||Western Australia||1996–2008|
|Belinda Neal 12||ALP||New South Wales||1994–1998|
|Hon Jocelyn Newman||Liberal||Tasmania||1986–2002|
|Kerry O'Brien ³||ALP||Tasmania||1996–2011|
|John Panizza 7||Liberal||Western Australia||1987–1997|
|Hon Dr Kay Patterson||Liberal||Victoria||1987–2008|
|Marise Payne 5||Liberal||New South Wales||1997–present|
|John Quirke 9||ALP||South Australia||1997–2000|
|Margaret Reid||Liberal||Australian Capital Territory||1981–2003|
|Hon Robert Ray||ALP||Victoria||1981–2008|
|Hon Margaret Reynolds||ALP||Queensland||1983–1999|
|Hon Chris Schacht||ALP||South Australia||1987–2002|
|Hon Nick Sherry||ALP||Tasmania||1990–2012|
|Hon Jim Short 6||Liberal||Victoria||1984–1997|
|Natasha Stott Despoja||Democrat||South Australia||1995–2008|
|Karen Synon 6||Liberal||Victoria||1997–1999|
|Grant Tambling||CLP||Northern Territory||1987–2001|
|John Tierney||Liberal||New South Wales||1991–2005|
|Amanda Vanstone||Liberal||South Australia||1984–2007|
|Suzanne West||ALP||New South Wales||1987–2002|
|Hon Dr Bob Woods 5||Liberal||New South Wales||1994–1997|
- 1 South Australian Liberal Senator Jeannie Ferris was elected at the 1996 election, but there was initially some concern that she may have been ineligible to take her seat, as she had been working for Senator Nick Minchin at the time of her election, and it had been suggested that this constituted holding an office under the crown. In order to remove any risk of her election being overturned, she resigned and was subsequently reappointed to her own vacancy.
- 2 Dr Mal Colston resigned from the Australian Labor Party on 20 August 1996, and served out the remainder of his term as an independent.
- 3 Tasmanian ALP Senator John Coates resigned in 1996. Kerry O'Brien was appointed as his replacement on 5 September.
- 4 New South Wales Liberal Senator Michael Baume resigned in 1996. Bill Heffernan was appointed as his replacement on 18 September.
- 5 New South Wales Liberal Senator Dr Bob Woods resigned in 1997. Marise Payne was appointed as his replacement on 8 April.
- 6 Victorian Liberal Senator Jim Short resigned in 1997. Karen Synon was appointed as his replacement on 13 May.
- 7 Western Australian Liberal Senator John Panizza died in 1997. Ross Lightfoot was appointed as his replacement on 19 May.
- 8 New South Wales ALP Senator Bruce Childs resigned in 1997. George Campbell was appointed as his replacement on 17 September.
- 9 South Australian ALP Senator Dominic Foreman resigned in 1997. John Quirke was appointed as his replacement on 18 September.
- 10 Queensland Democrat Senator Cheryl Kernot resigned in 1997, announcing that she would run as an ALP candidate for the House of Representatives. Democrat Andrew Bartlett was appointed as her replacement in the Senate.
- 11 Northern Territory ALP Senator Bob Collins resigned in March 1998, and Trish Crossin was appointed as his replacement.
- 12 New South Wales ALP Senator Belinda Neal resigned in 1998. Steve Hutchins was appointed as her replacement.
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