Gay Thompson

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Mary Gabrielle (Gay) Thompson (born 29 January 1948) was the Labor member for the South Australian House of Assembly electoral district of Reynell from 1997 to 2014.

Thompson graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Adelaide. Before entering politics she was a quality consultant and an official of the Administrative and Clerical Officers Association.[1] Thompson is and has been actively involved in many community committees and programs.

The 2006 election saw Thompson increase her margin to 17.6%.

She served as Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Committees.

Thompson did not re-contest her seat at the 2014 election.[2]


  1. ^ Mayne, Stephen (25 January 2006). "Tracking the unionists in parliament". Crikey. Retrieved 28 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Breuer to quit after losing speaker's chair". 

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South Australian House of Assembly
Preceded by
Julie Greig
Member for Reynell
Succeeded by
Katrine Hildyard