|Senator for South Australia|
18 September 1997 – 15 August 2000
|Preceded by||Dominic Foreman|
|Succeeded by||Geoff Buckland|
|Born||9 September 1950|
|Political party||Australian Labor Party|
John Andrew Quirke (born 9 September 1950) was a South Australian parliamentarian, representing the state seat of Playford from 1989 to 1997, until his resignation to replace Dominic Foreman as a Senator, until his own resignation in 2000.
Career after politics
Quirke and his wife, Davina, operate a lobbying firm called Pallidon. The firm gifted the Australian Labor Party some $11,000 in 2010 while employed by two major corporations seeking public works contracts. In 2016, the Australian Tax Office applied to wind up Pallidon.