List of the first LGBT holders of political offices in Australia

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No openly LGBT individuals have served in the Australian House of Representatives.

State and territorial[edit]

Local Government[edit]

Mayor or deputy mayor[edit]

    • First-ever gay male: Ralph McLean (Fitzroy) – 1984–1985
    • First-ever intersex person: Tony Briffa (Hobsons Bay) – 2011-12 (Note: Cr Tony Briffa is the world's first out intersex Mayor)

By state[edit]

New South Wales[edit]
Wagga Wagga
Woollahra - First LGBT person elected to public office in NSW


Justice of the High Court of Australia[edit]