Members of the Australian Senate, 1901–1903
This is a list of the members of the Australian Senate in the First Australian Parliament, which was elected on 29 March 1901. There were 36 senators in this initial parliament. Terms were deemed to start on 1 January 1901. Half of its members were elected for six years, finishing on 31 December 1906; the other half were elected for three years, finishing on 31 December 1903.
|Senator||Party||State||Years in Office|
|Hon Sir Richard Baker||Free Trade||South Australia||1901–1906|
|Hon Robert Best||Protectionist||Victoria||1901–1910, 1910–1922 (HoR)|
|Cyril Cameron||Protectionist||Tasmania||1901–1903, 1907–1913|
|Hon David Charleston||Free Trade||South Australia||1901–1903|
|John Clemons||Free Trade||Tasmania||1901–1914|
|Hon Anderson Dawson||Labor||Queensland||1901–1906|
|Hugh de Largie||Labor||Western Australia||1901–1923|
|Hon Henry Dobson||Free Trade||Tasmania||1901–1910|
|Hon Sir John Downer||Protectionist||South Australia||1901–1903|
|Hon James Drake||Protectionist||Queensland||1901–1906|
|Norman Ewing||Free Trade||Western Australia||1901–1903|
|John Ferguson||Free Trade||Queensland||1901–1903|
|Hon Simon Fraser||Protectionist||Victoria||1901–1913|
|Hon Albert Gould||Free Trade||New South Wales||1901–1917|
|Edward Harney||Free Trade||Western Australia||1901–1903|
|William Higgs||Labor||Queensland||1901–1906, 1910–1922 (HoR)|
|James Macfarlane||Free Trade||Tasmania||1901–1910|
|Dr Charles Mackellar||Protectionist||New South Wales||1903|
|Hon Alexander Matheson||Free Trade||Western Australia||1901–1906|
|Hon Gregor McGregor||Labor||South Australia||1901–1914|
|Edward Millen||Free Trade||New South Wales||1901–1923|
|John Neild||Free Trade||New South Wales||1901–1910|
|Hon Richard O'Connor||Protectionist||New South Wales||1901–1903|
|David O'Keefe||Labor||Tasmania||1901–1906, 1910–1914, 1914–1920, 1922–1925 (HoR)|
|George Pearce||Labor||Western Australia||1901–1938|
|Hon Thomas Playford||Protectionist||South Australia||1901–1906|
|Hon Edward Pulsford||Free Trade||New South Wales||1901–1910|
|Robert Reid||Free Trade||Victoria||1903|
|Hon Sir Frederick Sargood||Free Trade||Victoria||1901–1903|
|Henry Saunders||Free Trade||Western Australia||1903|
|Staniforth Smith||Free Trade||Western Australia||1901–1906|
|Hon Sir Josiah Symon||Free Trade||South Australia||1901–1913|
|James Walker||Free Trade||New South Wales||1901–1913|
|Hon Sir William Zeal||Protectionist||Victoria||1901–1906|
- Term finishing 30 December 1906
- The Free Trade Party, then known as the Australian Free Trade and Liberal Association, was the only national political party at the 1901 election.
- finishing 30 December 1903
- There was no national Labor Party organisation at the time of the 1901 election. Members categorised as "Labor" were endorsed by their various state Labor parties.
- There was no national Protectionist party organisation at the time of the 1901 election. Members categorised as "Protectionist" were those who accepted the leadership of Edmund Barton.
- Western Australian Free Trade Senator Norman Ewing resigned on 17 April 1903. Henry Saunders was appointed as his replacement on 20 May.
- New South Wales Protectionist Senator Richard O'Connor resigned on 27 September 1903, to take up a position as a Justice of the new High Court of Australia. Dr Charles Mackellar was appointed as his replacement on 8 October.
- Victorian Free Trade Senator Frederick Sargood died on 2 January 1903. Robert Reid was appointed as his replacement on 21 January.
- Journals of the Senate. Parliament of Australia. 1903.
- "Members of the Senate since 1901". Parliamentary Handbook. Parliament of Australia. Archived from the original on 25 July 2008. Retrieved 14 December 2008.
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