Members of the Australian Senate, 1999–2002

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Government (35) - (4 seat minority)
     Liberal (31)
     National Party (3)
     CLP (1)

Opposition (29)
     Labor (29) [i]

Crossbench (12)
     Democrat (9)
     Greens (1)
     One Nation (1)
     Independent (Harradine) (1)
 
Changes in composition

  1. ^ Shayne Murphy resigned from the ALP on 2 October 2001 and served out the rest of his term as an independent.

This is a list of members of the Australian Senate from 1999 to 2002.[1] Half of the state senators had been elected at the March 1996 election and had terms due to finish on 30 June 2002; the other half of the state senators were elected at the October 1998 election and had terms due to finish on 30 June 2005. The territory senators were elected at the October 1998 election and their terms ended at the dissolution of the House of Representatives, which was November 2001.

Senator Party State End term Years in Office
Hon. Eric Abetz   Liberal Tasmania 2005 1994–present
Allison, LynLyn Allison   Democrat Victoria 2002 1996–2008
Hon. Richard Alston   Liberal Victoria 2002 1986–2004
Barnett, GuyGuy Barnett [a]   Liberal Tasmania 2005 2002–2011
Bartlett, AndrewAndrew Bartlett   Democrat Queensland 2002 1997–2008
Bishop, MarkMark Bishop   Labor Western Australia 2002 1996–2014
Hon. Nick Bolkus   Labor South Australia 2005 1981–2005
Boswell, RonRon Boswell   National Queensland 2002 1983–2014
Bourne, VickiVicki Bourne   Democrat New South Wales 2002 1996–2002
Brandis, GeorgeGeorge Brandis [b]   Liberal Queensland 2005 2000–present
Brown, BobBob Brown   Greens Tasmania 2002 1996–2012
Brownhill, DavidDavid Brownhill [c]   National New South Wales 2002 1984–2000
Buckland, GeoffGeoff Buckland [d]   Labor South Australia 2005 2000–2005
Calvert, PaulPaul Calvert   Liberal Tasmania 2002 1987–2007
Campbell , GeorgeGeorge Campbell   Labor New South Wales 2002 1997–2008
Hon. Ian Campbell   Liberal Western Australia 2005 1990–2007
Carr, KimKim Carr   Labor Victoria 2005 1993–present
Chapman, GrantGrant Chapman   Liberal South Australia 2002 1987–2008
Cherry, JohnJohn Cherry [e]   Democrat Queensland 2005 2001–2005
Colbeck, RichardRichard Colbeck [f]   Liberal Tasmania 2002 2002–2016
Collins, JacintaJacinta Collins   Labor Victoria 2005 1995–2005, 2008–present
Coonan, HelenHelen Coonan   Liberal New South Wales 2002 1996–2011
Cooney, BarneyBarney Cooney   Labor Victoria 2002 1984–2002
Conroy, StephenStephen Conroy   Labor Victoria 2005 1996–2016
Hon. Peter Cook   Labor Western Australia 2005 1983–2005
Crane, WinstonWinston Crane   Liberal Western Australia 2002 1990–2002
Crossin, TrishTrish Crossin   Labor Northern Territory 2001, 2004 [g] 1998–2013
Hon. Rosemary Crowley   Labor South Australia 2002 1983–2002
Denman, KayKay Denman   Labor Tasmania 2005 1993–2005
Eggleston, AlanAlan Eggleston   Liberal Western Australia 2002 1996–2014
Hon. Chris Ellison   Liberal Western Australia 2005 1993–2009
Evans, ChrisChris Evans   Labor Western Australia 2005 1993–2013
Hon. John Faulkner   Labor New South Wales 2005 1989–2015
Ferguson, AlanAlan Ferguson   Liberal South Australia 2005 1992–2011
Ferris, JeannieJeannie Ferris   Liberal South Australia 2002 1996–2007
Forshaw, MichaelMichael Forshaw   Labor New South Wales 2005 1994–2011
Gibbs, BrendaBrenda Gibbs   Labor Queensland 2002 1996–2002
Gibson, BrianBrian Gibson [a]   Liberal Tasmania 2005 1993–2002
Greig, BrianBrian Greig   Democrat Western Australia 2005 1999–2005
Harradine, BrianBrian Harradine [h]   Independent Tasmania 2005 1975–2005
Harris , LenLen Harris [i]   One Nation Queensland 2005 1999–2005
Heffernan, BillBill Heffernan   Liberal New South Wales 2005 1996–2016
Herron, JohnJohn Herron   Liberal Queensland 2002 1990–2002
Hon. Robert Hill   Liberal South Australia 2002 1981–2006
Hogg, JohnJohn Hogg   Labor Queensland 2002 1996–2014
Hutchins, SteveSteve Hutchins   Labor New South Wales 2005 1999–2011
Hon. Rod Kemp   Liberal Victoria 2002 1990–2008
Knowles, SusanSusan Knowles   Liberal Western Australia 2005 1984–2005
Lees, MegMeg Lees   Democrat South Australia 2005 1990–2005
Lightfoot, RossRoss Lightfoot   Liberal Western Australia 2002 1997–2008
Ludwig, JoeJoe Ludwig   Labor Queensland 2005 1999–2016
Lundy, KateKate Lundy   Labor Australian Capital Territory 2001, 2004 [g] 1996–2015
Macdonald, IanIan Macdonald   Liberal Queensland 2002 1990–present
Macdonald, SandySandy Macdonald [c]   National New South Wales 2002 1993–1999, 2000–2008
Julian McGauran   National Victoria 2005 1987–1990, 1993–2011
Mackay, SueSue Mackay   Labor Tasmania 2002 1996–2005
Jim McKiernan   Labor Western Australia 2002 1984–2002
Jan McLucas   Labor Queensland 2005 1999–2016
Mason, BrettBrett Mason   Liberal Queensland 2005 1999–2015
Hon. Nick Minchin   Liberal South Australia 2005 1993–2011
Murphy, ShayneShayne Murphy   Labor/Independent [j] Tasmania 2005 1993–2005
Murray, AndrewAndrew Murray   Democrat Western Australia 2002 1996–2008
Hon. Jocelyn Newman [f]   Liberal Tasmania 2002 1986–2002
O'Brien, KerryKerry O'Brien   Labor Tasmania 2005 1996–2011
Hon. Warwick Parer [b]   Liberal Queensland 2005 1984–2000
Hon. Kay Patterson   Liberal Victoria 2002 1987–2008
Payne, MariseMarise Payne   Liberal New South Wales 2002 1997–present
Quirke, JohnJohn Quirke [d]   Labor South Australia 2005 1997–2000
Hon. Robert Ray   Labor Victoria 2002 1981–2008
Hon. Margaret Reid   Liberal Australian Capital Territory 2001, 2004 [g] 1981–2003
Ridgeway, AdenAden Ridgeway   Democrat New South Wales 2005 1999–2005
Hon. Chris Schacht   Labor South Australia 2002 1987–2002
Scullion, NigelNigel Scullion [k]   CLP Northern Territory 2004 [g] 2001–present
Hon. Nick Sherry   Labor Tasmania 2002 1990–2012
Stott Despoja, NatashaNatasha Stott Despoja   Democrat South Australia 2002 1995–2008
Hon. Grant Tambling [k]   CLP Northern Territory 2001 [g] 1987–2001
Tchen, TsebinTsebin Tchen   Liberal Victoria 2005 1999–2005
Tierney, JohnJohn Tierney   Liberal New South Wales 2005 1991–2005
Hon. Judith Troeth   Liberal Victoria 2005 1993–2011
Hon. Amanda Vanstone   Liberal South Australia 2005 1984–2007
Watson, JohnJohn Watson   Liberal Tasmania 2002 1978–2008
West, SuzanneSuzanne West   Labor New South Wales 2002 1987, 1990–2002
Woodley, JohnJohn Woodley [e]   Democrat Queensland 2005 1993–2001

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Liberal Senator Brian Gibson resigned in 2002. Guy Barnett was appointed as his replacement.
  2. ^ a b Liberal Senator Warwick Parer resigned in 2000. George Brandis was appointed as his replacement on 16 May.
  3. ^ a b National Senator David Brownhill resigned in 2000. Former Senator Sandy Macdonald was appointed as his replacement on 4 May.
  4. ^ a b ALP Senator John Quirke resigned in 2000. Geoff Buckland was appointed as his replacement on 14 September.
  5. ^ a b Democrat Senator John Woodley resigned in 2001. John Cherry was appointed as his replacement on 31 July.
  6. ^ a b Liberal Senator Jocelyn Newman resigned in 2002. Richard Colbeck was appointed as her replacement.
  7. ^ a b c d e The term of a territory senator ends at the dissolution of the House of Representatives, which was November 2001.
  8. ^ Father of the Senate
  9. ^ Heather Hill was initially elected as a One Nation Senator in Queensland, but she was declared ineligible as the citizen of a foreign power before she was able to take her seat. One Nation member Len Harris was subsequently elected on a recount.
  10. ^ ALP Senator Shayne Murphy resigned from the party on 2 October 2001 and served out the rest of his term as an independent.
  11. ^ a b The Country Liberal Party disendorsed Grant Tambling before the 2001 election, and Nigel Scullion was subsequently elected.

References[edit]

 

Members of the Australian Parliament
House of Representatives

1996–1998  · 1998–2001  · 2001–2004

Senate

1996–1999  · 1999–2002  · 2002–2005