Susan Jeanes

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Susan Jeanes
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Kingston
In office
2 March 1996 – 3 October 1998
Preceded by Gordon Bilney
Succeeded by David Cox
Personal details
Born (1958-02-24) 24 February 1958 (age 59)
Glenelg, South Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party Liberal Party of Australia

Susan Barbara Jeanes (born 24 February 1958) is an Australian politician. She was a Liberal Party of Australia member of the Australian House of Representatives from 1996 to 1998, representing the electorate of Kingston. She defeated Labor MP Gordon Bilney as part of the Liberal victory at the 1996 federal election, only to lose to Labor candidate David Cox at the closer-run 1998 federal election.

By the 2002 South Australian state election, the Liberal MP for the electorate of Fisher, Bob Such, had left the party and become an independent. Jeanes won Liberal preselection for the seat but lost to Such at the election.

After her parliamentary career ended she worked as an advisor on climate change and energy policy to the then federal Environment and Heritage Minister Robert Hill. She was later appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Renewable Energy Generators of Australia (REGA) and is a director of the Climate Institute. In November 2007 she was appointed Chief Executive of the Australian Geothermal Energy Association, the national industry association for the Australian geothermal energy industry.


Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Gordon Bilney
Member for Kingston
Succeeded by
David Cox