Ted Robertson

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Ted Robertson
Senator for Northern Territory
In office
13 December 1975 – 10 July 1987
Succeeded by Bob Collins
Personal details
Born (1929-03-18)18 March 1929
Albany, Western Australia
Died 5 January 1991(1991-01-05) (aged 61)
Political party Labor
Spouse(s) Audrey
Children 3 Neil James, Gavin John, Lucy-Anne

Edward Albert "Ted" Robertson (18 March 1929 – 5 January 1991) was an Australian politician. Born in Albany, Western Australia, he was educated at the University of Western Australia before becoming a teacher. Having moved to the Northern Territory, he became Chairman of the Northern Territory Council of Social Services. In 1975, he was elected to the Australian Senate as one of the first two Senators from the Northern Territory (the other was Bernie Kilgariff). He represented the Labor Party. He remained in the Senate until his retirement in 1987. Robertson died in 1991.[1]


  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-11-10. 
Parliament of Australia
New seat Senator for the Northern Territory
Served alongside: Bernie Kilgariff
Succeeded by
Bob Collins