Women in the 41st Parliament

Women Senators in Parliament

Women Members of the House of Representatives in Parliament 

Women in Previous Parliaments 42nd | 40th


 

Senators

The following is a list of the 27 women Senators 

Adams, Judith Anne
Senator for: Western Australia, 1.7.05-
Party: Liberal Party of Australia
Born: 11.4.1943

Allison, Lynette Fay
Senator for: Victoria, 1.7.96-
Party: Australian Democrats
Born: 21.10.1946

Boyce, Suzanne (Sue) Kay
Senator for: Queensland, *19.4.07-
Party: Liberal Party of Australia
Born: 15.3.1951

Brown, Carol Louise
Senator for: Tasmania, *25.8.05-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 19.7.1963

Coonan, Helen Lloyd
Senator for: New South Wales, 1.7.96-
Party: Liberal Party of Australia
Born: 29.10.1947

Crossin, Patricia Margaret
Senator for: **Northern Territory, *16-6-98-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 21.3.1956

Fierravanti-Wells, Concetta
Senator for: New South Wales, 5.5.05-
Party: Liberal Party of Australia
Born: 20.5.1960

Fisher, Mary Jo
Senator for: South Australia, *6.6.07-
Party: Liberal Party of Australia
Born: 25.12.1962

Hurley, Annette Kay
Senator for: South Australia, 1.7.05-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 1955

Kirk, Linda Jean
Senator for: South Australia, 1.7.02-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 24.5.1967

Lundy, Kate
Senator for: **Australian Capital Territory, 2.3.96-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 15.12.1967

McEwen, Anne
Senator for: South Australia, 1.7.05-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 3.8.1954

McLucas, Jan Elizabeth
Senator for: Queensland, 1.7.99 -
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 27.3.1958

Milne, Christine Anne
Senator for: Tasmania, 1.7.05-
Party: Australian Greens
Born: 14.5.1953

Moore, Claire Mary
Senator for: Queensland, 1.7.02-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 19.2.1956

Nash, Fiona Joy
Senator for: New South Wales, 1.7.05-
Party: The Nationals
Born: 6.5.1965

Nettle, Kerry
Senator for: New South Wales, 1.7.02-
Party: Australian Greens
Born: 24.12.1973

Patterson, Kay Christine Lesley
Senator for: Victoria, 11.7.87-
Party: Liberal Party of Australia
Born: 21.11.1944

Payne, Marise Ann
Senator for: New South Wales, *9.4.97-
Party: Liberal Party of Australia
Born: 29.7.1964

Polley, Helen Beatrice
Senator for: Tasmania, 1.7.05-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 9.2.1957

Siewert, Rachel Mary
Senator for: Western Australia, 1.7.05-
Party: Australian Greens
Born: 4.11.1961

Stephens, Ursula
Senator for: New South Wales, 1.7.02-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 7.7.1954

Stott Despoja, Natasha Jessica
Senator for: South Australia, *29.11.95-
Party: Australian Democrats
Born: 9.9.1969

Troeth, Judith Mary
Senator for: Victoria, 1.7.93-
Party: Liberal Party of Australia
Born: 3.8.1940

Webber, Ruth
Senator for: Western Australia, 1.7.02-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 24.3.1965

Wong, Penny
Senator for: South Australia, 1.7.02-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 5.11.1968

Wortley, Dana Johanna
Senator for: South Australia, 1.7.05-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 1959

* Selected under section 15 of the Constitution.
** (Pursuant to the Senate (Representation of Territories) Act 1973, a Territory Senator's term of service expires at the close of the day next preceding the polling day for the general election of Members of the House of Representatives.)


 

Members of the House of Representatives

There are 37 women Members of the House of Representatives 

Bailey, Frances Esther
Member for: McEwen, Vic, 24.3.90-Defeated 13.3.93; 2.3.96-
Party: Liberal Party of Australia
Born: 21.5.1946

Bird, Sharon
Member for: Cunningham, NSW, 9.10.04 -
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 15.11.1962

Bishop, Bronwyn Kathleen
Senator for: New South Wales, 11.7.87-resigned 24.2.94
Member for: Mackellar, NSW, 26.3.94 (By-election)-
Party: Liberal Party of Australia
Born: 19.10.1942

Bishop, Julie Isabel
Member for: Curtin, WA, 3.10.98-
Party: Liberal Party of Australia
Born: 17.7.1956

Burke, Anna Elizabeth
Member for: Chisholm, Vic, 3.10.98-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 1.1.1966

Corcoran, Ann Kathleen
Member for: Isaacs, Vic, 12.8.2000 (By-election)-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 21.9.1951

Draper, Patricia
Member for: Makin, SA, 2.3.96-
Party: Liberal Party of Australia
Born: 2.4.1959

Elliot, Justine
Member for: Richmond, NSW, 9.10.04 -
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 29.7.1967

Ellis, Annette Louise
Member for: Namadgi, ACT, 2.3.96-Until elected for Canberra
Member for: Canberra, ACT, 3.10.98-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 13.10.1946

Ellis, Kate
Member for: Adelaide, SA, 9.10.04 -
Party: Australian Labor PArty
Born: 22.9.1977

Elson, Kay Selma
Member for: Forde, Qld, 2.3.96-
Party: Liberal Party of Australia
Born: 25.1.1947

Gambaro, Teresa
Member for: Petrie, Qld, 2.3.96-
Party: Liberal Party of Australia
Born: 29.11.1958

Gash, Joanna
Member for: Gilmore, NSW, 2.3.96-
Party: Liberal Party of Australia
Born: 21.7.1944

George, Jennie
Member for: Throsby, NSW, 10.11.01-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 20.8.1947

Gillard, Julia Eileen
Member for: Lalor, Vic, 3.10.98-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 29.9.1961

Grierson, Sharon
Member for: Newcastle, NSW, 10.11.01-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 4.5.1951

Hall, Jill Griffiths
Member for : Shortland, NSW, 3.10.98-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 16.11.1949

Hoare, Kelly Joy
Member for: Charlton, NSW, 3.10.98-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 1.7.1963

Hull, Kay Elizabeth
Member for: Riverina, NSW, 3.10.98-
Party: National Party of Australia
Born: 3.2.1954

Irwin, Julia Claire
Member for: Fowler, NSW, 3.10.98-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 8.11.1951

Kelly, De-Anne Margaret
Member for: Dawson, Qld, 2.3.96-
Party: National Party of Australia
Born: 21.3.1954

Kelly, Jacqueline Marie
Member for: Lindsay, NSW, 2.3.96 - Disqualified 11.9.96, 19.10.96 (By-election)-
Party: Liberal Party of Australia
Born: 18.2.1964

King, Catherine
Member for: Ballarat, Vic, 10.11.01
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 2.6.1966

Lawrence, Carmen Mary
Member for: Fremantle, WA, 12.3.94 (By-election)-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 2.3.1948

Ley, Sussan
Member for: Farrer, NSW, 10.11.01
Party: Liberal Party of Australia
Born: 14.12.1961

Livermore, Kirsten Fiona
Member for: Capricornia, Qld, 3.10.98-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 10.11.1969

Macklin, Jenny Louise
Member for: Jagajaga, Vic, 2.3.96-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 29.12.1953

Markus, Louise
Member for Greenway, NSW, 9.10.04 -
Party: Liberal Party of Australia
Born: 6.9.1958

May, Margaret Ann
Member for: McPherson, Qld, 3.10.98-
Party: Liberal Party of Australia
Born: 30.6.1950

Mirabella, Sophie
Member for: Indi, Vic, 10.11.01
Party: LIberal Party of Australia
Born: 21.10.1968

Moylan, Judith Eleanor
Member for: Pearce, WA, 13.3.93-
Party: Liberal Party of Australia
Born: 24.2.1944

Owens, Julie
Member for: Parramatta, NSW, 9.10.04 -
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 17.10.1958

Plibersek, Tanya Joan
Member for: Sydney, NSW, 3.10.98-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 2.12.1969

Roxon, Nicola Louise
Member for: Gellibrand, Vic, 3.10.98-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 1.4.1967

Stone, Dr Sharman Nancy
Member for: Murray, Vic, 2.3.96-
Party: Liberal Party of Australia
Born: 23.4.1951

Vale, Danna Sue
Member for: Hughes, NSW, 2.3.96-
Party: Liberal Party of Australia
Born: 14.11.1944

Vamvakinou, Maria
Member for: Calwell, Vic, 10.11.01-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 4.1.1959

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