Women in the 42nd Parliament

Women Senators in Parliament

Women Members of the House of Representatives in Parliament

Women in Previous Parliaments 41st | 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

Bilyk, Catryna Louise
Senator for: Tasmania, 1.7.08-
Party: Australian Labor Party
Born: 7.2.1959

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

Cash, Michaelia Clare

Senator for: Western Australia, 1.7.08-

Party: Liberal Party of Australia

Born: 19.7.1970

Collins, Jacinta Mary Ann

Senator for: Victoria, *3.5.95-30.6.2005; *8.5.08-

Party: Australian Labor Party

Born: 4.9.1962

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

Hanson-Young, Sarah Coral

Senator for: South Australia, 1.7.08-

Party: Australian Greens

Born: 23.12.1981

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

Kroger, Helen

Senator for: Victoria, 1.7.08-

Party: Liberal Party of Australia

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

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

Pratt, Louise Clare

Senator for: Western Australia, 1.7.08-

Party: Australian Labor Party

Born: 18.4.1972

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

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

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 41 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 Leah
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

Campbell, Jodie Louise

Member for: Bass, Tas, 24.11.07-

Party: Australian Labor Party

Born:

Collins, Julie Maree

Member for: Franklin, Tas, 24.11.07-

Party: Australian Labor Party

Born: 3.7.1971

D'Ath, Yvette Maree

Member for: Petrie, Qld, 24.11.07-

Party: Australian Labor Party

Born:

Elliot, Maria 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, Katherine Margaret
Member for: Adelaide, SA, 9.10.04-
Party: Australian Labor Party

Born: 22.9.1977

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 Joy
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

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

Jackson, Sharryn Maree

Member for: Hasluck, WA, 10.11.01-Defeated 9.10.04; 24.11.07-

Party: Australian Labor Party

Born: 12.2.1962

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

Ley, Sussan Penelope
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

Marino, Nola Bethwyn

Member for: Forrest, WA, 24.11.07-

Party: Liberal Party of Australia

Born: 18.2.1954

Markus, Louise Elizabeth
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

McKew, Maxine Margaret

Member for: Bennelong, NSW, 24.11.07-

Party: Australian Labor Party

Born: 22.7.1953

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

Neal, Belinda Jane

Senator for: New South Wales, 8.3.94-resigned 3.9.98

Member for: Robertson, NSW, 24.11.07-

Party: Australian Labor Party

Born: 10.1.1963

O'Dwyer, Kelly Megan
Member for: Higgins, Vic, 5.12.09 (By-election)-
Party: Liberal Party of Australia
Born: 31.3.1977

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

Parke, Melissa

Member for: Fremantle, WA, 24.11.07-

Party: Australian Labor Party

Born: 11.8.1966

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

Rea, Kerry Marie

Member for: Bonner, Qld, 24.11.07-

Party: Australian Labor Party

Born: 16.4.1963

Rishworth, Amanda Louise

Member for: Kingston, SA, 24.11.07-

Party: Australian Labor Party

Born: 10.7.1978

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

Saffin, Janelle Anne

Member for: Page, NSW, 24.11.07-

Party: Australian Labor Party

Born: 1.11.1954

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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