35th Parliament

1987-07-11 – 1990-03-24

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Party Groupings

  • Australian Labor Party

    29 seats

  • Liberal Party

    25 seats

  • Australian Democrats

    5 seats

  • Independent

    5 seats

  • National Party

    4 seats

  • Australian Greens

    1 seat

  • Country Liberal Party

    1 seat

  • Independent Liberal

    1 seat

  • National Country Party

    1 seat

  • PRES

    1 seat

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Richard Alston

Liberal Party — Victoria

Gender male
Born 1941-12-19
openaustralia 10010
wikidata Q7323712
viaf 91370208
isni 0000 0000 8277 0316
lcauth nb2010025106

Brian Archer

Liberal Party — Tasmania

Gender male
Born 1929-08-21
Died 2013-03-10
openaustralia 10017
wikidata Q4962990

Terrence Aulich

Australian Labor Party — Tasmania

Gender male
Born 1945-10-05
openaustralia 10020
wikidata Q7704068
viaf 43094367
isni 0000 0000 6329 6591

Michael Baume

Liberal Party — NSW

Gender male
Born 1930-07-06
openaustralia 10031
wikidata Q6828506
viaf 94857733

Peter Baume

Liberal Party — NSW

Gender male
Born 1935-01-30
openaustralia 10032
wikidata Q7172714
viaf 106239469
isni 0000 0000 7901 0471

Michael Beahan

Australian Labor Party — WA

Gender male
Born 1937-01-21
openaustralia 10033
wikidata Q6828513

Robert Bell

Australian Democrats — Tasmania (from 1990-03-07)

Gender male
Born 1950-07-22
Died 2001-09-05
openaustralia 10037
wikidata Q7341998
nlatrove 1471493

Bronwyn Bishop

Liberal Party — NSW

Gender female
Born 1942-10-19
openaustralia 10046
wikidata Q4974135
viaf 69741847
isni 0000 0001 1493 2181
lcauth n95083353

Florence Bjelke-Petersen

National Party — Queensland

Gender female
Born 1920-08-11
Died 2017-12-20
openaustralia 10050
wikidata Q5460569
viaf 94143601

John Black

Australian Labor Party — Queensland

Gender male
Born 1952-01-26
openaustralia 10051
wikidata Q15452349
viaf 93976394

Nick Bolkus

Australian Labor Party — SA

Gender male
Born 1950-07-17
openaustralia 10055
wikidata Q7026792
viaf 93051434

Ron Boswell

National Party — Queensland

Gender male
Born 1940-12-09
openaustralia 10057
wikidata Q7363550
freebase /m/035kfb
aph YE4

David Brownhill

National Party — NSW

Gender male
Born 1935-11-16
openaustralia 10075
wikidata Q5231827

Bryant Burns

Australian Labor Party — Queensland

Gender male
Born 1929-03-24
openaustralia 10082
wikidata Q16091146
freebase /m/04zznsd

John Button

Australian Labor Party — Victoria

Gender male
Born 1933-06-30
Died 2008-04-08
openaustralia 10087
wikidata Q1699474
viaf 59895189
isni 0000 0000 6319 4683
lcauth n94039090

Paul Calvert

Liberal Party — Tasmania

Gender male
Born 1940-01-19
openaustralia 10091
wikidata Q7149687
viaf 92789519

Frederick Chaney

Liberal Party — WA (until 1990-02-27)

Gender male
Born 1941-10-28
openaustralia 10112
wikidata Q15462333
viaf 94479641
isni 0000 0000 6452 5501
snac w6rk2dr3

Grant Chapman

Liberal Party — SA

Gender male
Born 1949-04-27
openaustralia 10113
wikidata Q5596136
viaf 92704787

Bruce Childs

Australian Labor Party — NSW

Gender male
Born 1934-08-23
openaustralia 10119
wikidata Q4977265
viaf 93690146
nlatrove 579699
freebase /m/04yb3_7

John Coates

Australian Labor Party — Tasmania

Gender male
Born 1944-03-23
openaustralia 10126
wikidata Q6226433
viaf 94097028

Robert Collins

Australian Labor Party — NT

Gender male
Born 1946-02-08
Died 2007-09-20
openaustralia 10137
wikidata Q3641283
viaf 92866947
snac w67m0mjt

Malcolm Colston

Independent — Queensland

Gender male
Born 1938-04-05
Died 2003-08-23
openaustralia 10138
wikidata Q15506241
viaf 93492075
isni 0000 0000 6559 1578

Peter Cook

Australian Labor Party — WA

Gender male
Born 1943-11-08
Died 2005-12-03
openaustralia 10143
wikidata Q2074410
viaf 60732369
isni 0000 0000 5181 5331
lcauth n92001484

Bernard Cooney

Australian Labor Party — Victoria

Gender male
Born 1934-07-11
openaustralia 10145
wikidata Q4861711
viaf 92342778

John Coulter

Australian Democrats — SA

Gender male
Born 1930-12-03
openaustralia 10151
wikidata Q6227293

Noel Crichton-Browne

Independent Liberal — WA

Gender male
Born 1944-02-02
openaustralia 10159
wikidata Q7046901

Rosemary Crowley

Australian Labor Party — SA

Gender female
Born 1938-07-30
openaustralia 10162
wikidata Q7368342
viaf 93229961

John Devereux

Independent — Tasmania

Gender male
Born 1946-02-08
openaustralia 10173
wikidata Q16107277

Arthur Devlin

Australian Labor Party — Tasmania

Gender male
Born 1926-03-17
Died 1995-05-17
openaustralia 10174
wikidata Q7297395

Patricia Dunn

Independent — NSW (from 1988-07-21)

Gender female
Born 1948-03-17
openaustralia 10186
wikidata Q6069791
viaf 65371878
isni 0000 0000 6354 3150
lcauth n82251014

Peter Durack

Liberal Party — WA

Gender male
Born 1926-10-20
Died 2008-07-13
openaustralia 10187
wikidata Q7173773
viaf 78026276
isni 0000 0000 6769 5434
nlatrove 615775

Gareth Evans

Australian Labor Party — Victoria

Gender male
Born 1944-09-05
openaustralia 10205
wikidata Q381902
viaf 109000124
isni 0000 0001 0932 4034
lcauth n78006888

John Faulkner

Australian Labor Party — NSW (from 1989-04-04)

Gender male
Born 1954-04-12
openaustralia 10214
wikidata Q466003
viaf 7051694
isni 0000 0000 5362 4328
lcauth no2002004179

Dominic Foreman

Australian Labor Party — SA

Gender male
Born 1933-08-06
openaustralia 10233
wikidata Q5290528
freebase /m/04zvw2c

Arthur Gietzelt

Australian Labor Party — NSW (until 1989-02-27)

Gender male
Born 1920-12-28
Died 2014-01-05
openaustralia 10254
wikidata Q4798812
viaf 91408918
nla 35071061

Patricia Giles

Australian Labor Party — WA

Gender female
Born 1928-11-16
Died 2017-08-09
openaustralia 10256
wikidata Q16090810
viaf 122336576
lcauth n2010037443

Janine Haines

Australian Democrats — SA (until 1990-03-01)

Gender female
Born 1945-05-08
Died 2004-11-20
openaustralia 10273
wikidata Q6154549
viaf 43518718
isni 0000 0000 8448 2115
nlatrove 567533

David Hamer

Liberal Party — Victoria

Gender male
Born 1923-09-05
Died 2002-01-14
openaustralia 10278
wikidata Q5234667
viaf 60804233
isni 0000 0000 7410 3492
nta 189622040

Brian Harradine

Independent — Tasmania

Gender male
Born 1935-01-09
Died 2014-04-14
openaustralia 10282
wikidata Q15516927
viaf 93583994
isni 0000 0000 6559 2730
nlatrove 575760

Robert Hill

Liberal Party — SA

Gender male
Born 1946-09-25
openaustralia 10304
wikidata Q773848
viaf 95023831
isni 0000 0000 7105 9799
lcauth n2009057853

Jean Jenkins

Australian Democrats — WA

Gender female
Born 1938-03-16
openaustralia 10336
wikidata Q6170903

Gerry Jones

Australian Labor Party — Queensland

Gender male
Born 1932-08-16
Died 2017-04-21
openaustralia 10349
wikidata Q5552820

Susan Knowles

Liberal Party — WA

Gender female
Born 1951-04-10
openaustralia 10374
wikidata Q7648077

Austin Lewis

Liberal Party — Victoria

Gender male
Born 1932-12-05
openaustralia 10386
wikidata Q4823172

David Macgibbon

Liberal Party — Queensland

Gender male
Born 1934-05-13
openaustralia 10404
wikidata Q5236984

Michael Macklin

Australian Democrats — Queensland

Gender male
Born 1943-02-25
openaustralia 10410
wikidata Q6832422
viaf 93069708
isni 0000 0000 6477 6052

Graham Maguire

Australian Labor Party — SA

Gender male
Born 1945-04-21
openaustralia 10412
wikidata Q5593047

Julian McGauran

National Party — Victoria

Gender male
Born 1957-03-05
openaustralia 10435
wikidata Q6307377

Jim McKiernan

Australian Labor Party — WA

Gender male
Born 1944-10-11
Died 2018-08-10
openaustralia 10440
wikidata Q6196875
viaf 93638159

Paul McLean

Australian Democrats — NSW

Gender male
Born 1937-03-13
openaustralia 10443
wikidata Q7152401
viaf 94141834
isni 0000 0000 7905 8088
gnd 171175883

Bob McMullan

Australian Labor Party — ACT (from 1988-02-16)

Gender male
Born 1947-12-10
openaustralia 10450
wikidata Q4933373
viaf 92358472

Anthony Messner

Liberal Party — SA

Gender male
Born 1939-09-24
openaustralia 10454
wikidata Q7822968

John Morris

Australian Labor Party — NSW

Gender male
Born 1936-06-12
Died 2013-02-08
openaustralia 10466
wikidata Q6249470
viaf 96694219
isni 0000 0000 7894 3237
olid OL1541617A

Jocelyn Newman

Liberal Party — Tasmania

Gender female
Born 1937-07-08
Died 2018-04-01
openaustralia 10488
wikidata Q6207164

John Panizza

Liberal Party — WA

Gender male
Born 1931-03-24
Died 1997-01-31
openaustralia 10504
wikidata Q6251843

Warwick Parer

Liberal Party — Queensland

Gender male
Born 1936-04-06
Died 2014-03-14
openaustralia 10505
wikidata Q6035315

Kay Patterson

Liberal Party — Victoria

Gender female
Born 1944-11-21
openaustralia 10508
wikidata Q1737400
viaf 305308153
freebase /m/03sjfq

Janet Powell

Independent — Victoria

Gender female
Born 1942-09-29
Died 2013-09-30
openaustralia 10517
wikidata Q6153558
viaf 93752702

Christopher Puplick

Liberal Party — NSW

Gender male
Born 1948-05-13
openaustralia 10523
wikidata Q5107814
viaf 18528385
isni 0000 0000 6712 6389
lcauth n80111621

Robert Ray

Australian Labor Party — Victoria

Gender male
Born 1947-04-08
openaustralia 10531
wikidata Q7349176
viaf 17303090
isni 0000 0003 7429 5713
sudoc 032789645

Margaret Reid

Liberal Party — ACT

Gender female
Born 1935-05-28
openaustralia 10534
wikidata Q6759831
viaf 92658856
nlatrove 530993
nla 35524071

Margaret Reynolds

Australian Labor Party — Queensland

Gender female
Born 1941-07-19
openaustralia 10537
wikidata Q6759833
viaf 64758632
isni 0000 0000 6392 3786
lcauth n96093023

Graham Richardson

Australian Labor Party — NSW

Gender male
Born 1949-09-27
openaustralia 10538
wikidata Q5593180
viaf 73103179
isni 0000 0000 6393 5998
lcauth n95061041

Susan Ryan

Australian Labor Party — ACT (until 1988-01-29)

Gender female
Born 1942-10-10
openaustralia 10554
wikidata Q7648344
viaf 16002408
isni 0000 0000 6327 2805
lcauth n00040988

Norman Sanders

Australian Democrats — Tasmania (until 1990-03-01)

Gender male
Born 1932-10-15
openaustralia 10557
wikidata Q7051574
viaf 62909487
isni 0000 0000 6735 1711
freebase /m/0kr_m7

Chris Schacht

Australian Labor Party — SA

Gender male
Born 1946-12-06
openaustralia 10561
wikidata Q5107992
viaf 94133899

Glenister Sheil

National Country Party — Queensland

Gender male
Born 1929-10-21
Died 2008-09-29
openaustralia 10575
wikidata Q5568032

Jim Short

Liberal Party — Victoria

Gender male
Born 1936-12-07
openaustralia 10578
wikidata Q6198096

Kerry Sibraa

Australian Labor Party — NSW (until 1987-09-14)

PRES — NSW (from 1987-09-14)

Gender male
Born 1937-10-12
openaustralia 10581
wikidata Q6394660
viaf 93131962
nlatrove 556845
nla 35695623

John Stone

National Party — Queensland (until 1990-03-01)

Gender male
Born 1929-01-31
openaustralia 10611
wikidata Q6259287
viaf 60486828
isni 0000 0000 2347 2423

Grant Tambling

Country Liberal Party — NT

Gender male
Born 1943-06-20
openaustralia 10620
wikidata Q5596486
viaf 91901262
isni 0000 0000 6563 6588
snac w6wt03mg

Michael Tate

Australian Labor Party — Tasmania

Gender male
Born 1945-07-06
openaustralia 10622
wikidata Q13522531

Baden Teague

Liberal Party — SA

Gender male
Born 1944-09-18
openaustralia 10625
wikidata Q4840767
viaf 91898862
isni 0000 0000 6556 8140
nlatrove 882278

Josephine Vallentine

Australian Greens — WA

Gender female
Born 1946-05-30
openaustralia 10648
wikidata Q15501809
viaf 16795842
isni 0000 0000 6776 070X
lcauth no93005263

Amanda Vanstone

Liberal Party — SA

Gender female
Born 1952-12-07
openaustralia 10650
wikidata Q454233
viaf 93251661
isni 0000 0004 3484 3794
nla 35738546

Peter Walsh

Australian Labor Party — WA

Gender male
Born 1935-03-11
Died 2015-04-10
openaustralia 10657
wikidata Q7177577
viaf 94476597
isni 0000 0000 8167 1316
lcauth n95051427

Mary Walters

Liberal Party — Tasmania

Gender female
Born 1925-08-31
Died 2017-06-18
openaustralia 10658
wikidata Q7498881
viaf 94638217
nlatrove 626095

John Watson

Liberal Party — Tasmania

Gender male
Born 1937-01-21
openaustralia 10661
wikidata Q6263210
viaf 91846792
isni 0000 0000 7268 3278

William Wood

Nuclear Disarmament Party — NSW (until 1988-05-12)

Gender male
Born 1949-11-13
openaustralia 10680
wikidata Q7351217
viaf 6277394
isni 0000 0000 6721 6528

Alice Zakharov

Australian Labor Party — Victoria

Gender female
Born 1929-03-19
Died 1995-03-06
openaustralia 10693
wikidata Q7087226
viaf 93394355

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require 'everypolitician'
country = Everypolitician::Index.new.country('Australia')
house = country.legislature('Senate')
house.popolo.terms.find_by(id: 'term/35').memberships.each do |membership|
  puts "#{membership.person.name} (#{membership.party.name}): #{membership.person.gender}"
end

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