43rd Parliament

2010-08-21 – 2013-09-07

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Party Groupings

  • Australian Labor Party

    29 seats

  • Liberal Party

    26 seats

  • Australian Greens

    9 seats

  • National Party

    4 seats

  • Country Liberal Party

    1 seat

  • DPRES

    1 seat

  • Democratic Labor Party

    1 seat

  • Independent

    1 seat

  • PRES

    1 seat

What’s in this dataset?

As much as we know. Here’s a taste of the information we have so far.

Biographical 100%
Social links 56%
Contact details 25%
Identifiers 100%

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Eric Abetz

Liberal Party — Tasmania

Gender male
Born 1958-01-25
openaustralia 10003
wikidata Q964840
aph N26
nlatrove 537579
freebase /m/02zcrc

Judith Adams

Liberal Party — WA (until 2012-03-31)

Gender female
Born 1943-04-11
Died 2012-03-31
openaustralia 10005
wikidata Q379072
nlatrove 750086

Mark Arbib

Australian Labor Party — NSW (until 2012-03-05)

Gender male
Born 1971-11-09
openaustralia 10704
wikidata Q6766585
freebase /m/03cr4vp

Christopher Back

Liberal Party — WA

Gender male
Born 1950-02-11
openaustralia 10722
wikidata Q5105780
aph J7Q

Guy Barnett

Liberal Party — Tasmania (until 2011-06-30)

Gender male
Born 1962-04-04
openaustralia 10027
wikidata Q5622071
viaf 128373039

Cory Bernardi

Liberal Party — SA

Gender male
Born 1969-11-06
openaustralia 10038
wikidata Q4354299
aph G0D
nlatrove 1471838
quora Cory-Bernardi-1

Catryna Bilyk

Australian Labor Party — Tasmania

Gender female
Born 1959-02-07
openaustralia 10705
wikidata Q5053981
aph HZB
nlatrove 783304

Simon Birmingham

Liberal Party — SA

Gender male
Born 1974-06-14
openaustralia 10044
wikidata Q7518284
aph H6X
nlatrove 1472011
viaf 305131579

Mark Bishop

Australian Labor Party — WA

Gender male
Born 1954-06-29
openaustralia 10048
wikidata Q6766745
aph 2L6
nlatrove 544637

Ron Boswell

National Party — Queensland

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

Sue Boyce

Liberal Party — Queensland

Gender female
Born 1951-03-15
openaustralia 10062
wikidata Q16148043
aph H6V
nlatrove 750084

George Brandis

Liberal Party — Queensland

Gender male
Born 1957-06-22
openaustralia 10067
wikidata Q5537216
aph 008W7
nlatrove 502791
viaf 92126563

Bob Brown

Australian Greens — Tasmania (until 2012-06-15)

Gender male
Born 1944-12-27
openaustralia 10696
wikidata Q24598
freebase /m/01yx5t
viaf 72558568
isni 0000 0000 8152 886X

Carol Brown

Australian Labor Party — Tasmania

Gender female
Born 1963-07-19
openaustralia 10071
wikidata Q5044273
aph F49
nlatrove 750087

David Bushby

Liberal Party — Tasmania

Gender male
Born 1965-07-17
openaustralia 10085
wikidata Q5231953
aph HLL

Doug Cameron

Australian Labor Party — NSW

Gender male
Born 1951-01-27
openaustralia 10706
wikidata Q5300344
aph AI6
freebase /m/03d2n6v

Bob Carr

Australian Labor Party — NSW (from 2012-03-06)

Gender male
Born 1947-09-28
openaustralia 10767
wikidata Q541217
freebase /m/0g53dq
viaf 1979637
isni 0000 0000 7419 4152

Kim Carr

Australian Labor Party — Victoria

Gender male
Born 1955-07-02
openaustralia 10103
wikidata Q1639334
aph AW5
freebase /m/03xnrb
quora Kim-Carr-2

Michaelia Cash

Liberal Party — WA

Gender female
Born 1970-07-19
openaustralia 10707
wikidata Q572783
aph I0M
nlatrove 774060
freebase /m/03qhslw

Richard Colbeck

Liberal Party — Tasmania

Gender male
Born 1958-04-05
openaustralia 10131
wikidata Q7324825
aph 00AOL

Jacinta Collins

Australian Labor Party — Victoria

Gender female
Born 1962-09-04
openaustralia 10135
wikidata Q6110750
aph GB6
nlatrove 537657
freebase /m/03xnvy

Stephen Conroy

Australian Labor Party — Victoria

Gender male
Born 1963-01-18
openaustralia 10142
wikidata Q2344980
aph 3L6
nlatrove 1471888
freebase /m/03xnyc

Helen Coonan

Liberal Party — NSW (until 2011-08-22)

Gender female
Born 1947-10-29
openaustralia 10144
wikidata Q475045
freebase /m/04gqfx

Mathias Cormann

Liberal Party — WA

Gender male
Born 1970-09-20
openaustralia 10148
wikidata Q1813692
aph HDA
freebase /m/02q_wlk

Trish Crossin

Australian Labor Party — NT (until 2013-09-06)

Gender female
Born 1956-03-21
openaustralia 10161
wikidata Q16187030
freebase /m/06mj1j
viaf 92406054

Sam Dastyari

Australian Labor Party — NSW (from 2013-08-21)

Gender male
Born 1983-07-28
openaustralia 10819
wikidata Q16206062
aph 225099
nlatrove 1537756
freebase /m/0wbmmf4

Richard Di Natale

Australian Greens — Victoria (from 2011-07-01)

Gender male
Born 1970-06-06
openaustralia 10755
wikidata Q186010
aph 53369
nlatrove 1537804
freebase /m/0266wf6

Sean Edwards

Liberal Party — SA (from 2011-07-01)

Gender male
Born 1962-01-02
openaustralia 10756
wikidata Q7440972
aph 225307
nlatrove 1537772

Alan Eggleston

Liberal Party — WA

Gender male
Born 1941-12-30
openaustralia 10193
wikidata Q4706579
aph 4L6
nlatrove 643263

Chris Evans

Australian Labor Party — WA (until 2013-04-12)

Gender male
Born 1958-05-14
openaustralia 10204
wikidata Q466583
freebase /m/06mhpx

Don Farrell

Australian Labor Party — SA

Gender male
Born 1954-06-06
openaustralia 10708
wikidata Q5292594
aph I0N

John Faulkner

Australian Labor Party — NSW

Gender male
Born 1954-04-12
openaustralia 10214
wikidata Q466003
aph 5K4
freebase /m/04mw8y
viaf 7051694

David Fawcett

Liberal Party — SA (from 2011-07-01)

Gender male
Born 1963-10-23
openaustralia 10215
wikidata Q5233587
aph DYU

David Feeney

Australian Labor Party — Victoria (until 2013-08-12)

Gender male
Born 1970-03-05
openaustralia 10709
wikidata Q16213376
aph I0O
nlatrove 1471923
freebase /m/0bwtrh

Alan Ferguson

DPRES — SA (until 2011-06-30)

Gender male
Born 1943-09-16
openaustralia 10216
wikidata Q4706609

Steve Fielding

Family First Party — Victoria (until 2011-06-30)

Gender male
Born 1960-10-17
openaustralia 10221
wikidata Q16193580

Concetta Fierravanti-Wells

Liberal Party — NSW

Gender female
Born 1960-05-20
openaustralia 10222
wikidata Q5158602
aph e4t

Mitch Fifield

Liberal Party — Victoria

Gender male
Born 1967-01-16
openaustralia 10224
wikidata Q6880868
aph D2I

Mary Fisher

Liberal Party — SA (until 2012-08-14)

Gender female
Born 1962-12-25
openaustralia 10227
wikidata Q6779926
nlatrove 774088

Michael Forshaw

Australian Labor Party — NSW (until 2011-06-30)

Gender male
Born 1952-01-11
openaustralia 10235
wikidata Q6830370

Mark Furner

Australian Labor Party — Queensland

Gender male
Born 1958-04-11
openaustralia 10710
wikidata Q6767697
aph I0P

Alex Gallacher

Australian Labor Party — SA (from 2011-07-01)

Gender male
Born 1954-01-01
openaustralia 10757
wikidata Q4717023
aph 204953
freebase /m/0crd4gq

Sarah Hanson-Young

Australian Greens — SA

Gender female
Born 1981-12-23
openaustralia 10711
wikidata Q2224379
aph I0U

Bill Heffernan

Liberal Party — NSW

Gender male
Born 1943-03-03
openaustralia 10296
wikidata Q4909373
aph C16
nlatrove 641522
viaf 94985805

John Hogg

PRES — Queensland

Gender male
Born 1949-03-19
openaustralia 10309
wikidata Q6239528
aph 7L6
freebase /m/089dmt

Gary Humphries

Liberal Party — ACT (until 2013-09-06)

Gender male
Born 1958-07-06
openaustralia 10318
wikidata Q1494887
nlatrove 573361
freebase /m/02q4hw

Annette Hurley

Australian Labor Party — SA (until 2011-06-30)

Gender female
Born 1955-03-23
openaustralia 10322
wikidata Q4769080

Steve Hutchins

Australian Labor Party — NSW (until 2011-06-30)

Gender male
Born 1956-04-22
Died 2017-11-24
openaustralia 10323
wikidata Q16187118

David Johnston

Liberal Party — WA

Gender male
Born 1956-02-14
openaustralia 10344
wikidata Q5235713
aph 00AON

Barnaby Joyce

National Party — Queensland (until 2013-08-08)

Gender male
Born 1967-04-17
openaustralia 10350
wikidata Q4861362
aph E5D

Helen Kroger

Liberal Party — Victoria

Gender female
Born 1959-03-11
openaustralia 10712
wikidata Q5702622
aph G1N
nlatrove 751053
freebase /m/0dnkrk

Sue Lines

Australian Labor Party — WA (from 2013-05-15)

Gender female
Born 1953-12-15
openaustralia 10782
wikidata Q16185446
aph 112096
freebase /m/0vpwzlw

Scott Ludlam

Australian Greens — WA

Gender male
Born 1970-01-10
openaustralia 10713
wikidata Q2260949
aph I07
nlatrove 1471504

Joe Ludwig

Australian Labor Party — Queensland

Gender male
Born 1959-07-21
openaustralia 10397
wikidata Q6211016
aph 84N

Kate Lundy

Australian Labor Party — ACT

Gender female
Born 1967-12-15
openaustralia 10398
wikidata Q6375611
aph 7G6
freebase /m/02s62c

Ian Macdonald

Liberal Party — Queensland

Gender male
Born 1945-11-29
openaustralia 10401
wikidata Q5982140
aph YW4
viaf 106600107
isni 0000 0000 7649 6007

John Madigan

Democratic Labor Party — Victoria (from 2011-07-01)

Gender male
Born 1966-07-21
openaustralia 10759
wikidata Q6246365
aph 217571

Gavin Marshall

Australian Labor Party — Victoria

Gender male
Born 1960-03-25
openaustralia 10419
wikidata Q5528211
aph 00AOP

Brett Mason

Liberal Party — Queensland

Gender male
Born 1962-03-15
openaustralia 10423
wikidata Q4962278
aph 84M
nlatrove 948090
viaf 61144648428052965709

Anne McEwen

Australian Labor Party — SA

Gender female
Born 1954-08-03
openaustralia 10433
wikidata Q4768636
aph e5e
nlatrove 757063

Julian McGauran

National Party — Victoria (until 2011-06-30)

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

Bridget McKenzie

National Party — Victoria (from 2011-07-01)

Gender female
Born 1969-12-27
openaustralia 10758
wikidata Q4966734
aph 207825
nlatrove 1476865

Jan McLucas

Australian Labor Party — Queensland

Gender female
Born 1958-03-27
openaustralia 10447
wikidata Q6149491
aph 84L

Christine Milne

Australian Greens — Tasmania

Gender female
Born 1953-05-14
openaustralia 10458
wikidata Q542278
aph ka5
freebase /m/045hs1
viaf 295183539

Nick Minchin

Liberal Party — SA (until 2011-06-30)

Gender male
Born 1953-04-15
openaustralia 10460
wikidata Q3339775
nlatrove 1309675
viaf 94995551
isni 0000 0000 6574 575X

Claire Moore

Australian Labor Party — Queensland

Gender female
Born 1956-02-19
openaustralia 10463
wikidata Q5125267
aph 00AOQ
freebase /m/07_2gf

Fiona Nash

National Party — NSW

Gender female
Born 1965-05-06
openaustralia 10478
wikidata Q5451092
aph e5g
nlatrove 761081
freebase /m/074stx

Kerry O'Brien

Australian Labor Party — Tasmania (until 2011-06-30)

Gender male
Born 1951-07-19
openaustralia 10492
wikidata Q6394611

Stephen Parry

Liberal Party — Tasmania (until 2011-07-03)

DPRES — Tasmania (from 2011-07-04)

Gender male
Born 1960-10-31
openaustralia 10507
wikidata Q7610200
aph e5v

Marise Payne

Liberal Party — NSW

Gender female
Born 1964-07-29
openaustralia 10509
wikidata Q16191011
aph M56
viaf 94994359

Helen Polley

Australian Labor Party — Tasmania

Gender female
Born 1957-02-09
openaustralia 10515
wikidata Q16189453
aph e5x

Louise Pratt

Australian Labor Party — WA

Gender female
Born 1972-04-18
openaustralia 10714
wikidata Q1872184
aph I0T
viaf 305105021

Lee Rhiannon

Australian Greens — NSW (from 2011-07-01)

Gender female
Born 1951-05-30
openaustralia 10760
wikidata Q6514788
aph CPR
nlatrove 544672

Michael Ronaldson

Liberal Party — Victoria

Gender male
Born 1954-02-13
openaustralia 10550
wikidata Q6833958
aph xt4

Anne Ruston

Liberal Party — SA (from 2012-09-05)

Gender female
Born 1963-06-10
openaustralia 10781
wikidata Q4768766
aph 243273
nlatrove 1537762

Scott Ryan

Liberal Party — Victoria

Gender male
Born 1973-05-12
openaustralia 10715
wikidata Q7437180
aph I0Q
nlatrove 1471995

Nigel Scullion

Country Liberal Party — NT

Gender male
Born 1956-05-04
openaustralia 10569
wikidata Q7032631
aph 00AOM

Nick Sherry

Australian Labor Party — Tasmania (until 2012-06-01)

Gender male
Born 1955-11-19
openaustralia 10576
wikidata Q7027920

Rachel Siewert

Australian Greens — WA

Gender female
Born 1961-11-04
openaustralia 10584
wikidata Q2125232
aph e5z
viaf 93778979

Lisa Singh

Australian Labor Party — Tasmania (from 2011-07-01)

Gender female
Born 1972-02-20
openaustralia 10761
wikidata Q16191279
aph M0R

Arthur Sinodinos

Liberal Party — NSW (from 2011-10-31)

Gender male
Born 1957-02-25
openaustralia 10766
wikidata Q4800293
aph bv7
nlatrove 1537761

Dean Smith

Liberal Party — WA (from 2012-05-02)

Gender male
Born 1969-05-15
openaustralia 10768
wikidata Q5246470
aph 241710
nlatrove 1537776

Ursula Stephens

Australian Labor Party — NSW

Gender female
Born 1954-07-07
openaustralia 10609
wikidata Q7901281
aph 00AOS

Glenn Sterle

Australian Labor Party — WA

Gender male
Born 1960-01-03
openaustralia 10610
wikidata Q5569124
aph e68
nlatrove 1471837
freebase /m/09606w

Matt Thistlethwaite

Australian Labor Party — NSW (2011-07-01 to 2013-08-09)

Gender male
Born 1972-09-06
openaustralia 10762
wikidata Q6789423
aph 182468
freebase /m/0dddv8_

Lin Thorp

Australian Labor Party — Tasmania (from 2012-06-20)

Gender female
Born 1953-11-04
openaustralia 10769
wikidata Q6550105
aph 183342
nlatrove 1472720
viaf 160558880

Mehmet Tillem

Australian Labor Party — Victoria (from 2013-08-21)

Gender male
Born 1974-09-10
openaustralia 10821
wikidata Q16215128
aph 249499
nlatrove 1537812

Judith Troeth

Liberal Party — Victoria (until 2011-06-30)

Gender female
Born 1940-08-03
openaustralia 10639
wikidata Q6303716
viaf 311118998

Russell Trood

Liberal Party — Queensland (until 2011-06-30)

Gender male
Born 1948-12-05
Died 2017-01-09
openaustralia 10640
wikidata Q7381834
nlatrove 557220
viaf 67913687
isni 0000 0000 6367 7386

Anne Urquhart

Australian Labor Party — Tasmania (from 2011-07-01)

Gender female
Born 1957-10-18
openaustralia 10763
wikidata Q4768857
aph 231199
nlatrove 1476828
freebase /m/0czb0hx

Larissa Waters

Australian Greens — Queensland (from 2011-07-01)

Gender female
Born 1977-02-09
openaustralia 10764
wikidata Q6489515
aph 192970
nlatrove 1476823
freebase /m/027jhc7

Peter Whish-Wilson

Australian Greens — Tasmania (from 2012-06-20)

Gender male
Born 1968-02-24
openaustralia 10780
wikidata Q7177677
aph 195565
nlatrove 1521152

John Williams

National Party — NSW

Gender male
Born 1955-01-16
openaustralia 10716
wikidata Q6264317
aph I0V
nlatrove 1471988
viaf 52924482

Penny Wong

Australian Labor Party — SA

Gender female
Born 1968-11-05
openaustralia 10678
wikidata Q456759
aph 00AOU
nlatrove 484408
freebase /m/03tfhc

Dana Wortley

Australian Labor Party — SA (until 2011-06-30)

Gender female
Born 1959
openaustralia 10686
wikidata Q5214871
freebase /m/07z64h

Penny Wright

Australian Greens — SA (from 2011-07-01)

Gender female
Born 1961-01-19
openaustralia 10765
wikidata Q7164452
aph 200287

Nick Xenophon

Independent — SA

Gender male
Born 1959-01-29
openaustralia 10717
wikidata Q7028174
aph 8IV
nlatrove 1460623
viaf 120127069

Ruby programmer? It’s easy to use this data in your own app! Use the gem like this:

require 'everypolitician'
country = Everypolitician::Index.new.country('Australia')
house = country.legislature('Senate')
house.popolo.terms.find_by(id: 'term/43').memberships.each do |membership|
  puts "#{membership.person.name} (#{membership.party.name}): #{membership.person.gender}"
end

Libraries also available in Python and PHP.

Main Sources: http://data.openaustralia.org/, http://wikidata.org/, http://gender-balance.org/, https://twitter.com/AuSenate/lists/senators

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