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Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia.
Aden Derek Ridgeway (born 18 September 1962), Australian politician, was a member of the Australian Senate for New South Wales, from 1999 to 2005, representing the Australian Democrats.
Alexander John Gosse Downer AC (born 9 September 1951) is a former Australian politician and diplomat who was leader of the Liberal Party from 1994 to 1995, Minister for Foreign Affairs from 1996 to 2007, and High Commissioner to the United Kingdom from 2014 to 2018.
Andrew John Julian Bartlett (born 4 August 1964) is an Australian academic, social campaigner, and politician.
Andrew James Marshall Murray (born 29 January 1947) is an Australian politician.
Arthur Chesterfield-Evans (born 16 June 1950) is an Australian medical practitioner, politician and peace activist who served as a member of the Legislative Council of New South Wales from 1998 to 2007.
The Australia Party was a minor political party established initially in 1966 as the Liberal Reform Group.
The Australian Capital Territory (ACT; known as the Federal Capital Territory until 1938) is Australia's federal district, located in the south-east of the country and enclaved within the state of New South Wales.
The Australian Capital Territory House of Assembly was the main elected representative body of the Australian Capital Territory between 1975 and 1986, when preparations began to be made for the granting of self-government to the Territory.
The Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly (formally the Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory) is the unicameral legislature of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).
The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) is the federal independent agency in charge of organising, conducting and supervising federal elections and referendums.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 25 October 1969.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 18 May 1974.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 13 December 1975.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 10 December 1977.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 18 October 1980.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 5 March 1983.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 1 December 1984.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 11 July 1987, following the granting of a double dissolution on 5 June by the Governor-General Sir Ninian Stephen.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 24 March 1990.
The 1993 Australian federal election was held to determine the members of the 37th Parliament of Australia.
The 1996 Australian federal election was held to determine the members of the 38th Parliament of Australia.
The 1998 Australian federal election was held to determine the members of the 39th Parliament of Australia.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 10 November 2001.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 9 October 2004.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 24 November 2007.
A federal election was held on Saturday, 21 August 2010 for members of the 43rd Parliament of Australia.
A federal election to determine the members of the 44th Parliament of Australia took place on 7 September 2013.
The Australian Greens (commonly known as The Greens) is a green political party in Australia.
The Australian House of Representatives is one of the two Houses (chambers) of the Parliament of Australia.
The Australian Labor Party (ALP, also Labor, was Labour before 1912) is a political party in Australia.
The Australian Progressive Alliance (APA) was a minor "small-l-liberal" party in Australia, formed by Meg Lees, an independent senator and former leader of the Australian Democrats, in April 2003.
The Australian Senate is the upper house of the bicameral Parliament of Australia, the lower house being the House of Representatives.
In parliamentary politics, the term balance of power may describe a parliamentary situation in which a member or a number of members of chamber are in a position by their uncommitted vote to enable a party to attain and remain in minority government, and the term may also be applied to the members who hold that position.
Brian Andrew Greig OAM (born 22 February 1966), Australian politician, was an Australian Democrats member of the Australian Senate from 1999 to 2005, representing the state of Western Australia.
Richard William Brian Harradine (9 January 1935 – 14 April 2014) was an Australian politician who served as an independent member of the Australian Senate, from 1975 to 2005, representing the state of Tasmania.
This is a list of candidates of the 2014 South Australian state election.
A central business district (CBD) is the commercial and business centre of a city.
Centre Alliance is a centrist Australian political party primarily active in the state of South Australia.
In politics, centrism—the centre (British English/Canadian English/Australian English) or the center (American English/Philippine English)—is a political outlook or specific position that involves acceptance or support of a balance of a degree of social equality and a degree of social hierarchy, while opposing political changes which would result in a significant shift of society either strongly to the left or the right.
Cheryl Zena Kernot (née Paton, formerly Young; born 5 December 1948) is an Australian politician, academic, and political activist.
Colin Victor James Mason (born 28 October 1926) is a New Zealand-born Australian journalist, author and former politician.
David Bernard Vigor (26 June 1939 – 9 April 1998) was a member of the Australian Senate, representing the Australian Democrats and the Unite Australia Party.
David Nicholas Winderlich (born 18 January 1964), is an Australian teacher, public servant and politician who in February 2009 was the Australian Democrats nominee to fill a South Australian Legislative Council casual vacancy in a joint sitting of the Parliament of South Australia following the January 2009 parliamentary resignation of the incumbent Democrats member Sandra Kanck.
Dean Jaensch (born 1936) is an Australian political scientist and a retired Professor of Political and International Studies at The Flinders University of South Australia.
The Democratic Socialist Perspective (DSP) was an Australian Marxist political group, which operated as the largest component of a broad-left socialist formation, the Socialist Alliance.
Direct democracy or pure democracy is a form of democracy in which people decide on policy initiatives directly.
The Division of Kingston is an Australian Electoral Division in South Australia covering the outer southern suburbs of Adelaide.
The Division of Mayo is an Australian electoral division located to the east and south of Adelaide, South Australia.
Donald Leslie Chipp, AO (21 August 192528 August 2006) was an Australian politician who was the first leader of the Australian Democrats.
A double dissolution is a procedure permitted under the Australian Constitution to resolve deadlocks in the bicameral Parliament of Australia between the House of Representatives (lower house) and the Senate (upper house).
The Droop quota is the quota most commonly used in elections held under the single transferable vote (STV) system.
Economic interventionism (sometimes state interventionism) is an economic policy perspective favoring government intervention in the market process to correct the market failures and promote the general welfare of the people.
Economic rationalism is an Australian term often used in the discussion of macroeconomic policy, applicable to the economic policy of many governments around the world, in particular during the 1980s and 1990s.
Mitcham was an electoral district of the House of Assembly in the Australian state of South Australia from 1938 to 1993.
Waite is a single-member electoral district for the South Australian House of Assembly.
Elisabeth Wilma Kirkby (born 26 January 1921), alternatively Elizabeth Kirkby, is a retired English Australian politician, theatre and television actress, radio broadcaster, writer, public affairs commentator, producer, director and grazier.
Environmental protection is a practice of protecting the natural environment on individual, organization controlled or governmental levels, for the benefit of both the environment and humans.
Environmentalism or environmental rights is a broad philosophy, ideology, and social movement regarding concerns for environmental protection and improvement of the health of the environment, particularly as the measure for this health seeks to incorporate the impact of changes to the environment on humans, animals, plants and non-living matter.
Gareth John Evans AC, QC (born 5 September 1944), is an Australian international policymaker and former politician.
The goods and services tax (GST) in Australia is a value added tax of 10% on most goods and services sales, with some exemptions (such as for certain food, healthcare and housing items) and concessions (including qualifying long term accommodation which is taxed at an effective rate of 5.5%).
Gordon John Walsh (30 December 1932 – 14 June 2000) was an Australian politician.
Green politics (also known as ecopolitics) is a political ideology that aims to create an ecologically sustainable society rooted in environmentalism, nonviolence, social justice and grassroots democracy.
The Gulf War (2 August 199028 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August 199017 January 1991) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January 199128 February 1991) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.
The Hawke Government was the federal executive government of Australia led by Prime Minister Bob Hawke of the Australian Labor Party from 1983 to 1991.
Heather Southcott (15 November 1928 – 21 November 2014) was an Australian politician, representing the South Australian House of Assembly seat of Mitcham (now Waite) for the Australian Democrats.
Helen Margaret Hodgson, née Applin (born 19 August 1961) is a former Western Australian state politician of the Australian Democrats party.
A hierarchy (from the Greek hierarchia, "rule of a high priest", from hierarkhes, "leader of sacred rites") is an arrangement of items (objects, names, values, categories, etc.) in which the items are represented as being "above", "below", or "at the same level as" one another A hierarchy can link entities either directly or indirectly, and either vertically or diagonally.
The Howard Government refers to the federal executive government of Australia led by Prime Minister John Howard between 11 March 1996 and 3 December 2007.
Human rights are moral principles or normsJames Nickel, with assistance from Thomas Pogge, M.B.E. Smith, and Leif Wenar, December 13, 2013, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy,, Retrieved August 14, 2014 that describe certain standards of human behaviour and are regularly protected as natural and legal rights in municipal and international law.
Ian Gilfillan (born 7 June 1932) is a former Australian politician.
An independent or nonpartisan politician is an individual politician not affiliated with any political party.
Indigenous Australians are the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of Australia, descended from groups that existed in Australia and surrounding islands prior to British colonisation.
In political science, an initiative (also known as a popular or citizens' initiative) is a means by which a petition signed by a certain minimum number of registered voters can force a public vote (referendum, sometimes called a plebiscite).
John Gordon "Jack" Evans (28 November 1928 – 2 October 2009) was an Australian businessman and politician who served as an Australian Democrats senator for Western Australia from 1983 to June 1985.
Janet Frances Powell AM (née McDonald, 29 September 194230 September 2013) was an Australian politician.
Janine Winton Haines, AM (née Carter, 8 May 1945 – 20 November 2004) was an Australian politician who was a Senator for South Australia from 1977 to 1978 and again from 1981 to 1990.
Jean Alice Jenkins (born 16 March 1938) is an Australian educator in languages and served as an Australian Democrats senator for Western Australia from 1987 to 1990.
Jeannie Margaret Ferris (née Whitlow; 14 March 1941 – 2 April 2007) was an Australian politician, lobbyist, journalist, and Liberal Senator for South Australia.
John Clifford Cherry (born 22 May 1965) was an Australian Democrats senator from 2001 to 2005, representing the state of Queensland and the Queensland Democrats.
Dr John Richard Coulter (born 3 December 1930) is an Australian medical researcher and former politician.
Sir John Grey Gorton (9 September 1911 – 19 May 2002) was the 19th Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1968 to 1971.
John Winston Howard, (born 26 July 1939) is a former Australian politician who served as the 25th Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1996 to 2007.
John Lewis Schumann (born 18 May 1953) is an Australian singer, songwriter and guitarist from Adelaide.
John Royston Siddons (5 October 1927 – 22 September 2016) was an Australian politician.
John Woodley (born Brisbane, Queensland, 9 February 1938) is a Christian Minister of religion and was a Senator representing the state of Queensland, Australia, in the Australian Senate.
Karin Nicole Sowada (born 1 November 1961) is an Australian archaeologist and former politician.
Kathryn Joy Reynolds (born 1962) is a former Australian politician.
The Keating Government was the federal executive government of Australia led by Prime Minister Paul Keating of the Australian Labor Party from 1991 to 1996.
Kenneth Lancelot Milne CBE (16 August 1915 – 27 December 1995), generally known as Lance Milne, was an Australian Democrats member of the South Australian Legislative Council from 1979 to 1985.
Liberal democracy is a liberal political ideology and a form of government in which representative democracy operates under the principles of classical liberalism.
The Liberal Movement (LM) was a South Australian political party in the 1970s.
The Liberal Party of Australia is a major centre-right political party in Australia, one of the two major parties in Australian politics, along with the centre-left Australian Labor Party (ALP).
This article gives information on liberalism worldwide.
Liberalism in Australia dates back to the earliest pioneers of the area, and has maintained a strong foothold to this day.
There are eight capital cities in Australia, each of which functions as the seat of government for the state or territory in which it is located.
Lynette Fay Allison (born 21 October 1946) is an Australian politician.
Malcolm Arthur Colston (5 April 1938 – 23 August 2003) was an Australian politician who served as a Senator for Queensland from 1975 to 1999.
Malcolm Bligh Turnbull (born 24 October 1954) is an Australian politician serving as the 29th and current Prime Minister of Australia and Leader of the Liberal Party since 2015.
Sir Marcus Laurence Elwin "Mark" Oliphant (8 October 1901 – 14 July 2000) was an Australian physicist and humanitarian who played an important role in the first experimental demonstration of nuclear fusion and also the development of nuclear weapons.
3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), commonly known as ecstasy (E), is a psychoactive drug used primarily as a recreational drug.
Meg Heather Lees (née Francis, born 19 October 1948) was a member of the Australian Senate from 1990 to 2005, representing the state of South Australia.
Michael John Macklin (born 25 February 1943 in London) is an English-born former Australian Franciscan friar, educator and fundraiser who was an Australian Democrats senator for Queensland (1981–1990).
The middle class is a class of people in the middle of a social hierarchy.
Michael John Elliott (born 29 August 1952) is a former Australian politician.
A minor party is a political party that plays a smaller (in some cases much smaller, even insignificant in comparison) role than a major party in a country's politics and elections.
A by-election was held for the South Australian House of Assembly seat of Mitcham on 8 May 1982.
Natasha Jessica Stott Despoja AM (born 9 September 1969) is Australia's former Ambassador for Women and Girls.
Neo-Keynesian economics is a school of macroeconomic thought that was developed in the post-war period from the writings of John Maynard Keynes.
Neoliberalism or neo-liberalism refers primarily to the 20th-century resurgence of 19th-century ideas associated with laissez-faire economic liberalism.
The New Liberal Movement (New LM) was a South Australian political party that had parliamentary representation during the mid-1970s.
The New South Wales Legislative Council, or upper house, is one of the two chambers of the parliament of the Australian state of New South Wales.
A news leak is the unsanctioned release of confidential information to news media.
Norman John Patrick "Norm" Kelly (born 6 January 1959) is a former Australian politician.
Norman Karl Sanders (born 15 October 1932) is an Australian former politician, representing the Australian Democrats in the Tasmanian House of Assembly from 1980 to 1982 and the Australian Senate from 1985 to 1990.
The Northern Territory (abbreviated as NT) is a federal Australian territory in the central and central northern regions of Australia.
An ombudsman, ombud, or public advocate is an official who is charged with representing the interests of the public by investigating and addressing complaints of maladministration or a violation of rights.
OpenAthens is an identity and access management service, supplied by Eduserv, a British not-for-profit information technology services company.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
Pacifism is opposition to war, militarism, or violence.
The Parliament of Australia (officially the Federal Parliament; also known as the Commonwealth Parliament or just Parliament) is the legislative branch of the government of Australia.
Parliamentary Affairs is a British peer-reviewed quarterly academic journal.
Participatory democracy emphasizes the broad participation of constituents in the direction and operation of political systems.
Paul Alexander McLean (born 13 March 1937) is an Australian advocate of banking reform and former Australian Democrats senator for New South Wales (1987–1991).
The Perth Town Hall, situated on the corner of Hay and Barrack streets in Perth, Western Australia, is the only town hall built by convicts in Australia.
Proportional representation (PR) characterizes electoral systems by which divisions into an electorate are reflected proportionately into the elected body.
Psephos: Adam Carr's Electoral Archive is an online archive of election statistics, and claims to be the world's largest online resource of such information.
Queensland (abbreviated as Qld) is the second-largest and third-most populous state in the Commonwealth of Australia.
Ranked voting describes certain voting systems in which voters rank outcomes in a hierarchy on the ordinal scale (ordinal voting systems).
In economics, a recession is a business cycle contraction which results in a general slowdown in economic activity.
Richard Stanley Leigh Jones (born 16 February 1940) was a member of the New South Wales Legislative Council from 13 March 1988 to 28 February 2003.
Robert John Bell (22 July 1950 – 5 September 2001) was an Australian politician.
Robin Rhodes Millhouse, QC (9 December 1929 – 28 April 2017) was, at various times, the 39th Attorney-General of South Australia, the first Australian Democrats parliamentarian, and the Chief Justice of both Kiribati and Nauru and a judge of the High Court of Tuvalu.
Roslyn Dundas (born 28 July 1978) is a former Australian politician.
Sandra Myrtho Kanck (born 20 April 1950) is a South Australian politician.
Siegfried Emil "Sid" Spindler (9 July 19321 March 2008) was an Australian politician who served as a Senator for Victoria from 1990 to 1996, representing the Australian Democrats.
Social democracy is a political, social and economic ideology that supports economic and social interventions to promote social justice within the framework of a liberal democratic polity and capitalist economy.
Social justice is a concept of fair and just relations between the individual and society.
Social liberalism (also known as modern liberalism or egalitarian liberalism) is a political ideology and a variety of liberalism that endorses a market economy and the expansion of civil and political rights while also believing that the legitimate role of the government includes addressing economic and social issues such as poverty, health care and education.
South Australia (abbreviated as SA) is a state in the southern central part of Australia.
The House of Assembly, or lower house, is one of the two chambers of the Parliament of South Australia.
The Legislative Council, or upper house, is one of the two chambers of the Parliament of South Australia.
State elections were held in South Australia on 6 November 1982.
State elections were held in South Australia on 9 February 2002.
The state election for the 51st Parliament of South Australia was held in the Australian state of South Australia on 18 March 2006, and was conducted by the independent State Electoral Office.
The 2010 South Australian state election elected members to the 52nd Parliament of South Australia on 20 March 2010.
Raymond Steele Hall (born 30 November 1928) was the 36th Premier of South Australia 1968-70, a senator for South Australia 1974-77, and federal member for the Division of Boothby 1981-96.
Sustainability is the process of change, in which the exploitation of resources, the direction of investments, the orientation of technological development and institutional change are all in harmony and enhance both current and future potential to meet human needs and aspirations.
The Tasmanian Electoral Commission (TEC) in Tasmania, Australia, is an independent office established in 2005 which conducts parliamentary and local government elections in Tasmania.
The House of Assembly, or Lower House, is one of the two chambers of the Parliament of Tasmania in Australia.
Edward Carrington Mack (born 20 December 1933) is an Australian politician.
Tertiary education, also referred to as third stage, third level, and postsecondary education, is the educational level following the completion of a school providing a secondary education.
The Age is a daily newspaper that has been published in Melbourne, Australia, since 1854.
The Australian Financial Review (sometimes abbreviated to AFR) is an Australian business and finance newspaper published by Fairfax Media six days a week.
The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily compact newspaper published by Fairfax Media in Sydney, Australia.
In electoral politics, a third party is any party contending for votes that failed to outpoll either of its two strongest rivals (or, in the context of an impending election, is considered highly unlikely to do so).
Anthony John Abbott (born 4 November 1957) is an Australian politician who served as the 28th Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 2013 to 2015.
The United Tasmania Group (UTG) is generally acknowledged as the world's first Green party to contest elections.
Vicki Worrall Bourne (born 22 October 1954) is a former Australian Democrats Senator for New South Wales from 1990 to 2002.
Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia.
Western Australia (abbreviated as WA) is a state occupying the entire western third of Australia.
The Western Australian Legislative Council is the upper house of the Parliament of Western Australia, a state of Australia.