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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.
The Asia Pacific Greens Federation is a federation of national Green parties, social and environmental organizations in countries in the Pacific Ocean and Asia, and is one of the four federations that constitute the Global Greens.
The Australian Democrats is an Australian political party in existence since 1977.
The 1996 Australian federal election was held to determine the members of the 38th Parliament of Australia.
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 2016 Australian federal election was a double dissolution election held on Saturday 2 July to elect all 226 members of the 45th Parliament of Australia, after an extended eight-week official campaign period.
The Australian Greens (commonly known as The Greens) is a green political party in Australia.
The Australian Labor Party (ALP, also Labor, was Labour before 1912) is a political party in Australia.
The Australian Senate is the upper house of the bicameral Parliament of Australia, the lower house being the House of Representatives.
Robert James Brown (born 27 December 1944) is a former Australian politician, medical doctor, and environmentalist who is a former Senator, and former Parliamentary Leader of the Australian Greens.
In politics, a casual vacancy (casual in the sense of "by chance") is a situation in which a seat in a deliberative assembly becomes vacant during that assembly's term.
The Division of Adelaide is an Australian electoral division in South Australia and is named for the city of Adelaide, South Australia's capital.
The Division of Boothby is an Australian electoral division in South Australia.
The Division of Mayo is an Australian electoral division located to the east and south of Adelaide, South Australia.
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).
Davenport is a single-member electoral district for the South Australian House of Assembly.
Heysen is a single-member electoral district for the South Australian House of Assembly.
Kavel, created in 1969 and coming into effect in 1970, is a single-member electoral district for the South Australian House of Assembly.
Mitchell is a former electoral district of the House of Assembly in the state of South Australia.
The Global Greens is an international network of Green parties and political movements that works to implement the Global Greens Charter.
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.
A joint session or joint convention is, most broadly, when two normally separate decision-making groups meet together, often in a special session or other extraordinary meeting, for a specific purpose.
Kris Hanna (born 1962) is an Australian politician, and former member for Mitchell in the South Australian House of Assembly from 1997 until 2010.
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).
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.
Mark Parnell (born 9 September 1959) is an Australian politician and parliamentary leader of the SA Greens in the South Australian Legislative Council.
A by-election was held for the Australian House of Representatives seat of Mayo, located in Adelaide, South Australia, on 6 September 2008, following the retirement of Liberal Party MP and former Liberal leader Alexander Downer.
Newspoll is an Australian opinion polling brand, published by The Australian and administered by Galaxy Research.
The Parliament of South Australia at Parliament House, Adelaide is the bicameral legislature of the Australian state of South Australia.
Penelope Lesley Wright (born 19 January 1961) is a former Australian Greens senator for South Australia, elected at the 2010 election and serving until her resignation in September 2015, succeeded by Robert Simms.
The Prime Minister of Australia (sometimes informally abbreviated to PM) is the head of government of Australia.
Progressivism is the support for or advocacy of improvement of society by reform.
Robert Andrew Simms (born 26 March 1984) is an Australian politician.
Sarah Coral Hanson-Young (née Hanson; born 23 December 1981) is an Australian politician who has been a Senator for South Australia since July 2008, representing the Australian Greens.
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 11 October 1997.
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.
The 2014 South Australian state election elected members to the 53rd Parliament of South Australia on 15 March 2014, to fill all 47 seats in the House of Assembly (lower house) and 11 of 22 seats in the Legislative Council (upper house).
Tammy Anne Franks (née Jennings; born July 1968) is an Australian politician who was elected to the South Australian Legislative Council for the SA Greens at the 2010 state election.
The Parnell-Bressington filibuster is a record-breaking filibuster that occurred in the South Australian upper house, the Legislative Council, on 8 May 2008, involving SA Greens MLC Mark Parnell and No Pokies MLC Ann Bressington.