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South Australian Legislative Council

Index South Australian Legislative Council

The Legislative Council, or upper house, is one of the two chambers of the Parliament of South Australia. [1]

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Adelaide

Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia.

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Advance SA

Advance SA is a political party in South Australia.

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Andrew McLachlan

Andrew Lockhart McLachlan (born 14 January 1966) is an Australian politician who has been a member of the South Australian Legislative Council since the 2014 state election, representing the South Australian Division of the Liberal Party of Australia.

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Arthur Rymill

Sir Arthur Campbell Rymill (8 December 1907 – 27 March 1989) was a businessman, solicitor and Lord Mayor of Adelaide, South Australia.

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Australia

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Australian Conservatives

The Australian Conservatives is an Australian political party formed and led by Cory Bernardi as a breakaway from the Liberal Party of Australia.

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Australian Democrats

The Australian Democrats is an Australian political party in existence since 1977.

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Australian federal election, 2016

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.

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Australian Greens

The Australian Greens (commonly known as The Greens) is a green political party in Australia.

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Australian Labor Party (South Australian Branch)

The Australian Labor Party (South Australian Branch), commonly known as SA Labor, is the South Australian Branch of the Australian Labor Party, originally formed in 1891 as the United Labor Party of South Australia.

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Australian Senate

The Australian Senate is the upper house of the bicameral Parliament of Australia, the lower house being the House of Representatives.

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Bob Hawke

Robert James Lee Hawke, (born 9 December 1929) is a former Australian politician who was the 23rd Prime Minister of Australia, serving from 1983 to 1991.

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British Empire

The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.

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Casual vacancy

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.

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Centre Alliance

Centre Alliance is a centrist Australian political party primarily active in the state of South Australia.

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Charles Kingston

Charles Cameron Kingston, PC (22 October 1850 – 11 May 1908) was an Australian politician.

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Clare Scriven

Clare Michele Scriven is an Australian politician.

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Connie Bonaros

Connie Bonaros is an Australian politician.

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Crossbencher

A crossbencher is an independent or minor party member of some legislatures, such as the British House of Lords and the Parliament of Australia.

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David Ridgway (politician)

David Wickham Ridgway (born 14 November 1960) is a South Australian politician, and a member of the South Australian Legislative Council, representing the Liberal Party of Australia (SA).

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David Winderlich

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.

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Dennis Hood

Dennis Garry Edward Hood (born 12 January 1970) is an Australian politician.

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Dignity Party (South Australia)

Dignity Party previously known as Dignity for Disability or Dignity 4 Disability or D4D (known as Dignity for Disabled until 2010) is a political party in the Australian state of South Australia.

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Don Dunstan

Donald Allan Dunstan, AC, QC (21 September 1926 – 6 February 1999) was a South Australian politician.

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Emily Bourke

Emily Bourke is an Australian politician.

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Family First Party

The Family First Party was a conservative political party in Australia, in existence from 2002 to 2017.

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Frank Pangallo

Frank Pangallo is an Australian journalist and politician.

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Government of South Australia

The Government of South Australia, also referred to as the South Australian Government, is the Australian state democratic administrative authority of South Australia.

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Greens South Australia

Australian Greens SA is a green political party located in the Australian state of South Australia.

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Group voting ticket

Group voting tickets (GVTs) simplify preferential voting in elections using the single transferable vote or the alternative vote system.

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House of Lords

The House of Lords of the United Kingdom, also known as the House of Peers, is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Ian Hunter (politician)

Ian Keith Hunter (born 23 September 1960) is an Australian politician, representing the South Australian Branch of the Australian Labor Party in the South Australian Legislative Council since the 2006 state election.

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Irene Pnevmatikos

Irene Pnevmatikos is an Australian politician.

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Jing Lee

Jing Shyuan Lee (born 12 June 1967) is a Malaysian-Australian politician elected to the South Australian Legislative Council for the South Australian Division of the Liberal Party of Australia since the 2010 state election.

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John Bannon

John Charles Bannon (7 May 1943 – 13 December 2015) was an Australian politician.

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John Darley (politician)

John Andrew Darley (born 15 May 1937) is an Advance SA member of the South Australian Legislative Council and a former valuer-general.

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John Dawkins (South Australian politician)

John Samuel Letts Dawkins (born 3 July 1954) is a South Australian politician, and a Member of the South Australian Legislative Council, representing the South Australian Division of the Liberal Party of Australia.

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Joint session

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.

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Justin Hanson

Justin Hanson is an Australian politician who was appointed to the South Australian Legislative Council for the South Australian Branch of the Australian Labor Party on 28 February 2017.

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Kyam Maher

Kyam Joseph Maher is an Australian politician appointed to a casual vacancy in the South Australian Legislative Council for the South Australian Branch of the Australian Labor Party on 17 October 2012.

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Liberal and Country League

The Liberal and Country League (LCL) was the major conservative party in South Australia from 1932 to 1974.

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Liberal Movement (Australia)

The Liberal Movement (LM) was a South Australian political party in the 1970s.

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Liberal Party of Australia (South Australian Division)

The Liberal Party of Australia (South Australian Division), commonly known as the SA Liberals, is the South Australian Division of the Liberal Party of Australia, formed in 1974, succeeding the Liberal and Country League (LCL).

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List of elections in South Australia

This is a list of state elections in South Australia for the bicameral Parliament of South Australia, consisting of the House of Assembly (lower house) and the Legislative Council (upper house).

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List of South Australian Legislative Council appointments

This is a list of appointments to the South Australian Legislative Council, caused by the resignation or death of an incumbent member.

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List of South Australian Legislative Council by-elections

This is a list of historical by-elections for the South Australian Legislative Council.

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Mark Parnell

Mark Parnell (born 9 September 1959) is an Australian politician and parliamentary leader of the SA Greens in the South Australian Legislative Council.

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Members of the South Australian Legislative Council, 2018–2022

This is a list of members of the South Australian Legislative Council between 2018 and 2022.

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Michelle Lensink

Jacqueline Michelle Ann Lensink (born 20 February 1970) is an Australian politician representing the South Australian Division of the Liberal Party of Australia in the South Australian Legislative Council since 26 June 2003.

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Nick Xenophon

Nicholas Xenophon (né Xenophou; 29 January 1959) is an Australian politician who was a Senator for South Australia from 2008 to 2017.

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Nick Xenophon's SA-BEST

Nick Xenophon's SA-BEST, commonly known as SA Best, is a political party in South Australia.

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No Pokies

No Pokies was an independent South Australian Legislative Council ticket that ran upper house candidates at the 1997, 2002 and 2006 state elections.

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Opposition (Australia)

In Australian parliamentary practice, the Opposition or Official Opposition is usually the official title of the second largest party or coalition of parties in the Australian House of Representatives with its leader being given the title Leader of the Opposition.

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Optional preferential voting

Optional preferential voting (OPV) is a voting system under which voters may choose to mark a preference for one candidate (effectively voting as though it were a first-past-the-post election), all candidates or any number of candidates in between.

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Parliament House, Adelaide

Parliament House, on the corner of North Terrace and King William Road in the Adelaide city centre, is the seat of the Parliament of South Australia.

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Parliament of South Australia

The Parliament of South Australia at Parliament House, Adelaide is the bicameral legislature of the Australian state of South Australia.

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Parliaments of the Australian states and territories

The Parliaments of the Australian states and territories are legislative bodies within the federal framework of the Commonwealth of Australia.

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Party-list proportional representation

Party-list proportional representation systems are a family of voting systems emphasizing proportional representation (PR) in elections in which multiple candidates are elected (e.g., elections to parliament) through allocations to an electoral list.

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Premier of South Australia

The Premier of South Australia is the head of government in the state of South Australia, Australia.

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President of the South Australian Legislative Council

The President of the South Australian Legislative Council is the presiding officer of the South Australian Legislative Council, the upper house of the Parliament of South Australia.

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Proportional representation

Proportional representation (PR) characterizes electoral systems by which divisions into an electorate are reflected proportionately into the elected body.

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Rob Lucas

Robert Ivan Lucas (born 7 June 1953) is an Australian politician and a member of the South Australian Legislative Council since the 1982 election, representing the South Australian Division of the Liberal Party of Australia.

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Russell Wortley

Russell Paul Wortley is an Australian politician who has served in the South Australian Legislative Council for the South Australian Branch of the Australian Labor Party since the 2006 election.

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SA First

SA First was a South Australian political party formed in 1999 by dissident Labor Member of Parliament Terry Cameron.

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Sandra Kanck

Sandra Myrtho Kanck (born 20 April 1950) is a South Australian politician.

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Single transferable vote

The single transferable vote (STV) is a voting system designed to achieve proportional representation through ranked voting in multi-seat organizations or constituencies (voting districts).

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South Australia

South Australia (abbreviated as SA) is a state in the southern central part of Australia.

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South Australian House of Assembly

The House of Assembly, or lower house, is one of the two chambers of the Parliament of South Australia.

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South Australian state election, 2006

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.

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South Australian state election, 2010

The 2010 South Australian state election elected members to the 52nd Parliament of South Australia on 20 March 2010.

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South Australian state election, 2018

The 2018 South Australian state election to elect members to the 54th Parliament of South Australia was held on 17 March 2018.

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Staggered elections

In staggered elections, not all places in an elected body are up for election at the same time.

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Steele Hall

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.

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Stephen Wade

Stephen Graham Wade (born 28 March 1960) is an Australian politician.

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Tammy Franks

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.

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Terry Cameron

Terry Gordon Cameron (born 19 October 1946) is a former South Australian politician.

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Terry Stephens

Terence John "Terry" Stephens (born 11 June 1959) is an Australian politician, and a member of the South Australian Legislative Council since being elected in 2002, representing the South Australian Division of the Liberal Party of Australia.

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Thomas Playford IV

Sir Thomas Playford (5 July 1896 – 16 June 1981) was a South Australian politician.

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Tung Ngo

Tung Ngo is an Australian politician in the South Australian Legislative Council for the South Australian Branch of the Australian Labor Party since the 2014 election.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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2008 Parnell–Bressington filibuster

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.

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Legislative Council of South Australia, SA Legislative Council.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Australian_Legislative_Council

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