- Members of the Australian Senate, 1985–1987
This is a list of members of the Australian Senate from 1985 to 1987:
Senator Party State Years in Office Richard Alston 3 Liberal Victoria 1986–2004 Brian Archer Liberal Tasmania 1975–1994 Terry Aulich ALP Tasmania 1984–1993 Michael Baume Liberal New South Wales 1985–1996 Hon Dr Peter Baume Liberal New South Wales 1974–1991 Flo Bjelke-Petersen National Queensland 1980–1993 John Black ALP Queensland 1985–1990 Nick Bolkus ALP South Australia 1981–2005 Ron Boswell National Queensland 1983–present David Brownhill National New South Wales 1985–2000 Hon John Button ALP Victoria 1974–1993 Hon Sir John Carrick Liberal New South Wales 1970–1987 Hon Fred Chaney Liberal Western Australia 1974–1990 Bruce Childs ALP New South Wales 1980–1997 Hon Don Chipp 4 Democrat Victoria 1977–1986 Noel Crichton-Browne Liberal Western Australia 1980–1996 John Coates ALP Tasmania 1980–1996 Ruth Coleman ALP Western Australia 1974–1987 Stan Collard National Queensland 1975–1987 Dr Mal Colston ALP Queensland 1975–1999 Barney Cooney ALP Victoria 1985–2002 Peter Cook ALP Western Australia 1983–2005 Dr Rosemary Crowley ALP South Australia 1983–2002 Ray Devlin ALP Tasmania 1985–1990 Hon Peter Durack Liberal Western Australia 1970–1993 Ron Elstob ALP South Australia 1977–1987 Hon Gareth Evans ALP Victoria 1977–1996 Dominic Foreman ALP South Australia 1980–1997 George Georges ALP Queensland 1967–1987 Hon Arthur Gietzelt ALP New South Wales 1970–1989 Patricia Giles ALP Western Australia 1980–1993 Hon Dr Don Grimes ALP Tasmania 1974–1987 Hon Dame Margaret Guilfoyle Liberal Victoria 1970–1987 Janine Haines Democrat South Australia 1977–1978, 1980–1990 David Hamer Liberal Victoria 1977–1990 Brian Harradine Independent Tasmania 1975–2005 Robert Hill Liberal South Australia 1981–2006 Don Jessop Liberal South Australia 1970–1991 Gerry Jones ALP Queensland 1980–1996 Bernie Kilgariff CLP Northern Territory 1975–1987 Susan Knowles Liberal Western Australia 1985–2005 Austin Lewis Liberal Victoria 1976–1993 David MacGibbon Liberal Queensland 1977–1999 Dr Michael Macklin Democrat Queensland 1980–1990 Graham Maguire ALP South Australia 1983–1993 Colin Mason Democrat New South Wales 1977–1987 Hon Douglas McClelland 5 ALP New South Wales 1961–1987 Gordon McIntosh ALP Western Australia 1974–1987 Jim McKiernan ALP Western Australia 1985–2002 Hon Tony Messner Liberal South Australia 1975–1990 Alan Missen 3 Liberal Victoria 1974–1986 John Morris ALP New South Wales 1985–1990 Jocelyn Newman 2 Liberal Tasmania 1986–2002 Warwick Parer Liberal Queensland 1985–2000 Janet Powell 4 Democrat Victoria 1986–1993 Chris Puplick Liberal New South Wales 1978–1980, 1985–1990 Peter Rae 2 Liberal Tasmania 1967–1986 Robert Ray ALP Victoria 1981–2008 Margaret Reid Liberal Australian Capital Territory 1981–2003 Margaret Reynolds ALP Queensland 1983–1999 Graham Richardson ALP New South Wales 1983–1994 Ted Robertson ALP Northern Territory 1975–1987 Hon Susan Ryan ALP Australian Capital Territory 1975–1988 Dr Norm Sanders Democrat Tasmania 1985–1990 Dr Glen Sheil National Queensland 1974–1981, 1985–1990 Jim Short Liberal Victoria 1985–1997 Kerry Sibraa ALP New South Wales 1975-78, 1978-94 John Siddons Democrat Victoria 1980–1983, 1985–1987 Michael Tate ALP Tasmania 1977–1993 Baden Teague Liberal South Australia 1977–1996 Michael Townley Liberal Tasmania 1970–1987 Jo Vallentine NDP/Independent (VPG) 1 Western Australia 1984–1992 Amanda Vanstone Liberal South Australia 1985–2007 David Vigor Democrat South Australia 1985–1987 Hon Peter Walsh ALP Western Australia 1974–1993 Shirley Walters Liberal Tasmania 1975–1993 John Watson Liberal Tasmania 1978–2008 Suzanne West 5 ALP New South Wales 1987–2002 Rt Hon Reg Withers Liberal Western Australia 1966, 1967–1987 Olive Zakharov ALP Victoria 1983–1995
- 1 Jo Vallentine was elected as a Nuclear Disarmament Party member, but resigned in 1985 as the party collapsed amidst allegations of Socialist Workers Party entryism. She served out the remainder of her term as an independent, though she registered the Vallentine Peace Group as an electoral vehicle for her supporters.
- 2 Tasmanian Liberal Senator Peter Rae resigned on 16 January 1986. Jocelyn Newman was appointed as his replacement on 13 March.
- 3 Victorian Liberal Senator Alan Missen died on 30 March 1986. Richard Alston was appointed as his replacement on 7 May.
- 4 Victorian Democrat Senator Don Chipp resigned on 18 August 1986. Janet Powell was appointed as his replacement on 28 August.
- 5 New South Wales Labor Senator Douglas McClelland resigned on 23 January 1987. Suzanne West was appointed as his replacement on 11 February.
Members of the Australian Parliament House of Representatives
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