Longest Currently Serving Members Of Federal Parliament

Longest Currently Serving Members of the Australian Parliament
– as at May 2001
No. Name Division, State Party First Elected Period in Office
1
Ruddock, Hon. Philip Maxwell Berowra, NSW LP 1973 28 years
2
Cadman, Alan Glyndwr Mitchell, NSW LP 1974 27 years
3
Howard, Hon. John Winston Bennelong, NSW LP 1974 27 years
4
Sullivan, Kathryn Jean Martin Moncrieff, Qld LP 1984 (Senator 1974-84) 27 years
5
Harradine, Senator Brian Tas Ind 1975 26 years
7
Jull, Hon. David Francis Fadden, Qld LP 1975, def. 1983, 1984 23 years
8
Watson, Senator John Odin Wentworth Tas LP 1978 23 years
9
McLeay, Hon. Leo Boyce Watson, NSW ALP 1979 22 years
10
Chapman, Senator Hedley Grant Pearson SA LP 1987 (MHR 1975-83) 21 years