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State Of The Parties: Senate 1974-2002

This table shows the state of the parties in the Senate between 1974 and 2002.

State of the Parties in the Senate 1974-2002
Election ALP Lib NP/CLP Dem Greens Har ONP Ind Total

July 1
2002 (d)

28
32
3
8
2
1
1
1
76

October
2001 (c)

28
32
3
9
1
1
1
1
76

July 1
1999 (b)

29
32
3
9
1
1
1
76

Aug 20
1996 (a)

28
31
6
7
2
1
1
76

July 1
1996

29
31
6
7
2
1
76

1993

30
30
6
7
2
1
76

1990

32
29
5
8
1
1
76

1987

32
27
6
7
2
1
1
76

1984

34
27
6
7
1
1
76

1983

30
23
5
5
1
64

1980

27
28
3
5
1
64

1977

26
29
6
2
1
64

1975

27
27
8
1
1
64

1974

29
23
6
2
60

 

  • (a) Senator Mal Colston (ALP, Queensland) resigned from the ALP to sit as an Independent.
  • (b) The Senate following the October 1998 elections. Senator Heather Hill (One Nation, Queensland) was declared invalidly elected by the Court of Disputed Returns on the grounds of foreign citizenship. She was replaced by Senator Len Harris.
  • (c) Senator Shayne Murphy (ALP, Tasmania) resigned from the ALP to sit as an Independent.
  • (d) The Senate following the November 2001 elections. Senators elected do not take up their seats until July 1, 2002.
  • Dec 09, 2001: Full list of Senators listed by State and Term

 

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