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THE FORTIETH PARLIAMENT

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The Sovereign 13

The Governor-General 15

Senate 16

President of the Senate 16

Office holders 17

Senators 18

House of Representatives 20

Speaker of the House of Representatives 20

Office holders 21

Members of the House of Representatives 22

The Ministry 26

The Shadow Ministry 29

Parliamentary committees 31

Biographies of Senators and Members 33

Supplement to biographical information in 28th edition 292 on former Senators and Members of the Thirty-ninth Parliament

Statistical information as at 1.7.2002 303

Composition of the Parliament 303

Age 303

Length of service 304

Period of service 305

Prior elected service in government 312

Levels of qualifications 313

Qualifications by field 315

Previous occupation 318

Overseas born 321

Officers of the Departments of the Parliament 322

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The Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act 1900 (UK) established a new political system unifying the six colonies into the nation that came into being on 1 January 1901. The Commonwealth Parliament is one of the three branches of government established by the Constitution—the others being the Executive Government and the Judicature. The Commonwealth Parliament is bicameral, the Senate and the House of Representatives being its two legislative houses. During the constitutional debates of the 1890s, there was general agreement that the political system would follow the principles of ‘responsible government’ which the Australian colonies had inherited from Great Britain. This meant that the holders of government office—the Executive or Ministry—would be responsible to the people’s elected representatives, and their tenure of office would be dependent upon retention of the confidence of the lower house. Accordingly, the House of Representatives has been conventionally accepted as the house of which the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition are members. Apart from the British principles of responsible government, the Australian Constitution established a federal political system very much like the US model. The federal structure was seen as the best basis for uniting the six colonies, because it protected much of the political autonomy of the States. The Constitution specified the powers of the Parliament; powers not so specified remained the responsibility of the States.

The Governor-General

Section 1 of the Constitution describes the Commonwealth Parliament as consisting of the Sovereign (or Sovereign’s representative in the Governor-General), the Senate and the House of Representatives.

The Governor-General is appointed by the Sovereign, upon the advice of the Australian Prime Minister, and exercises the following powers with respect to the Parliament:

• the appointment of times for parliamentary sessions (one session at least must be held every twelve months)

• the prorogation or dissolution of Parliament

• the appointment of the ministry

• the declaration of Royal Assent to legislation passed by Parliament.

Senate

The Senate has 76 members. Each State elects 12 Senators, who are elected from a State-wide electorate. Equality of State representation was designed to protect the smaller States against those with larger populations. Two Senators are elected from each of the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory. The number of Senators has increased from an original total of 36 (six per State), to 60 in 1949 (ten per State), to 64 in 1974 (including the four Territory Senators), and then to 76 in 1984 (12 per State and the four from the Territories).

Two features are designed to give the Senate a degree of independence from the House of Representatives. The first is a longer term of office for State Senators—twice the maximum term of the Members of the House of Representatives. The second is the rotation of terms, whereby half the Senators for each State retire at 30 June every three years. Territory Senators’ terms are tied to the terms of Members of the House of Representatives.

Since 1949, the voting method for the Senate has been proportional representation. The combined effect of proportional representation, declining major party loyalties of voters, and an increase in the number of parties and groups contesting

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elections, has made it increasingly difficult for any government to obtain a majority in the Senate. For details of party representation in the Senate from 1901 see the tables on pp. .

House of Representatives

The House of Representatives currently has 150 members elected from single-member electorates. The Constitution requires that the number of Members must be, ‘as nearly as practicable’, twice that of the number of (State) Senators. This means that any substantial change in the size of the House of Representatives must parallel a change in the size of the Senate. Two such changes have been made, and took effect at the 1949 and 1984 elections. Variations in House numbers can occur due to changes in the States’ and Territories’ entitlements. Between 1901 and 1949 there were either 74 or 75 Members; between 1949 and 1984 the number ranged from 121 to 127; since 1984 the number has ranged from 147 to 150 Members. On almost all occasions the government of the day has controlled the House. For details of party representation in the House from 1901 see the tables on pp. .

Legislation

Most Bills examined by Parliament are introduced by the government in the House of Representatives. Section 53 of the Constitution imposes limitations on the power of the Senate over financial matters. Proposed laws appropriating revenue for the ordinary annual services of the government, or imposing taxation, can be introduced only in the House of Representatives. The Senate may not amend such legislation, nor may it amend any proposed law so as to increase any proposed charge or (financial) burden on the people. The matters upon which Parliament may legislate are specified in section 51 of the Constitution.

Legislative conflict

The Senate may reject any Bill. Section 57 of the Constitution provides a method for the resolution of any deadlock which may occur from the failure of the Senate to pass a Bill that has been passed by the House of Representatives. Under certain specified conditions, the Governor-General may dissolve both houses, and issue the writs for elections for all House of Representatives and Senate seats. Such simultaneous (double dissolution) elections have been held in 1914, 1951, 1974, 1975, 1983 and 1987. If, after a double dissolution, disputed legislation is again rejected, it can be put to a joint sitting of both houses. The only such joint sitting was held after the 1974 double dissolution election.

The government

By convention, the Governor-General commissions the leader of the majority party or coalition in the House of Representatives to form a government. It is the practice to include a number of Senators in the ministry.

The Third Howard Government was sworn in on 26 November 2001. For full details of the ministry see pp. 26-28.

Parliament’s various locations

The first Parliament was opened in Melbourne on 9 May 1901 in the Exhibition Building. Under an agreement between the Commonwealth and the Victorian governments, the Commonwealth Parliament met in the Victorian Parliament House from 1901 to 1927, during which time the Victorian Parliament was housed in the Exhibition Building. This had been planned as a temporary arrangement, but the Commonwealth Parliament did not meet in the provisional Parliament House in Canberra until 9 May 1927.

In 1988 the Parliament moved to its permanent building on Capital Hill. The building was opened by Queen Elizabeth II

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on 9 May 1988, and the first sittings in the new building took place on 22 August 1988. The centenary of the Parliament was celebrated in the Exhibition Building and the Victorian Parliament on 9 and 10 May 2001.

Sitting periods

The Commonwealth Parliament must meet at least once each year. Before 1994 there were traditionally two sitting periods: Autumn (February‐June) and Budget (August‐December). Since 1994 there have been three sittings each calendar year: Autumn (February‐March), Budget (May‐June), and Spring (August‐December). The earlier arrangement may be reverted to when the electoral cycle makes a May budget impracticable. The following table shows the number of sitting days per decade for each House and the number of Acts passed:

Sitting days

Decade H of R Senate Acts passed

1901‐1910 949 712 323

1911‐1920 708 514 401

1921‐1930 674 508 465

1931‐1940 584 426 751

1941‐1950 700 421 725

1951‐1960 626 451 955

1961‐1970 623 589 1 198

1971‐1980 687 707 1 733

1981‐1990 597 755 1 713

1991‐2000 648 730 1 773

The following table shows the number of sitting days and number of Acts passed for each year for the ten years prior to the 2001 election:

Sitting days

Year H of R Senate Acts passed

1992 60 76 255

1993* 46 53 121

1994 68 80 184

1995 70 78 176

1996* 61 71 84

1997 76 82 222

1998* 54 57 135

1999 73 79 206

2000 73 71 174

2001* 56 52 169

*denotes election year

The basis for the statistics on the number of Acts passed per annum is that of the total of numbered Acts of Parliament for each calendar year.

Committees

The purpose of parliamentary committees is mainly to conduct inquiries into specified matters, which includes taking submissions, hearing witnesses, sifting evidence, discussing matters in detail and formulating reasoned conclusions. Committees are a convenient vehicle for this activity and, by concentrating on specific tasks or subjects, also offer the benefits of specialisation.

An important function of committees is to scrutinise government activity including legislation, the conduct of public administration and policy issues. Committees may oversee the expenditure of public money and they may call the government or the public service to account for their actions and ask them to explain or justify administrative decisions.

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A parliamentary committee consists of a group of Members or Senators (or both in the case of joint committees) appointed by one or both Houses of Parliament. Through its committees the Parliament obtains information from government agencies and peak bodies and advice from experts on the matters under investigation.

Public input is also important. Through its committees Parliament is able to be better informed of community problems and attitudes. Committees provide a public forum for the presentation of the various views of individual citizens and interest groups.

More information about the committees of Parliament can be found in the following documents:

• Senate Committees , Senate Brief No. 4, www.aph.gov.au/senate/pubs/briefs/ brief4.htm

• Committees, House of Representatives Infosheet No. 4, www.aph.gov.au/house/info/infosheets/ is04.pdf

The Main Committee is essentially a debating committee. It is commonly referred to as the ‘second chamber’ of the House of Representatives‐‐a title more indicative of its role, and one which it has been recommended should be formally adopted. The Main Committee is an extension of the Chamber of the House, operating in parallel to allow two streams of business to be debated concurrently. It does not undertake inquiries or hear evidence as the standing committees do. Its debates are recorded in Hansard and the minutes of its proceedings are included in the Vo tes and Proceedings of the House. The Main Committee meets in the largest of the House of Representatives committee rooms. This room has been dedicated to its role and is furnished as a small-scale chamber incorporating the U-shaped seating configuration used in the Chamber of the House.

For more information see Main Committee, House of Representatives Infosheet No. 12, www.aph.gov.au/house/info/infosheets/ is16.pdf

Parliamentary debates (Hansard)

Parliamentary debates are recorded and are published by the Department of the Parliamentary Reporting Staff. The Debates, or Hansard , contain the full text of speeches, petitions, notices of motion, questions on notice and the answers thereto, questions without notice, and requests made to the Presiding Officers for detailed information concerning the Parliament. The official record of the proceedings of the House of Representatives is the Vo tes and Proceedings, and that of the Senate is the Journals of the Senate.

Parliamentary information on the Internet

The Parliament of Australia home page is found at: www.aph.gov.au/ This contains links to the Senate, the House of Representatives, the Department of the Parliamentary Library and the Department of the Parliamentary Reporting Staff. From this page users may gain access to the Notice Papers and the Debates for both houses, and the Journals of the Senate and the Votes and Proceedings , Committee Hansards and other parliamentary information.

The Department of the Parliamentary Library home page is at www.aph.gov.au/library/ Much of the current and historical information contained in the Parliamentary Handbook is available on this site. The full texts of the Department of the Parliamentary Library’s publications are available, and there are also subject guides to Internet resources.

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Broadcasting of Parliament

Since 1946, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) has broadcast each parliamentary sitting day on radio, with each house being broadcast on alternate days. Question Time for the chamber not broadcast on any day is broadcast during the other chamber’s dinner break. Broadcasts can be heard on the ABC’s Parliamentary and News Network radio stations.

Televised proceedings were introduced gradually, with televised broadcasts being initially limited to the official opening ceremony of Parliament and other special occasions by resolution. Approved film footage, or sound recording with approved film excerpts, was permitted in news services. Televising of proceedings was authorised by the Senate in 1990 and by the House in 1991. Question Time is televised live, with each House being broadcast on alternate days, and footage of proceedings able to be used in news and current affairs programs.

From 1999 live broadcasts of proceedings have been available on the Internet.

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The Sovereign

Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Australia and her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth

Her Majesty Elizabeth Alexandra Mary ascended the throne on 6 February 1952, was proclaimed Queen on 8 February 1952 and was crowned at Westminster Abbey on 2 June 1953.

The Queen has visited Australia twelve times during her reign. These visits have taken place between:

(i) 3 February 1954 and 1 April 1954

(ii) 18 February 1963 and 27 March 1963

(iii) 30 March 1970 and 3 May 1970

(iv) 17 October 1973 and 22 October 1973

(v) 27 February 1974 and 28 February 1974

(vi) 7 March 1977 and 30 March 1977

(vii) 24 May 1980 and 28 May 1980

(viii) 26 September 1981 and 12 October 1981

(ix) 5 October 1982 and 13 October 1982

(x) 2 March 1986 and 13 March 1986

(xi) 19 April 1988 and 10 May 1988

(xii) 18 February 1992 and 25 February 1992

(xiii) 17 March 2000 and 1 April 2000

(xiv) 27 February 2002 and 3 March 2002.

On the following occasions Parliament has been opened by Her Majesty:

(i) 15 February 1954

(ii) 28 February 1974

(iii) 8 March 1977.

During these visits Her Majesty has held a Privy Council on five occasions:

(i) at Government House, Canberra, on 17 February 1954

(ii) at Government House, Melbourne, on 25 February 1954

(iii) at Government House, Canberra, on 19 February 1963

(iv) at Government House, Canberra, on 24 April 1970

(v) at Government House, Canberra, on 8 March 1977.

On the following occasions Her Majesty presided at a meeting of the Federal Executive Council:

(i) at Government House, Canberra, on 16 February 1954

(ii) at Government House, Canberra, on 19 October 1973

(iii) at Government House, Canberra, on 2 March 1986.

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The Governor-General

His Excellency the Right Reverend Dr Peter John Hollingworth, AC, OBE Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia Peter Hollingworth was born on 10 April 1935 in Adelaide. Both his parents grew up in South Australia, his mother belonging to one of the State’s pioneering families. In 1941, the family settled in East Malvern in Victoria where he attended the Lloyd Street and Murrumbeena State Schools, before going to Scotch College and then taking on a commercial cadetship with BHP. During his National Service in 1953, Peter was drafted to the Padre’s Office as secretary and found his vocation to the priesthood. He graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1960 with a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Licentiate of Theology, having resided at Trinity College. He met his future wife Ann while still on National Service and married in 1960. The Hollingworths have three daughters, Deborah, Fiona and Sarah, and four grandchildren.

After completing his studies, Peter became Deacon-in-Charge and then Priest-in-Charge of St Mary’s, North Melbourne as part of an innovative inner city team ministry. Four years later, he was appointed as Chaplain to the Brotherhood of St Laurence where he served for a total of 25 years in a range of different positions, ultimately as Executive Director. During this period, he completed a Diploma of Social Studies and Master of Arts Degree in Social Work at Melbourne University and wrote several books based on his experiences working with the poor and disadvantaged. He was elected Canon of St Paul’s Cathedral in 1980 and consecrated Bishop in the Inner City in 1985. He was elected Archbishop of Brisbane and Metropolitan of Queensland in 1989 where he served until 2001. From 1965 to that time he served on many social action and social welfare committees at both local and national levels. He was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1976 and an Officer of the Order of Australia in 1988, following his Chairmanship of the International Year of Shelter for the Homeless (IYSH) National NGO Committee. He was Australian of the Year for 1992, during which he promoted the cause of the young unemployed. On 22 May 2001, Peter received the Lambeth Degree of Doctor of Letters from the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr George Carey, for his work in the area of Christian Social Ethics and Social Welfare. Dr Peter Hollingworth was sworn in as Australia’s 23rd Governor-General on 29 June 2001. Upon being sworn in, he became the Chancellor and Principal Companion of the Order of Australia.

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Senate

President of the Senate CALV ERT, Senator the Honourable Paul Henry President of the Senate from 19.8.2002.

Born 19.1.1940, Hobart, Tasmania.

Educated at South Arm Primary School; The Friend’s School, Hobart.

Prior to entering Parliament, Senator Calvert was an orchardist and wool grower, and held a number of local government positions in the Municipality of Clarence from 1976 to 1987. He was also President of the Royal Agricultural Society of Tasmania from 1987 to 1990.

Senator Calvert was elected to represent Tasmania in the Senate on 11 July 1987. He was re-elected in 1990, 1996 and 2001. Senator Calvert was Deputy Government Whip in the Senate from 1996 to 1997 and Government Whip in the Senate from 1997 to 2002. He was elected President of the Senate on 19 August 2002.

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President Calvert, Senator the Hon. Paul Henry

Deputy President and Chairman of Committees Hogg, Senator John Joseph

Temporary Chairmen of Committees Bartlett, Senator Andrew John Julian Chapman, Senator Hedley Grant Pearson Collins, Senator Jacinta Mary Ann Cook, Senator the Hon. Peter Francis Salmon Ferguson, Senator Alan Baird Hutchins, Senator Stephen (Steve) Patrick Knowles, Senator Susan Christine Lightfoot, Senator Philip Ross Macdonald, Senator John Alexander Lindsay (Sandy) McLucas, Senator Jan Elizabeth Watson, Senator John Odin Wentworth

Leader of the Government in the Senate Hill, Senator the Hon. Robert Murray

Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate Alston, Senator the Hon. Richard Kenneth Robert

Leader of the National Party of Australia in the Senate Boswell, Senator the Hon. Ronald (Ron) Leslie Doyle

Leader of the Opposition in the Senate Faulkner, Senator the Hon. John Philip

Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Senate Conroy, Senator Stephen Michael

Interim Leader of the Australian Democrats Greig, Senator Brian Andrew

Government Whip in the Senate Ferris, Senator Jeannie Margaret

Government Deputy Whip in the Senate Eggleston, Senator Alan

Opposition Whip in the Senate Mackay, Senator Susan (Sue) Mary

Opposition Deputy Whips in the Senate Crossin, Senator Patricia (Trish) Margaret Buckland, Senator Geoffrey Frederick

National Party of Australia Whip in the Senate McGauran, Senator Julian John James

Australian Democrats Whip Allison, Senator Lynette (Lyn) Fay

Office holders

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Senators*

Senator State or Territory Party

Abetz, the Hon. Eric† Tas. LIB

Allison, Lynette (Lyn) Fay‡ Vic. AD

Alston, the Hon. Richard Kenneth Robert‡ Vic. LIB

Barnett, Guy† Tas. LIB

Bartlett, Andrew John Julian‡ Qld AD

Bishop, Thomas Mark‡ WA ALP

Bolkus, the Hon. Nick† SA ALP

Boswell, the Hon. Ronald (Ron) Leslie Doyle‡ Qld NPA

Brandis, George Henry† Qld LIB

Brown, Robert (Bob) James‡ Tas. AG

Buckland, Geoffrey Frederick† SA ALP

Calvert, the Hon. Paul Henry‡ Tas. LIB

Campbell, George‡ NSW ALP

Campbell, the Hon. Ian Gordon† WA LIB

Carr, Kim John† Vic. ALP

Chapman, Hedley Grant Pearson‡ SA LIB

Cherry, John Clifford† Qld AD

Colbeck, Richard Mansell‡ Tas. LIB

Collins, Jacinta Mary Ann† Vic. ALP

Conroy, Stephen Michael† Vic. ALP

Cook, the Hon. Peter Francis Salmon† WA ALP

Coonan, the Hon. Helen Lloyd‡ NSW LIB

Crossin, Patricia (Trish) Margaret§ NT ALP

Denman, Kay Janet† Tas. ALP

Eggleston, Alan‡ WA LIB

Ellison, the Hon. Christopher Martin† WA LIB

Evans, Christopher Vaughan† WA ALP

Faulkner, the Hon. John Philip† NSW ALP

Ferguson, Alan Baird† SA LIB

Ferris, Jeannie Margaret‡ SA LIB

Forshaw, Michael George† NSW ALP

Greig, Brian Andrew† WA AD

Harradine, Brian† Tas. IND

Harris, Leonard (Len) William† Qld ON

Heffernan, the Hon. William (Bill) Daniel† NSW LIB

Herron, the Hon. John Joseph‡ Qld LIB

Hill, the Hon. Robert Murray‡ SA LIB

Hogg, John Joseph‡ Qld ALP

Hutchins, Stephen (Steve) Patrick† NSW ALP

Johnston, David Albert Lloyd‡ WA LIB

Kemp, the Hon. Charles Roderick (Rod)‡ Vic. LIB

* As at 31.8.2002. † Indicates date of expiry of Senator’s term of service is 30.6.2005. ‡

Indicates date of expiry of Senator’s term of service is 30.6.2008. § Pursuant to the Senate (Representation of Territories) Act 1973 , a Senator’s term of service expires at the close of the day next preceding the polling day for the general election of Members of the House of Representatives.

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Kirk, Linda Jean† SA ALP

Knowles, Susan Christine* WA LIB

Lees, Meg Heather* SA IND

Lightfoot, Philip Ross† WA LIB

Ludwig, Joseph (Joe) William* Qld ALP

Lundy, Kate Alexandra‡ ACT ALP

Macdonald, the Hon. Ian Douglas† Qld LIB

Macdonald, John Alexander Lindsay (Sandy)† NSW NPA

McGauran, Julian John James* Vic. NPA

Mackay, Susan (Sue) Mary† Tas. ALP

McLucas, Jan Elizabeth* Qld ALP

Marshall, Gavin Mark† Vic. ALP

Mason, Brett John* Qld LIB

Minchin, the Hon. Nicholas Hugh* SA LIB

Moore, Claire Mary† Qld ALP

Murphy, Shayne Michael* Tas. IND

Murray, Andrew James Marshall† WA AD

Nettle, Kerry Michelle† NSW AG

O’Brien, Kerry Williams Kelso* Tas. ALP

Patterson, the Hon. Kay Christine Lesley† Vic. LIB

Payne, Marise Ann† NSW LIB

Ray, the Hon. Robert Francis† Vic. ALP

Reid, the Hon. Margaret Elizabeth‡ ACT LIB

Ridgeway, Aden Derek* NSW AD

Scullion, Nigel Gregory‡ NT CLP

Sherry, the Hon. Nicholas (Nick) John† Tas. ALP

Stephens, Ursula Mary† NSW ALP

Stott Despoja, Natasha Jessica† SA AD

Tchen, Tsebin* Vic. LIB

Tierney, Dr John William* NSW LIB

Troeth, the Hon. Judith Mary* Vic. LIB

Vanstone, the Hon. Amanda Eloise* SA LIB

Watson, John Odin Wentworth† Tas. LIB

Webber, Ruth Stephanie† WA ALP

Wong, Penelope (Penny) Ying Yen† SA ALP

* Indicates date of expiry of Senator’s term of service is 30.6.2005. † Indicates date of expiry of Senator’s term of service is 30.6.2008. ‡

Pursuant to the Senate (Representation of Territories) Act 1973 , a Senator’s term of service expires at the close of the day next preceding the polling day for the general election of Members of the House of Representatives.

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House of Representatives

Speaker of the House of Representatives

ANDREW, the Honourable John Neil Speaker of the House of Representatives from 10.11.1998.

Born 7.6.1944, Waikerie, South Australia. Educated at Waikerie Primary and High Schools; Urrbrae Agricultural College; Australian Nuffield Scholar in Agriculture 1975.

Prior to entering Parliament, Mr Andrew worked as a horticulturalist. He also served as a member of various local government and community groups.

Mr Andrew was elected to the House of Representatives for the seat of Wakefield in South Australia at the federal election on 5 March 1983. He was subsequently re-elected in 1984, 1987, 1990, 1993, 1996, 1998 and 2001.

He was Deputy Chair of Committees in 1985, 1989‐90 and 1993‐94 and was a Member of the Speaker’s Panel from 1994. Mr Andrew chaired the Public Works Committee in 1996‐97 and served as Chief Government Whip in 1997‐98. He was elected Speaker of the House of Representatives on 10 November 1998.

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Liberal Party of Australia

Leader of the Party and Prime Minister Howard, the Hon. John Winston

Deputy Leader of the Party Costello, the Hon. Peter Howard

Chief Government Whip Lloyd, James (Jim) Eric

Government Whips McArthur, Fergus Stewart Gash, Joanna

National Party of Australia

Leader of the Party and Deputy Prime Minister Anderson, the Hon. John Duncan

Deputy Leader of the Party Vaile, the Hon. Mark Anthony James

Party Whips Forrest, John Alexander Neville, Paul Christopher

Australian Labor Party

Leader of the Party and Leader of the Opposition Crean, the Hon. Simon Findlay

Deputy Leader of the Party and Deputy Leader of the Opposition Macklin, Jennifer (Jenny) Louise

Chief Opposition Whip Crosio, the Hon. Janice Ann

Opposition Whips Danby, Michael David Quick, Harry Vernon

Office holders

Parliamentary Party Leaders and Whips

Speaker Andrew, the Hon. John Neil

Deputy Speaker Causley, the Hon. Ian Raymond

Second Deputy Speaker Jenkins, Harry Alfred

Speaker’s Panel

Adams, the Hon. Dick Godfrey Harry

Barresi, Phillip Anthony

Corcoran, Ann Kathleen

Gambaro, Teresa

Hawker, David Peter Maxwell

Lindsay, Peter John

Mossfield, Frank William, AM

Price, the Hon. Leo Roger Spurway

Scott, the Hon. Bruce Craig

Wilkie, Kimberley (Kim) William

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Members of the House of Representatives*

Senator Electorate State or Territory Party

Abbott, the Hon. Anthony (Tony) John Warringah NSW LIB

Adams, the Hon. Dick Godfrey Harry Lyons Tas. ALP

Albanese, Anthony Norman Grayndler NSW ALP

Anderson, the Hon. John Duncan Gwydir NSW NPA

Andren, Peter James Calare NSW IND

Andrew, the Hon. John Neil Wakefield SA LIB

Andrews, the Hon. Kevin James Menzies Vic. LIB

Anthony, the Hon. Lawrence (Larry) James Richmond NSW NPA

Bailey, the Hon. Frances (Fran) Esther McEwen Vic. LIB

Baird, the Hon. Bruce George Cook NSW LIB

Baldwin, Robert (Bob) Charles Paterson NSW LIB

Barresi, Phillip Anthony Deakin Vic. LIB

Bartlett, Kerry Joseph Macquarie NSW LIB

Beazley, the Hon. Kim Christian Brand WA ALP

Bevis, the Hon. Archibald (Arch) Ronald Brisbane Qld ALP

Billson, Bruce Fredrick Dunkley Vic. LIB

Bishop, the Hon. Bronwyn Kathleen Mackellar NSW LIB

Bishop, Julie Isabel Curtin WA LIB

Brereton, the Hon. Laurence John Kingsford Smith NSW ALP

Brough, the Hon. Malcolm (Mal) Thomas Longman Qld LIB

Burke, Anna Elizabeth Chisholm Vic. ALP

Byrne, Anthony Michael Holt Vic. ALP

Cadman, the Hon. Alan Glyndwr Mitchell NSW LIB

Cameron, the Hon. Ross Alexander Parramatta NSW LIB

Causley, the Hon. Ian Raymond Page NSW NPA

Charles, Robert (Bob) Edwin La Trobe Vic. LIB

Ciobo, Steven Michele Moncrieff Qld LIB

Cobb, John Kenneth Parkes NSW NPA

Corcoran, Ann Kathleen Isaacs Vic. ALP

Costello, the Hon. Peter Howard Higgins Vic. LIB

Cox, David Alexander Kingston SA ALP

Crean, the Hon. Simon Findlay Hotham Vic. ALP

Crosio, the Hon. Janice Ann, MBE Prospect NSW ALP

Danby, Michael David Melbourne Ports Vic. ALP

Downer, the Hon. Alexander John Gosse Mayo SA LIB

Draper, Patricia (Trish) Makin SA LIB

Dutton, Peter Craig Dickson Qld LIB

Edwards, the Hon. Graham John Cowan WA ALP

Ellis, Annette Louise Canberra ACT ALP

Elson, Kay Selma Forde Qld LIB

Emerson, Dr Craig Anthony Rankin Qld ALP

Entsch, the Hon. Warren George Leichhardt Qld LIB

Evans, Martyn John Bonython SA ALP

* As at 31.8.2002.

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Farmer, Patrick (Pat) Francis Macarthur NSW LIB

Ferguson, Laurie Donald Thomas Reid NSW ALP

Ferguson, Martin John, AM Batman Vic. ALP

Fitzgibbon, Joel Andrew Hunter NSW ALP

Forrest, John Alexander Mallee Vic. NPA

Gallus, the Hon. Christine Ann Hindmarsh SA LIB

Gambaro, Teresa Petrie Qld LIB

Gash, Joanna Gilmore NSW LIB

George, Jennie Throsby NSW ALP

Georgiou, Petro Kooyong Vic. LIB

Gibbons, Stephen (Steve) William Bendigo Vic. ALP

Gillard, Julia Eileen Lalor Vic. ALP

Grierson, Sharon Joy Newcastle NSW ALP

Griffin, Alan Peter Bruce Vic. ALP

Haase, Barry Wayne Kalgoorlie WA LIB

Hall, Jill Griffiths Shortland NSW ALP

Hardgrave, the Hon. Gary Douglas Moreton Qld LIB

Hartsuyker, Luke Cowper NSW NPA

Hatton, Michael John Blaxland NSW ALP

Hawker, David Peter Maxwell Wannon Vic. LIB

Hoare, Kelly Joy Charlton NSW ALP

Hockey, the Hon. Joseph (Joe) Benedict North Sydney NSW LIB

Howard, the Hon. John Winston Bennelong NSW LIB

Hull, Kay Elizabeth Riverina NSW NPA

Hunt, Gregory (Greg) Andrew Flinders Vic. LIB

Irwin, Julia Claire Fowler NSW ALP

Jackson, Sharryn Maree Hasluck WA ALP

Jenkins, Harry Alfred Scullin Vic. ALP

Johnson, Michael Andrew Ryan Qld LIB

Jull, the Hon. David Francis Fadden Qld LIB

Katter, the Hon. Robert (Bob) Carl Kennedy Qld IND

Kelly, De-Anne Margaret Dawson Qld NPA

Kelly, the Hon. Jacqueline (Jackie) Marie Lindsay NSW LIB

Kemp, the Hon. Dr David Alistair Goldstein Vic. LIB

Kerr, the Hon. Duncan James Colquhoun Denison Tas. ALP

King, Catherine Fiona Ballarat Vic. ALP

King, Peter Edward Wentworth NSW LIB

Latham, Mark William Werriwa NSW ALP

Lawrence, the Hon. Dr Carmen Mary Fremantle WA ALP

Ley, Sussan Penelope Farrer NSW LIB

Lindsay, Peter John Herbert Qld LIB

Livermore, Kirsten Fiona Capricornia Qld ALP

Lloyd, James (Jim) Eric Robertson NSW LIB

McArthur, Fergus Stewart Corangamite Vic. LIB

McClelland, Robert Bruce Barton NSW ALP

Macfarlane, the Hon. Ian Elgin Groom Qld LIB

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Senator Electorate State or Territory Party

McFarlane, Jann Sonya Stirling WA ALP

McGauran, the Hon. Peter John Gippsland Vic. NPA

Macklin, Jennifer (Jenny) Louise Jagajaga Vic. ALP

McLeay, the Hon. Leo Boyce Watson NSW ALP

McMullan, the Hon. Robert (Bob) Francis Fraser ACT ALP

Martin, the Hon. Dr Stephen Paul† Cunningham NSW ALP

May, Margaret Ann McPherson Qld LIB

Melham, Daryl Banks NSW ALP

Mossfield, Frank William, AM Greenway NSW ALP

Moylan, the Hon. Judith (Judi) Eleanor Pearce WA LIB

Murphy, John Paul Lowe NSW ALP

Nairn, Gary Roy Eden-Monaro NSW LIB

Nelson, the Hon. Dr Brendan John Bradfield NSW LIB

Neville, Paul Christopher Hinkler Qld NPA

O’Byrne, Michelle Anne Bass Tas. ALP

O'Connor, Brendan Patrick Burke Vic. ALP

O’Connor, Gavan Michael Corio Vic. ALP

Panopoulos, Sophie Indi Vic. LIB

Pearce, Christopher (Chris) John Aston Vic. LIB

Plibersek, Tanya Joan Sydney NSW ALP

Price, the Hon. Leo Roger Spurway Chifley NSW ALP

Prosser, the Hon. Geoffrey Daniel Forrest WA LIB

Pyne, Christopher Maurice Sturt SA LIB

Quick, Harry Vernon Franklin Tas. ALP

Randall, Donald (Don) James Canning WA LIB

Ripoll, Bernard (Bernie) Fernando Oxley Qld ALP

Roxon, Nicola Louise Gellibrand Vic. ALP

Rudd, Kevin Michael Griffith Qld ALP

Ruddock, the Hon. Philip Maxwell Berowra NSW LIB

Sawford, Rodney Weston Port Adelaide SA ALP

Schultz, Albert (Alby) John Hume NSW LIB

Sciacca, the Hon. Concetto (Con) Antonio Bowman Qld ALP

Scott, the Hon. Bruce Craig Maranoa Qld NPA

Secker, Patrick Damien Barker SA LIB

Sercombe, Robert (Bob) Charles Grant Maribyrnong Vic. ALP

Sidebottom, Peter (Sid) Braddon Tas. ALP

Slipper, the Hon. Peter Neil Fisher Qld LIB

Smith, Anthony (Tony) David Hawthorn Casey Vic. LIB

Smith, Stephen Francis Perth WA ALP

Snowdon, the Hon. Warren Edward Lingiari NT ALP

Somlyay, the Hon. Alexander Michael Fairfax Qld LIB

Southcott, Dr Andrew John Boothby SA LIB

Stone, the Hon. Dr Sharman Nancy Murray Vic. LIB

Swan, Wayne Maxwell Lilley Qld ALP

Tanner, Lindsay James Melbourne Vic. ALP

Thompson, Cameron Paul Blair Qld LIB

resigned 16.8.2002.

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Senator Electorate State or Territory Party

Thomson, Kelvin John Wills Vic. ALP

Ticehurst, Kenneth (Ken) Vincent Dobell NSW LIB

Tol lner, David William Solomon NT CLP

Tr uss, the Hon. Warren Errol Wide Bay Qld NPA

Tuckey, the Hon. Charles Wilson O’Connor WA LIB

Vaile, the Hon. Mark Anthony James Lyne NSW NPA

Vale, the Hon. Danna Sue Hughes NSW LIB

Vamvakinou, Maria Calwell Vic. ALP

Wakelin, Barry Hugh Grey SA LIB

Washer, Dr Malcolm (Mal) James Moore WA LIB

Wilkie, Kimberley (Kim) William Swan WA ALP

Williams, the Hon. Daryl Robert, AM, QC Tangney WA LIB

Windsor, Antony (Tony) Harold Curties New England NSW IND

Worth, the Hon. Patricia (Trish) Mary Adelaide SA LIB

Zahra, Christian John McMillan Vic. ALP

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Prime Minister Howard, the Hon. John Winston Hill, Senator the Hon. Robert Murray

Parliamentary Secretary Kelly, the Hon. Jacqueline Marie to the Prime Minister

Parliamentary Secretary Slipper, the Hon. Peter Neil (Acting) to Cabinet

Minister for Transport Anderson, the Hon. John Duncan Macdonald, Senator the Hon. and Regional Services Ian Douglas

Deputy Prime Minister

Minister for Regional Services, Tuckey, the Hon. Charles Wilson Macdonald, Senator the Hon. Territories and Local Government Ian Douglas

Parliamentary Secretary Boswell, Senator the Hon. Ronald Leslie Doyle

Treasurer Costello, the Hon. Peter Howard Minchin, Senator the Hon.

Nicholas Hugh

Minister for Revenue and Coonan, Senator the Hon. Costello, the Hon. Peter Howard Assistant Treasurer Helen Lloyd

Parliamentary Secretary Campbell, Senator the Hon. Manager of Government Ian Gordon Business in the Senate

Minister for Trade Vaile, the Hon. Mark Hill, Senator the Hon.

Anthony James Robert Murray

Minister for Foreign Affairs Downer, the Hon. Alexander Hill, Senator the Hon. John Gosse Robert Murray

Parliamentary Secretary Gallus, the Hon. Christine Ann (Foreign Affairs)

Minister for Defence Hill, Senator the Hon. Vale, the Hon. Danna Sue

Leader of the Government Robert Murray in the Senate

Minister Assisting the Minister Vale, the Hon. Danna Sue Hill, Senator the Hon. for Defence Robert Murray

Minister for Veterans' Affairs

Parliamentary Secretary Bailey, the Hon. Frances Esther

The Ministry

The Third Howard Ministry *

Representation in

Title Minister other Chamber

* As at 31.8.2002. Cabinet Ministers are shown in bold type. As a general rule, there is one department in each portfolio. Except for the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the title of each department reflects that of the portfolio minister. There is also a Department of Veterans’ Affairs in the Defence portfolio.

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Representation in

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Minister for Communications, Alston, Senator the Hon. McGauran, the Hon. Peter John Information Technology Richard Kenneth Robert and the Arts Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate

Minister for the Arts and Sport Kemp, Senator the Hon. Rod McGauran, the Hon. Peter John

Minister for Employment and Abbott, the Hon. Anthony John Alston, Senator the Hon. Workplace Relations Richard Kenneth Robert

Leader of the House Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service

Minister for Employment Brough, the Hon. Malcolm Thomas Alston, Senator the Hon. Services Richard Kenneth Robert

Minister for Immigration Ruddock, the Hon. Philip Maxwell Ellison, Senator the Hon. and Multicultural and Christopher Martin

Indigenous Affairs Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Reconciliation

Minister for Citizenship Hardgrave, the Hon. Gary Douglas Ellison, Senator the Hon. and Multicultural Affairs Christopher Martin

Minister for the Environment Kemp, the Hon. Dr David Alistair Hill, Senator the Hon. and Heritage Robert Murray

Vice-President of the Executive Council

Parliamentary Secretary Stone, the Hon. Dr Sharman Nancy

Attorney-General Williams, the Hon. Daryl Robert, Ellison, Senator the Hon. AM, QC Christopher Martin

Minister for Justice Ellison, Senator the Hon. Williams, the Hon. Daryl Robert

and Customs Christopher Martin AM, QC

Minister for Finance Minchin, Senator the Costello, the Hon. Peter Howard

and Administration Hon. Nicholas Hugh Special Minister of State Abetz, Senator the Hon. Eric Abbott, the Hon. Anthony John

Parliamentary Secretary Slipper, the Hon. Peter Neil

Minister for Agriculture, Tr uss, the Hon. Warren Errol Macdonald, Senator the Fisheries and Forestry Hon. Ian Douglas

Minister for Forestry Macdonald, Senator the Truss, the Hon. Warren Errol

and Conservation Hon. Ian Douglas

Parliamentary Secretary Troeth, Senator the Hon. Judith Mary

Minister for Family Vanstone, Senator the Anthony, the Hon.

and Community Services Hon. Amanda Eloise Lawrence James

Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Status of Women

Minister for Children Anthony, the Hon. Vanstone, Senator the Hon.

and Youth Affairs Lawrence James Amanda Eloise

Representation in

Title Minister other Chamber

Minister for Education, Nelson, the Hon. Dr Brendan John Alston, Senator the Hon. Science and Training Richard Kenneth Robert

Minister for Science McGauran, the Hon. Peter John Alston, Senator the Hon. Deputy Leader of the House Richard Kenneth Robert

Parliamentary Secretary Cameron, the Hon. Ross Alexander

Minister for Health and Ageing Patterson, Senator the Andrews, the Hon. Kevin James Hon. Kay Christine Lesley Minister for Ageing Andrews, the Hon. Kevin James Patterson, Senator the Hon. Kay Christine Lesley Parliamentary Secretary Worth, the Hon. Patricia Mary

Minister for Industry, Macfarlane, the Hon. Ian Elgin Minchin, Senator the Hon. Tourism and Resources Nicholas Hugh

Minister for Small Business Hockey, the Hon. Joseph Benedict Minchin, Senator the Hon. and Tourism Nicholas Hugh

Parliamentary Secretary Entsch, the Hon. Warren George

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The Shadow Ministry * Leader of the Opposition Crean, the Hon. Simon Findlay

Deputy Leader of the Opposition Macklin, Jennifer Louise

Shadow Minister for Employment, Education, Tr aining and Science

Leader of the Opposition in the Senate Faulkner, Senator the Hon. John Philip Shadow Minister for Public Administration and Home Affairs

Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Senate Conroy, Senator Stephen Michael Shadow Minister for Finance, Small Business and Financial Services

Shadow Treasurer McMullan, the Hon. Robert Francis

Shadow Minister for Finance and Small Business

Shadow Minister for Innovation, Industry Emerson, Dr Craig Anthony and Trade

Shadow Minister for Defence Evans, Senator Christopher Vaughan

Shadow Minister for Regional Ferguson, Martin John, AM

Development, Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism

Shadow Minister for Population and Immigration Gillard, Julia Eileen

Shadow Minister for Economic Ownership, Housing Latham, Mark William and Urban Development and Community Security

Shadow Minister for Reconciliation, Aboriginal Lawrence, the Hon. Dr Carmen Mary and Torres Strait Islander Affairs, the Arts, and Status of Women

Shadow Attorney-General McClelland, Robert Bruce

Shadow Minister for Workplace Relations

Shadow Minister for Primary Industries O'Brien, Senator Kerry Williams Kelso and Resources

Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs Rudd, Kevin Michael

Shadow Minister for Health and Ageing Smith, Stephen Francis

Shadow Minister for Family and Community Services Swan, Wayne Maxwell Manager of Opposition Business in the House

Shadow Minister for Communications Tanner, Lindsay James

Shadow Minister for Environment and Heritage Thomson, Kelvin John

Shadow Minister for Science and Research Carr, Senator Kim John

Shadow Minister for Employment Services Albanese, Anthony Norman and Training

Shadow Minister for Justice and Customs Melham, Daryl

Shadow Assistant Treasurer Cox, David Alexander

Shadow Minister for Retirement Incomes and Sherry, Senator the Hon. Nicholas John Savings, and Consumer Affairs

Shadow Minister for Information Technology Lundy, Senator Kate Alexandra and Sport

Shadow Minister for Veterans' Affairs Bishop, Senator Thomas Mark

Shadow Minister for Regional Services, Territories, Local Government and Tourism O’Connor, Gavan Michael

* As at 31.8.2002. Shadow Cabinet Members shown in bold.

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Shadow Minister for Citizenship and Ferguson, Laurie Donald Thomas Multicultural Affairs

Shadow Minister for Resources Fitzgibbon, Joel Andrew

Shadow Minister for Ageing and Seniors Ellis, Annette Louise Shadow Minister Assisting the Minister for Family and Community Services on Disabilities

Shadow Minister for Children and Youth Roxon, Nicola Louise

Parliamentary Secretaries Parliamentary Secretary (Leader of the Opposition) Griffin, Alan Peter Parliamentary Secretary (Consumer Affairs and Banking Services)

Parliamentary Secretary (Manufacturing Industry) Campbell, Senator George

Parliamentary Secretary (Defence) Edwards, the Hon. Graham John

Parliamentary Secretary (Northern Australia and Snowdon, the Hon. Warren Edward the Territories)

Parliamentary Secretary (Attorney-General) Ludwig, Senator Joseph William Manager of Opposition Business in the Senate

Parliamentary Secretary (Primary Industries Sidebottom, Peter Sid and Resources)

Parliamentary Secretary (Health and Ageing) Murphy, John Paul

Parliamentary Secretary Forshaw, Senator Michael George

(Family and Community Services)

Parliamentary Secretary (Communications) Zahra, Christian John

Parliamentary Secretary (Environment and Heritage) Livermore, Kirsten Fiona

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Parliamentary committees*

Senate Committees Standing Committees Appropriations and Staffing House Library Privileges Procedure Publications Selection of Bills Senators’ Interests

Legislative Scrutiny Standing Committees Regulations and Ordinances Scrutiny of Bills

Legislative and General Purpose Standing Committees Community Affairs Legislation Community Affairs References Economics Legislation Economics References Employment, Workplace Relations and Education Legislation Employment, Workplace Relations and Education References Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Legislation Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts References Finance and Public Administration Legislation Finance and Public Administration References Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Legal and Constitutional Legislation Legal and Constitutional References Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References

Select Committees A Certain Maritime Incident Superannuation

* As at 31.8.2002.

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House of Representatives Committees

Standing Committees pursuant to Standing Orders Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Ageing Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Economics, Finance and Public Administration Education and Training Employment and Workplace Relations Environment and Heritage Family and Community Affairs House Industry and Resources Legal and Constitutional Affairs Library Members’ Interests Privileges Procedure Publications Science and Innovation Selection Transport and Regional Services

Joint Committees Joint Statutory Committees ASIO, ASIS and DSD Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings Corporations and Financial Services National Crime Authority Native Title and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land Fund Public Accounts and Audit Public Works

Joint Standing Committees Electoral Matters Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Migration National Capital and External Territories Treaties