Members of the South Australian Legislative Council, 1997–2002

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This is a list of members of the South Australian Legislative Council between 1997 and 2002. As half of the Legislative Council's terms expired at each state election, half of these members were elected at the 1993 state election with terms expiring in 2002, while the other half were elected at the 1997 state election with terms expiring in 2006.

Name Party Term expiry Term of office
Terry Cameron Labor/Independent/SA First [1] 2006 1995–2006
Trevor Crothers Labor/Independent [2] 2002 1987–2002
Legh Davis Liberal 2002 1979–2002
John Dawkins Liberal 2006 1997–present
Mike Elliott Democrat 2006 1985–1993, 1994–2002
Ian Gilfillan Democrat 2006 1982–1993, 1997–2006
Trevor Griffin Liberal 2002 1978–2002
Paul Holloway Labor 2002 1995–2011
Jamie Irwin Liberal 2002 1985–2002
Sandra Kanck Democrat 2002 1993–2008
Diana Laidlaw Liberal 2006 1982–2003
Robert Lawson Liberal 2002 1993–2010
Rob Lucas Liberal 2006 1982–present
Carolyn Pickles Labor 2002 1985–2002
Angus Redford Liberal 2002 1993–2006
Ron Roberts Labor 2006 1989–2006
Terry Roberts Labor 2002 1984–2006
Caroline Schaefer Liberal 2002 1993–2010
Bob Sneath [3] Labor 2006 2000–2012
Julian Stefani Liberal 2006 1988–2006
George Weatherill [3] Labor 2006 1986–2000
Nick Xenophon Independent No Pokies 2006 1997–2007
Carmel Zollo Labor 2006 1997–2014
1 Terry Cameron was elected as an Labor MLC, but resigned from the party in August 1998 to support the sale of ETSA. He served as an independent until 25 March 1999, when he founded the SA First party.
2 Trevor Crothers was elected as an Labor MLC, but resigned from the party in June 1999 to support the sale of ETSA. He served out the remainder of his term as an independent.
3 Labor MLC George Weatherill resigned on 1 September 2000. Bob Sneath was appointed to the resulting casual vacancy on 4 October 2000.

References[edit]

  • "Statistical Record of the Legislature, 1837–2007", Parliament of South Australia, 2007.
  • "History of South Australian Elections, 1857–2006", Dean Jaensch, 2006.