Members of the South Australian Legislative Council, 2002–2006

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This is a list of members of the South Australian Legislative Council between 2002 and 2006. As half of the Legislative Council's terms expired at each state election, half of these members were elected at the 1997 state election with terms expiring in 2006, while the other half were elected at the 2002 state election with terms expiring in 2010.

Name Party Term expiry Term of office
Terry Cameron SA First/Independent [1] 2006 1995–2006
John Dawkins Liberal 2006 1997–present
Mike Elliott [2] Democrat 2006 1985–1993, 1994–2002
Andrew Evans Family First 2010 2002–2008
Gail Gago Labor 2010 2002–2018
John Gazzola Labor 2010 2002–2018
Ian Gilfillan Democrat 2006 1982–1993, 1997–2006
Paul Holloway Labor 2010 1995–2011
Sandra Kanck Democrat 2010 1993–2008
Diana Laidlaw [3] Liberal 2006 1982–2003
Robert Lawson Liberal 2010 1993–2010
Michelle Lensink [3] Liberal 2006 2003–present
Rob Lucas Liberal 2006 1982–present
Angus Redford [5] Liberal 2010 1993–2006
Kate Reynolds [2] Democrat 2006 2003–2006
David Ridgway Liberal 2010 2002–present
Ron Roberts Labor 2006 1989–2006
Terry Roberts [4] Labor 2010 1984–2006
Caroline Schaefer Liberal 2010 1993–2010
Bob Sneath Labor 2006 2000–2012
Julian Stefani Liberal 2006 1988–2006
Terry Stephens Liberal 2010 2002–present
Nick Xenophon Independent No Pokies 2006 1997–2007
Carmel Zollo Labor 2006 1997–2014
1 Terry Cameron had been elected as an Labor member, but had resigned from the party, initially sitting as an independent, and then founding the SA First party in 1999. He did not face re-election in 2002, but the party disbanded soon after the election, and Cameron subsequently returned to being an independent MLC.
2 Democrat MLC Mike Elliott resigned on 10 December 2002. Kate Reynolds was appointed to the resulting casual vacancy on 17 February 2003.
3 Liberal MLC Diana Laidlaw resigned on 6 June 2003. Michelle Lensink was appointed to the resulting casual vacancy on 26 June 2003.
4 Labor MLC Terry Roberts died on 18 February 2006. Bernard Finnigan was appointed to the remaining four years of Roberts' term on 2 May 2006.
5 Liberal MLC Angus Redford resigned on 27 February 2006 to contest the marginal House of Assembly seat of Bright at the 2006 state election. Stephen Wade was appointed to the remaining four years of Redford's term on 2 May 2006.

References[edit]

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