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ⓘ Women in the Tasmanian House of Assembly




                                     

ⓘ Women in the Tasmanian House of Assembly

There have been 35 women in the Tasmanian House of Assembly since its establishment in 1856. Women have had the right to vote since 1903 and the right to stand as candidates since 1921.

The first successful female candidates for the house of Assembly Amelia best and Mabel Miller, both liberals, who were elected in 1955. In 1962, Miller was better lost the election twice, in 1956 and 1959 was the first labour woman, Linda heaven. In 1964, as Miller and sky left the house, and women are repeatedly presented until 1976, when the works of Jill James was elected. Since then, women have been continuously represented in the house.

Christine Milne, Di Hollister were the first women elected to represent the greens. To date, no women were elected as independent members, although Mary Willey left the labor party at the end of its term. Katherine hay only Indigenous women were elected to the Tasmanian Parliament.

Lara Giddings became the first female Premier of Tasmania on 24 January 2011.

On his re-election, Madeleine Ogilvie on 11 September 2019, the meeting house became the first chamber of Parliament in Australian history to have a majority women, with 13 of the 25 members were women.

                                     
  • politician, who has been a Tasmanian Greens member of the Tasmanian House of Assembly since 2008, representing the electorate of Division of Denison which was
  • elected to the Tasmanian House of Assembly for the Labor Party in the Division of Denison at the 2014 state election. She was defeated at the 2018 state
  • elected to the Tasmanian House of Assembly for the Liberal Party in the Division of Braddon at the 2014 state election. She was defeated at the 2018 state
  • Guinea, she was a Labor Party member of the Tasmanian House of Assembly seat of Franklin from 2002 to 2018, and was the party s leader during her period as
  • since March 2017. She has been a member of the Tasmanian House of Assembly in the electorate of Lyons since the 2010 state election. Before she was leader
  • represented Bass in the Tasmanian House of Assembly since 3 March 2018, when she was elected at the 2018 state election. She represents the Labor Party. Bass
  • She was a member of the Tasmanian House of Assembly for the Division of Bass. Napier was first elected in 1992 and was re - elected in 1996, 1998, 2002
  • member of the Tasmanian House of Assembly representing the outer suburban Hobart seat of Franklin. She was first elected to parliament in the 1996 election
  • the 2014 state election, she was elected Speaker of the Tasmanian House of Assembly On 2 October 2017, Archer resigned as Speaker and was sworn in as

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