• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE4178

Kirk, Linda Jean

(1967 – )
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 24 May, 1967, Adelaide South Australia Australia
  • Occupation Industrial officer, Lawyer, Parliamentarian, Solicitor, University teacher


A member of the Australian Labor Party, Linda Kirk was elected to the Senate of the Parliament of Australia representing South Australia in 2001. She served for one term only as she lost Party pre-selection for the 2007 federal election. She held the position of Deputy Opposition Leader in the Senate from July 2005 until February 2008. She retired from the Senate in June 2008. Before entering parliament, she served as a councillor on the Adelaide City Council from 1998-2000.

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