• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE4175

Mackay, Susan Mary

(1960 – )
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 14 April, 1960, Aberdeen Scotland
  • Occupation Advisor, Parliamentarian, Union organiser


A member of the Australian Labor Party, Susan Mackay was elected to the Senate of the Parliament of Australia as a Senator for Tasmania in March 1996. She was re-elected in 2001. During her terms in parliament, she held a number of Shadow ministries, which included Employment and Training, Industrial Relations, and Regional Services, Territories and Local Government. She was Opposition Whip in the Senate from 2001 until 2004. She resigned from the Parliament in 2005.

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Archival resources

  • National Library of Australia
    • [Biographical cuttings on Sue Mackay, secretary for the ALP state branch, Tasmania, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]

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