Legislative Council Members Inaugural Speeches

Also known as "maiden speech" or "first speech".

The members are listed according to the house of which they are currently a member. If the MP has been in more than one house the inaugural speech they gave in the other house is not included.

It is convention that a member's inaugural speech is heard without interjection.

Member Date Party

ARMITAGE, Rosemary

15 June 2011Independent

DEAN, Ivan

27 May 2003Independent

FARRELL, Craig

16 June 2011ALP

FORREST, Ruth

25 May 2005Independent

GAFFNEY, Mike

28 May 2009Independent

HISCUTT, Leonie

29 May 2013Liberal

HOWLETT, Jane

12 June 2018Liberal

LOVELL, Sarah

31 May 2017ALP

PALMER, Jo

15 September 2020Liberal

RATTRAY, Tania

25 May 2004Independent

SEIDEL, Bastian

25 August 2020ALP

SIEJKA, Jo

22 November 2017ALP

VALETINE, Rob

24 May 2012Independent

WEBB, Meg

7 August 2019Independent

WILLIE, Josh

25 May 2016ALP