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Brian Harradine

Australian politician

Richard William Brian Harradine (9 January 1935 – 14 April 2014) was an Australian politician. He served as an independent member of the Australian Senate, from 1975 to 2005.[1] He represented the state of Tasmania. He was the longest-serving independent federal politician in Australian history and a Father of the Senate.

Brian Harradine
Senator for Tasmania
In office
13 December 1975 – 30 June 2005
Personal details
Born(1935-01-09)9 January 1935
Quorn, South Australia
Died14 April 2014(2014-04-14) (aged 79)
Tasmania, Australia
Political partyIndependent

Harradine died in Tasmania, Australia from a stroke, aged 79.[2]

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