Pauline Hanson

Australian politician

Pauline Lee Hanson (née Seccombe, formerly Zagorski; born 27 May 1954) is an Australian politician. She is the founder and leader of One Nation, a right-wing populist political party. She has been a Senator for Queensland since 2016.


Pauline Hanson
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Federal President of Pauline Hanson's
One Nation
Assumed office
29 November 2014[1]
Vice PresidentIan Nelson
Steve Dickson (QLD Leader)
Preceded byJim Savage
In office
11 April 1997 – 27 January 2002[1]
Vice PresidentDavid Oldfield
David Ettridge
John Fischer
Preceded byParty created
Succeeded byJohn Fischer
Senator for Queensland
Assumed office
2 July 2016
Preceded byGlenn Lazarus
Federal President of Pauline Hanson's
United Australia Party
In office
24 May 2007 – 31 March 2010
Vice PresidentBrian Burston
Preceded byParty created
Succeeded byParty dissolved
State Leader of Pauline Hanson's
One Nation
in Queensland
In office
29 November 2014 – 23 January 2017
DeputyIan Nelson
Preceded byJim Savage
Succeeded bySteve Dickson
In office
13 December 1999 – 6 March 2001
DeputyAllan Doak
Bill Flynn
Preceded byBill Feldman
Succeeded byBill Flynn
In office
11 April 1997 – 21 May 1998
DeputyPeter James
Preceded byParty created
Succeeded byHeather Hill
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Oxley
In office
2 March 1996 – 3 October 1998
Preceded byLes Scott
Succeeded byBernie Ripoll
Member of the Ipswich City Council
for Division 7[3][4]
In office
3 April 1994[2] – 22 March 1995[2][5]
Preceded byPaul Pisasale
Succeeded byDenise Hanly
Personal details
Born
Pauline Lee Seccombe

(1954-05-27) 27 May 1954 (age 66)
Woolloongabba, Queensland, Australia
Political partyPauline Hanson's One Nation (1997–2002; 2013–present)
Other political
affiliations
Independent (before 1994; 1996–1997; 2010–2013)
Liberal (1994–1996)
Pauline Hanson's United Australia (2007–2010)
Spouse(s)
Walter Zagorski
(m. 1971; div. 1977)

Mark Hanson
(m. 1980; div. 1987)
Domestic partnerTony Nyquist
(2011-present)
Children4
ResidenceBeaudesert, Queensland, Australia
EducationBuranda Girls' School,[6]
Coorparoo State School[7]
OccupationCatering service director
(Marsden Hanson Pty Ltd)
Administrative clerk
(Taylors Elliotts Ltd)
ProfessionPolitician
Websitewww.onenation.org.au/our-team/pauline-hanson/

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "History – Pauline Hanson's One Nation". Archived from the original on 13 March 2016. Retrieved 12 April 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "The rise and fall of Pauline Hanson". Archived from the original on 27 July 2016. Retrieved 22 December 2015.
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 10 July 2016. Retrieved 4 July 2016.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 18 March 2016. Retrieved 24 April 2016.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 23 April 2016.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. Rosemary Francis (22 April 2009). "Hanson, Pauline Lee (1954 – )". The Australian Women's Register. Archived from the original on 22 August 2016. Retrieved 21 August 2016.
  7. Hanson, Pauline (2007). Untamed & Unashamed. p. 34.