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2016-10-02

 

  

Guest Speakers at PRSAV-T Inc. Annual General Meetings

 

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No.*

Year

Guest Speakers

Background

71
2016

Mr Ricky Muir
Senator for Victoria, 2014-16, Australian Motoring Enthusiast Party, who became the first federal parliamentarian to advocate the Hare-Clark system, with Robson Rotation, in the Parliament, resulting in a favourable response by a Labor senator.
70
2015
Mr Stephen Lesslie followed
by
Mr Bogey Musidlak
Presidents of the NSW Branch of the Proportional Representation Society of Australia, and the Proportional Representation Society of Australia respectively
 
69 2014 Mr Adam Bandt MHR
MHR for Melbourne, and Deputy Leader of the Australian Greens party in the Australian Parliament
68 2013 Dr Vanessa Teague
BSc (Melb)
PhD (Stanford)

Research Fellow in the Department of Computing and Information Systems at the University of Melbourne. Her main research interest is in electronic voting, with a focus on cryptographic schemes for end-to-end verifiable elections.

66

2011

Mr Antony Green

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Election Analyst

65

2010

Mr John Lenders MLC

Treasurer of Victoria 2007-10, and successful proponent of the institution of quota-preferential proportional representation for the Legislative Council of Victoria

64

2009

Mr Malcolm Mackerras AO

Former Associate Professor at the Australian Defence Forces Academy, elections commentator, creator of the Mackerras Pendulum

63

2008

Hon. Neil Robson AM

A former Liberal MHA for Bass, initiator of Tasmaniaís successful private memberís bill for Robson Rotation, and later Tasmaniaís electoral minister

62

2007

Ms Susan Pennicuik MLC

Greens Party MLC for Southern Metropolitan Region, Greens Whip and a Deputy President of the Legislative Council

59

2004

Dr Paul Grossman Ph.D. (Cantab)

PRSAV-T Inc. member and a PRSAV-T Inc. Accredited PR Vote-counting Officer, until his death in 2011. He was the Designer of a PR Vote-counting Spreadsheet

53

1998

Mr Peter Batchelor MLA

Opposition Transport Spokesman, Manager of Government Business in the Legislative Assembly of Victoria, Australian Labor Party MLA

51

1996

Professor Peter Singer AC

Ethicist at Monash University, Victoria, and subsequently a leading founder of the International Association of Bioethics

50

1995

Ms Lyn Allison

Australian Democrats No. 1 Senate candidate for Victoria, and later a senator for Victoria, and the eleventh and last Federal Leader of the Australian Democrats

49

1994

Mr Nicholas Renton AM

Actuary and author

48

1993

Mr Geoffrey Goode

PRSA National President

47

1992

Mrs Nancye Yeates

PRSAV President

46
1991
Senator Janet Powell AM
Fourth Federal Leader of the Australian Democrats, and a senator for Victoria

45

1990

Hon. Evan Walker MLC

Government Leader in the Legislative Council of Victoria, and Labor MLC

44

1989

Hon. Lou Lieberman MLA

Liberal Opposition Water Resources Spokesman in Victoria

43

1988

Hon. David White MLA

Victorian Government Minister, and Labor MLA

40

1985

Mr Andrew Gunter LL.B.

PRSA National Secretary-elect

35

1980

Mr Mark Birrell

President, Young Liberals, Victoria

34

1979

Senator the Hon. Donald Chipp

First Federal Leader of the Australian Democrats, and a senator for Victoria