The South-East Province was an electoral region of the Western Australian Legislative Council, introduced after the introduction of responsible government in the 1890s. It initially comprised Williams, Plantagenet, and Albany Electoral Districts.
The Western Australian Legislative Council is the upper house of the Parliament of Western Australia, a state of Australia. It is regarded as a house of review for legislation passed by the Legislative Assembly, the lower house. The two Houses of Parliament sit in Parliament House in the state capital, Perth.
Williams was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Western Australia from 1890 to 1950.
Plantagenet was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in Western Australia from 1890 to 1904.
|Three members (1894–1965)|
|Member 1||Party||Term||Member 2||Party||Term||Member 3||Party||Term|
|Frederick Crowder||None||1894–1900||Samuel Haynes||None||1894–1910||Charles Piesse||None||1894–1914|
|Harold Piesse||Ind. Country||1932–1938|
|Major reconstitution in 1950 – existing South-East Province members effectively swapped with existing South Province members.|
|Robert Boylen||Labor||1950–1955||John Cunningham||Liberal||1950–1954||George Bennetts||Labor||1950–1965|
|Two members (1965–1989)|
|Jim Garrigan||Labor||1965–1971||Claude Stubbs||Labor||1965–1980|
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