List of Australian politicians convicted of crimes
A list of Australian politicians who have been convicted of crimes.
- Michael Cobb - NSW federal National Party MP fined $14,000 and given a two-year suspended jail term after being found guilty of rorting travel expenses.
- Pauline Hanson - One Nation co-founder sentenced to three years' jail for electoral fraud, but was subsequently acquitted and found to have been jailed wrongly.
New South Wales
|Rex Jackson||1987||Labor Party||accepting bribes||10 years||former Minister for Corrective Services; increased from 7½ years on appeal|||
|Tony Packard||1993||Liberal Party||unlawful use of listening devices||convicted, fined $1000|||
|Barry Morris||1996||Liberal Party||making death threats||1 year||decreased from 2½ years on appeal|||
|Milton Orkopoulos||2008||Labor Party||33 counts, including child sex and drug offences||13 years and 8 months (non-parole period 9 years)||appealed March 2009|||
|Richard Face||2009||Labor Party||Making a false statement to the ICAC||fined $2500, three-year good behaviour bond|||
|Brian Austin||1990||National Party||misappropriating public funds||15 months|||
|Leisha Harvey||1990||National Party||misappropriating public funds||12 months||7 months served in home detention|||
|Don Lane||1990||National Party||misappropriating public funds||12 months|||
|Geoff Muntz||1990||National Party||misappropriating public funds||12 months|||
|Keith Wright||1993||Labor Party||child sex offences||8 years (non-parole period 4 years), paroled after 5½ years||Former Opposition Leader|||
|Bill D'Arcy||2000||Labor Party||child sex offences||11 years (non-parole period 7 years)|||
|Merri Rose||2005||Labor Party||extortion||1½ years|||
|Gordon Nuttall||2009, 2011||Labor Party||Corruption, receiving secret commissions, theft||15 years (non-parole period 10 years)|||
|Karen Struthers||2007||Labor Party||Drink driving||$1000 fine and loss of licence for 10 months|||
|Brenton Best||2002||Labor Party||Drink driving|||
|Terry Martin||2011||Independent||Producing child pornography and sexual penetration of a child under the age of 17||suspended sentence|||
|Dr Bob Brown||1983||The Greens||Protesting against the Franklin Dam||19 Days in Risdon Prison|||
|Carolyn Hirsh||2005||Labor Party||Drink driving||$600 and driving ban of 6 months||,|
|Andrew Olexander||2005||Liberal Party||Drink driving||,|
|Carolyn Hirsh||2006||Labor Party||Drink driving and driving whilst disqualified||$600 and driving ban of 1 year||,|
|Adem Somyurek||2009||Labor Party||Driving whilst disqualified||$300 and 1 month suspended Gaol sentence||,|
|Brian Burke||1994||Labor Party||misappropriating public funds||7 months||former state Premier|||
|Ray O'Connor||1995||Liberal Party||stealing a Bond Corporation cheque from a parked car||18 months||former state Premier|||
|David Parker||1996||Labor Party||perjury||18 months||former state Deputy Premier, paroled after six months|||
|Wayde Smith||1998||Liberal Party||perjury||18 months||paroled after six months|||
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