Peter Dunn (politician)

Henry Peter Kestel Dunn (11 September 1935) is a former Australian politician. He was a Liberal member of the South Australian Legislative Council from 1982 to 1997. From 1994 to 1997 he was President of the Council.[1][2]

He is not closely related to the old Dunn family of South Australia which included the miller John Dunn who founded Mount Barker, John Dunn Jr. MHA, William Henry Dunn MHA, William Paltridge MHA, Herbert Charles Dunn MHA, agriculturist Charles Dunn (1796–1881) who founded Charleston, South Australia, the Rev. William Arthur Dunn, president of Prince Alfred College, architect Hedley Allen Dunn, and embezzler and arsonist Alfred Henry Dunn (c. 1845–1904).


  1. ^ "Hon Peter Dunn". Parliament of South Australia.
  2. ^ Martin, Robert (2009). Responsible Government in South Australia, Volume 2. ISBN 9781862548442.
South Australian Legislative Council
Preceded by
Gordon Bruce
President of the
South Australian Legislative Council

Succeeded by
Jamie Irwin