Susan Mary Lenehan (born 2 November 1943) is a former Australian politician. She was a Labor Party member of the South Australian House of Assembly between 1982 and 1993, representing the electorate of Mawson. In 1993 she contested the seat of Reynell, losing to the Liberal party's Julie Greig.[1]

Susan Lenehan
Minister of Education
In office
1 October 1992 – 11 December 1993
Preceded byGreg Crafter
Succeeded byRob Lucas
Member of the South Australian Parliament
for Mawson
In office
10 November 1982 – 11 December 1993
Personal details
Born (1943-11-02) 2 November 1943 (age 76)
Political partyAustralian Labor Party (SA)

Lenehan held portfolios including Minister for Education, Minister for Planning and Environment. In 2008 she was one of the participants in the Population, sustainability, climate change and water section of the Australia 2020 Summit.[2]


  1. ^ "South Australian Election 2006, Reynell". ABC News Online. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 20 April 2006. Retrieved 3 July 2008.
  2. ^ "Australia 2020 Summit - List of Participants". Australian Government. Retrieved 3 July 2008.