Dominic Foreman

South Australia John Quirke Australian Senate

Dominic Foreman
Senator for South Australia
In office
1 July 1981 – 15 September 1997
Succeeded byJohn Quirke
Personal details
Born(1933-08-06)6 August 1933
Clare, South Australia
Died17 July 2020(2020-07-17) (aged 86)
Adelaide, South Australia
Political partyLabor
Spouse(s)Margaret O'Brien (1957–1960)
Shirley Lewis (1987–2008)

Dominic John Foreman (6 August 1933 – 17 July 2020) was an Australian politician. He was a union official and South Australian Secretary of the Vehicle Builders' Employees' Union before entering politics. From 1979-1980 he was President of the South Australian Labor Party. In 1980, he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Labor Senator for South Australia. He held the seat until his resignation in 1997; John Quirke was appointed to replace him.[1][2]


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  2. ^ Bryant, Tim. "FOREMAN, Dominic John (1933– )Senator for South Australia, 1981–97 (Australian Labor Party)". The Biographical Dictionary of the Australian Senate. Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 5 November 2017.