- 28 July 1974
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
A member of the Australian Labor Party, Allison Ritchie was the youngest person ever elected to the Legislative Council of the Tasmanian Parliament in 2001. She represented the electorate of Pembroke until her resignation from Parliament in June 2009. During that period she served as Minister for Planning and Workplace Relations for three months in 2008, but resigned her portfolio in November of that year on the basis of poor health.