(born 15 June 1952) is a former Australian journalist and politician. She was elected to the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly in a shock by-election win in 1995. She was appointed Opposition Leader in 1999, and won a surprise victory at the 2001 territory election, becoming the first Australian Labor Party (ALP) and first female Chief Minister of the Northern Territory. She led the ALP to a record win at the 2005 election, before resigning as Chief Minister on 26 November 2007.
In a dynamic and at times tense discussion chaired by Archbishop Philip Freier, the Hon Clare Martin (former NT Chief Minister) and Professor Marcia Langton (Chair of Indigenous... - 09.03.2008, Submission