Bill Yan

William Carl Yan is an Australian politician from the Northern Territory.

Bill Yan

Member of the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly
for Namatjira
Assumed office
22 August 2020
Preceded byChansey Paech
Personal details
Political partyCountry Liberal Party
OccupationCorrections officer

Yan was employed at a correctional facility for 17 years.[1] He joined the Country Liberal Party and ran as a candidate in the electoral division of Namatjira for the 2020 Northern Territory general election. He won the election by a margin of 22 votes, and is currently a member of the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly.[2][3]


  1. Heaney, ABC News: Chelsea (22 September 2019). "Bill Yan". ABC News. Retrieved 8 September 2020.
  2. "Ex-mayor fails in tilt for Assembly seat | Alice Springs News". Retrieved 8 September 2020.
  3. NTEC (22 August 2020). "Namatjira". NTEC. Retrieved 8 September 2020.
Northern Territory Legislative Assembly
Preceded by
Chansey Paech
Member for Namatjira