Paul O'Grady (politician)
|Member of the Legislative Council of New South Wales|
19 March 1988 – 3 January 1996
|Succeeded by||Peter Primrose|
|Born||14 July 1960|
Ryde, Sydney, Australia
|Died||18 January 2015 (aged 54)|
Darlinghurst, Sydney, Australia
|Political party||Australian Labor Party|
|Occupation||Politician and unionist|
Paul Thomas Francis O'Grady (14 July 1960 – 18 January 2015) was an Australian politician. He was a Labor member of the New South Wales Legislative Council from 1988 to 1996. He was the first openly gay member of the New South Wales Parliament.
O'Grady came out in 1990. In 1996 he resigned because of bad health. Later that year, he said that he had AIDS. He was diagnosed with cancer in 2011. He died at Sacred Heart Hospice in Darlinghurst on 18 January 2015, aged 54.