Premiers of Tasmania


Premiers of Tasmania

:"See Premiers of the Australian states for a description and history of the office of Premier. "Infobox minister office
border = provincial
minister = prime
title = Premier
jurisdiction = Tasmania


incumbent = David Bartlett
his/her = His
appointed_by = Peter Underwood
governor = Governor of Tasmania
first_minister = William Champ
date = November 1, 1856
Before the 1890s, there was no formal party system in Tasmania. Party labels before that time indicate a general tendency only.

List of Premiers in Tasmania

No.NamePartyDate elected

1 William Champ1 November 1856
2 Thomas Gregson26 February 1857
3 William Weston25 April 1857
4 Francis Smith12 May 1857
William Weston1 November 1860
5 Thomas Chapman2 August 1861
6 James Whyte20 January 1863
7 Sir Richard Dry24 November 1866
8 James Wilson4 August 1869
9 Frederick Innes4 November 1872
10 Alfred Kennerley4 August 1873
11 Thomas Reibey20 July 1876
12 Philip Fysh9 August 1877
13 William Giblin5 March 1878
14 William Crowther20 December 1878
William Giblin30 October 1879
15 Adye Douglas15 August 1884
16 James Agnew8 March 1886
Philip FyshLiberal29 March 1887
17 Henry DobsonConservative17 August 1892
18 Sir Edward BraddonLiberal /
Free Trade
14 April 1894
19 Elliott LewisConservative12 October 1899
20 William PropstingLiberal9 April 1903
21 John EvansConservative12 July 1904
Sir Elliott LewisLiberal19 June 1909
22 John EarleLabor20 October 1909
Sir Elliott LewisCommonwealth Liberal27 October 1909
23 Albert SolomonCommonwealth Liberal14 June 1912
John EarleLabor6 April 1914
24 Walter LeeCommonwealth Liberal,
Nationalist
15 April 1916
25 John HayesNationalist12 August 1922
Sir Walter LeeNationalist14 August 1923
26Joseph LyonsLabor25 October 1923
27 John McPheeNationalist15 June 1928
Sir Walter LeeNationalist15 March 1934
28 Albert OgilvieLabor22 June 1934
29 Edmund Dwyer-GrayLabor11 June 1939
30 Robert CosgroveLabor18 December 1939
31 Edward BrookerLabor18 December 1947
Robert CosgroveLabor25 December 1948
32 Eric ReeceLabor26 August 1958
33 Angus BethuneLiberal26 May 1969
Eric ReeceLabor3 May 1972
34 Bill NeilsonLabor31 March 1975
35 Doug LoweLabor1 December 1977
36 Harry HolgateLabor11 November 1981
37 Robin GrayLiberal26 May 1982
38Michael FieldLabor29 June 1989
39 Ray GroomLiberal17 February 1992
40 Tony RundleLiberal18 March 1996
41 Jim BaconLabor14 September 1998
42 Paul LennonLabor21 March 2004
43 David BartlettLabor26 May 2008

Living former premiers

As of May 2008, six former premiers are alive, the oldest being Tony Rundle (1996–98, born 1939). The most recent premier to die was Sir Angus Bethune (1969–72), on August 27 2004. The most recently-serving premier to die was Jim Bacon (1998–2004), on June 20 2004.

References

* [http://www.parliament.tas.gov.au/tpl/DataSheets/Premiers_Table.htm PREMIERS OF TASMANIA] Parliament of Tasmania

ee Also

*List of Premiers of Tasmania by time in office


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