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Alfred Deakin
Prime Minister
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Australian Prime Ministers

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Australian Prime Ministers


Name Political Party Incumbency Other
Edmund Barton Protectionist 1/1/1901 - 24/9/1903 (from 1902 Sir Edmund Barton)
Alfred Deakin Protectionist/Fusion 24/9/1903 - 27/4/1904  
  5/7/1905 - 13/11/1908
Liberal/Conservative 2/6/1909 - 29/4/1910
John Watson Labor 27/4/1904 - 17/8/1904  
George Reid Free Trade 18/8/1904 - 5/7/1905 (from 1909 Sir George Reid)
Andrew Fisher Labor 13/11/1908 - 2/6/1909  
  29/4/1910 - 24/6/1913
  17/9/1914 - 27/10/1915
Joseph Cook Liberal 24/6/1913 - 17/9/1914  
William Hughes Labor 27/10/1915 - 9/2/1923 (better known as Billy Hughes)
Stanley Bruce Nationalist/Country 9/2/1923 - 22/10/1929 (from 1947 First Viscount Bruce of Melbourne)
James Scullin Labor 22/10/1929 - 6/1/1932  
Joseph Lyons United Australia 6/1/1932 - 7/4/1939  
Earle Page Country/United Australia 7/4/1939 - 26/4/1939  
Robert Menzies United Australia/Country 26/4/1939 - 29/8/1941 (from 1963 Sir Robert Menzies)
Liberal/Country 19/12/1949 - 26/1/1966
Arthur Fadden Country/United Australia 29/8/1941 - 7/10/1941  
John Curtin Labor 7/10/1941 - 5/7/1945  
Francis Forde Labor 6/7/1945 - 13/7/1945  
Ben Chifley Labor 13/7/1945 - 19/12/1949 (Joseph Benedict Chifley)
Harold Holt Liberal/Country 26/1/1966 - 19/12/1967  
John McEwen Liberal/Country 19/12/1967 - 10/1/1968 (from 1971 Sir John McEwen)
John Gorton Liberal/Country 10/1/1968 - 10/3/1971 (from 1977 Sir John Gorton)
William McMahon Liberal/Country 10/3/1971 - 5/12/1972 (from 1977 Sir William McMahon)
Gough Whitlam Labor 5/12/1972 - 11/11/1975  
Malcolm Fraser Liberal/National Country 11/11/1975 - 11/3/1983  
Robert Hawke Labor 11/3/1983 - 20/12/1991 (better known as Bob Hawke)
Paul Keating Labor 20/12/1991 - 11/3/1996  
John Howard Liberal/National 11/3/1996 - 3/12/07  
Kevin Rudd Labor 3/12/07 - 24/6/2010  
27/6/2013 - 18/9/2013
Julia Gillard Labor 24/6/2010 - 27/6/2013  
Tony Abbott Liberal/National 18/9/2013 - 15/9/2015  
Malcolm Turnbull Liberal/National 15/9/2015 -  

Some forthcoming events related to Australian Prime Ministers:

Alfred Deakin: Creating a Nation Exhibition

Frederick McCubbin, The Hon Alfred Deakin (detail), 1914

This exhibition celebrates the life and achievements of Alfred Deakin, the first Attorney General and the second Prime Minister of Australia, and one of the founding fathers of Australian nationhood. It features significant documents and objects that explore Deakin’s life and his pivotal role in establishing the Commonwealth of Australia and in the drafting of a national constitution.

Alfred Deakin was chosen as one of White Hat's 200 Significant Australians.



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