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Presidential Discretion$

Debtoru Chatterjee

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780199466566

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2016

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466566.001.0001

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(p.278) Appendix D: Constitutional Table for the Commonwealth of Australia

(p.278) Appendix D: Constitutional Table for the Commonwealth of Australia

Source:
Presidential Discretion
Author(s):

Debtoru Chatterjee

Publisher:
Oxford University Press

Prime Minister

Ruling Party

Governor General

Leader of the Opposition

Opposition Party

Sir Edmund Barton (1901–1903)

Protectionist

John Adrian Louis Hope (1901–1903)

George Reid (1901–1904)

Free Trade Party

Alfred Deakin (1903–1904)

Protectionist

Hallam Tennyson (1903–1904)

Chris Watson (1904)

Labour

Henry Stafford Northcote (1904–1908)

George Reid (1904–1905)

Free Trade

Chris Watson (1904–1905)

Labour Party

Alfred Deakin (1905–1908)

Protectionist

George Reid (1905–1908)

Free Trade Party

Anti-Socialist Party

(p.279) Andrew Fisher (1908–1909)

Labour

William Humble Ward (1908–1911)

Joseph Cook (1908–1909)

Anti-Socialist Party

Alfred Deakin (1909)

Commonwealth Liberal Party

Alfred Deakin (1909–1910)

Commonwealth Liberal

Andrew Fisher (1909–1910)

Labour Party

Andrew Fisher (1910–1913)

Labor

Alfred Deakin (1910–1913)

Commonwealth Liberal Party

Thomas Denman (1911–1914)

Joseph Cook (1913)

Commonwealth Liberal Party

Joseph Cook (1913–1914)

Commonwealth Liberal

Andrew Fisher (1913–1914)

Labor Party

Sir Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson (1914–1920)

Andrew Fisher (1914–1915)

Labor

Joseph Cook (1914–1917)

Commonwealth Liberal Party

Billy Hughes (1915–1923)

Labor

National Labor

Frank Tudor (1917–1922)

Labor Party

Nationalist

Henry William Forster (1920–1925)

Matthew Charlton (1922–1928)

Labor Party

Stanley Bruce (1923–1929)

Nationalist (Coalition)

John Lawrence Baird (1925–1931)

James Scullin (1928–1929)

Labor Party

James Scullin (1929–1932)

Labor

John Latham(1929–1931)

Nationalist Party

(p.280)

Sir Isaac Alfred Isaacs (1931–1936)

Joseph Lyons (1931–1932)

United Australia Party

Joseph Lyons (1932–1939)

United Australia (Coalition)

James Scullin (1932–1935)

Labor Party

Brigadier General the Right Hon. Alexander Gore Arkwright Hore-Ruthven (1936–1945)

John Curtin (1935–1941)

Labor Party

Sir Earle Page (1939)

Country (Coalition)

Robert Menzies (1939–1941)

United Australia (Coalition)

Arthur Fadden (1941)

Country (Coalition)

John Curtin (1941–1945)

Labor

Arthur Fadden (1941–1943)

Country Party

Robert Menzies (1943–1949)

United Australia Party

Frank Forde (1945)

Labor

Henry William Frederick Albert (1945–1947)

Ben Chifley (1945–1949)

Liberal Party

(p.281) Sir Robert Menzies (1949–1966)

Liberal (Coalition)

Ben Chifley (1949–1951)

Labor Party

William John McKell (1947–1953)

H.V. Evatt (1951–1960)

Labor Party

Sir William Joseph (1953–1960)

Arthur Calwell (1960–1967)

Labor Party

William Shepherd Morrison (1960–1961)

Harold Holt (1966–1967)

Liberal (Coalition)

William Philip Sidney (1961–1965)

Richard Gardiner Casey (1965–1969)

Gough Whitlam (1967–1972)

Labor Party

John McEwen (1967–1968)

Country (Coalition)

John Gorton (1968–1971)

Liberal (Coalition)

Sir Paul Meernaa Caedwalla Hasluck (1969–1974)

William McMahon (1971–1972)

Liberal (Coalition)

Gough Whitlam (1972–1975)

Labor

William McMahon (1972)

Liberal Party

Billy Snedden (1972–1975)

Liberal Party

(p.282)

Sir John Robert Kerr (1974–1977)

Malcolm Fraser (1975–1975)

Liberal Party

Malcolm Fraser (1975–1983)

Liberal (Coalition)

Gough Whitlam (1975–1977)

Labor Party

Sir Zelman Cowen (1977–1982)

Bill Hayden (1977–1983)

Labor Party

Sir Ninian Martin Stephen (1982–1989)

Bob Hawke (1983–1983)

Labor Party

Bob Hawke (1983–1991)

Labor

Andrew Peacock (1983–1985)

Liberal Party

William George Hayden (1989–1996)

John Howard (1985–1989)

Liberal Party

Andrew Peacock (1989–1990)

Liberal Party

John Hewson (1990–1994)

Liberal Party

Paul Keating (1991–1996)

Labor

Alexander Downer (1994–1995)

Liberal Party

John Howard (1995–1996)

Liberal Party

(p.283) John Howard (1996–2007)

Liberal (Coalition)

Sir William Patrick Deane (1996–2001)

Kim Beazley (1996–2001)

Labor Party

Peter John Hollingworth (2001–2003)

Simon Crean (2001–2003)

Labor Party

(Philip) Michael Jeffery (2003–2008)

Mark Latham (2003–2005)

Labor Party

Kim Beazley (2005–2006)

Labor Party

Kevin Rudd (2006–2007)

Labor Party

Kevin Rudd (2007–2010)

Labor

Brendan Nelson (2007–2008)

Liberal Party

Quentin Alice Louise Bryce (2008–2014)

Malcolm Turnbull (2008–2009)

Liberal Party

Tony Abbott (2009–2013)

Liberal Party

Julia Gillard (2010–2013)

Labor

Kevin Rudd (2013–2013)

Labor

Tony Abbott (2013–2015)

Liberal (Coalition)

Chris Bowen (2013–2013)

Labor Party

Sir Peter John Cosgrove (2014 till date)

Bill Shorten (2013 till date)

Labor Party

Malcolm Turnbull (2015 till date)

Liberal (Coalition)