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Appendix 6

Prime Ministers

Name

Period of office

Length of term

BARTON, Rt Hon. Sir Edmund, GCMG, KC

1.1.1901 to 24.9.1903

2 years, 8 months, 24 days

DEAKIN, Hon. Alfred

24.9.1903 to 27.4.1904

7 months, 4 days

WATSON, Hon. John Christian

27.4.1904 to 17.8.1904

3 months, 21 days

REID, Rt Hon. George Houstoun, KC 

(later Sir George)

18.8.1904 to 5.7.1905

10 months, 18 days

DEAKIN, Hon. Alfred

5.7.1905 to 13.11.1908

3 years, 4 months, 9 days

FISHER, Hon. Andrew

13.11.1908 to 2.6.1909

6 months, 21 days

DEAKIN, Hon. Alfred

2.6.1909 to 29.4.1910

10 months, 28 days

FISHER, Rt Hon. Andrew

29.4.1910 to 24.6.1913

3 years, 1 month, 26 days

COOK, Rt Hon. Joseph (later Sir Joseph)

24.6.1913 to 17.9.1914

1 year, 2 months, 25 days

FISHER, Rt Hon. Andrew

17.9.1914 to 27.10.1915

1 year, 1 month, 11 days

HUGHES, Rt Hon. William Morris

27.10.1915 to 9.2.1923

7 years, 3 months, 14 days

BRUCE, Rt Hon. Stanley Melbourne, CH, MC

9.2.1923 to 22.10.1929

6 years, 8 months, 14 days

SCULLIN, Rt Hon. James Henry

22.10.1929 to 6.1.1932

2 years, 2 months, 16 days

LYONS, Rt Hon. Joseph Aloysius, CH

6.1.1932 to 7.4.1939

7 years, 3 months, 2 days

PAGE, Rt Hon. Sir Earle Christmas Grafton, 

GCMG

7.4.1939 to 26.4.1939

20 days

MENZIES, Rt Hon. Robert Gordon, KC

26.4.1939 to 29.8.1941

2 years, 4 months, 4 days

FADDEN, Hon. Arthur William  

(later Sir Arthur, GCMG)

29.8.1941 to 7.10.1941

1 month, 9 days

CURTIN, Rt Hon. John

7.10.1941 to 5.7.1945

3 years, 8 months, 29 days

FORDE, Rt Hon. Francis Michael

6.7.1945 to 13.7.1945

8 days

CHIFLEY, Rt Hon. Joseph Benedict

13.7.1945 to 19.12.1949

4 years, 5 months, 7 days

MENZIES, Rt Hon. Robert Gordon, KC  

(later Sir Robert, KT, CH, QC)

19.12.1949 to 26.1.1966

16 years, 1 month, 8 days

HOLT, Rt Hon. Harold Edward, CH

26.1.1966 to 19.12.1967

1 year, 10 months, 23 days

McEWEN, Rt Hon. John  (later Sir John)

19.12.1967 to 10.1.1968

23 days

GORTON, Rt Hon. John Grey  

(later Sir John, AC)

10.1.1968 to 10.3.1971

3 years, 2 months

McMAHON, Rt Hon. William, CH  

(later Sir William)

10.3.1971 to 5.12.1972

1 year, 8 months, 25 days

WHITLAM, Hon. Edward Gough, QC

5.12.1972 to 11.11.1975

2 years, 11 months, 7 days

FRASER, Rt Hon. John Malcolm, CH  

(later AC)

11.11.1975 to 11.3.1983

7 years, 4 months

HAWKE, Hon. Robert James Lee, AC

11.3.1983 to 20.12.1991

8 years, 9 months, 9 days

KEATING, Hon. Paul John

20.12.1991 to 11.3.1996

4 years, 2 months, 20 days

HOWARD, Hon. John Winston

11.3.1996 to 3.12.2007

11 years, 8 months, 23 days

RUDD, Hon. Kevin Michael

3.12.2007 to 24.6.2010

2 years, 6 months, 22 days

GILLARD, Hon. Julia Eileen

24.6.2010 -

 

 

Source: Parliamentary Library, Parliamentary Handbook of the Commonwealth of Australia .