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Part 6 - Historical information on the Australian Parliament - Presidents, Deputy Presidents, Speakers and Deputy Speakers

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Presidents, Deputy Presidents, Speakers and Deputy Speakers

Senate

Presidents

Baker, the Hon. Sir Richard Chaffey, KCMG

9.5.1901 - 31.12.1906

Gould, the Hon. Albert John, VD (later Sir Albert)

20.2.1907 - 30.6.1910

Turley, the Hon. Henry

1.7.1910 - 8.7.1913

Givens, the Hon. Thomas

9.7.1913 - 30.7.1914

8.10.1914 - 30.6.1926

Newlands, the Hon. John, CBE (later Sir John, KCMG, CBE)

1.7.1926 - 13.8.1929

Kingsmill, the Hon. Walter

14.8.1929 - 30.8.1932

Lynch, the Hon. Patrick Joseph

31.8.1932 - 30.6.1938

Hayes, the Hon. John Blyth, CMG

1.7.1938 - 30.6.1941

Cunningham, the Hon. James

1.7.1941 - 4.7.1943

Brown, the Hon. Gordon

23.9.1943 - 19.3.1951

Mattner, the Hon. Edward William, MC, DCM, MM

12.6.1951 - 7.9.1953

McMullin, the Hon. Alister Maxwell (later Sir Alister, KCMG)

8.9.1953 - 30.6.1971

Cormack, the Hon. Sir Magnus Cameron, KBE

17.8.1971 - 11.4.1974

O'Byrne, the Hon. Justin

9.7.1974 - 11.11.1975

Laucke, the Hon. Condor Louis (later Sir Condor, KCMG)

17.2.1976 - 30.6.1981

Young, the Hon. Harold William (later Sir Harold, KCMG)

18.8.1981 - 4.2.1983

McClelland, the Hon. Douglas

21.4.1983 - 23.1.1987

Sibraa, the Hon. Kerry Walter

17.2.1987 - 5.6.1987

14.9.1987 - 31.1.1994

Beahan, the Hon. Michael Eamon

1.2.1994 - 30.6.1996

Reid, the Hon. Margaret Elizabeth

20.8.1996 - 18.8.2002

Calvert, the Hon. Paul Henry

19.8.2002 - 14.8.2007

Ferguson, the Hon. Alan Baird

14.8.2007 - 25.8.2008

Hogg, the Hon. John Joseph

26.8.2008 -

Chairmen of Committees*

Best, the Hon. Robert Wallace

28.6.1901 - 31.12.1903

Higgs, the Hon. William Guy

16.3.1904 - 31.12.1906

Pearce, the Hon. George Foster

21.2.1907 - 13.11.1908

Dobson, the Hon. Henry

25.11.1908 - 30.6.1910

O'Keefe, the Hon. David John

1.7.1910 - 30.7.1914

Henderson, George

9.10.1914 - 30.6.1917

Shannon, John Wallace

12.7.1917 - 30.6.1920

Bakhap, Thomas Jerome Kingston

21.7.1920 - 30.6.1923

Newlands, John

5.7.1923 - 30.6.1926

Plain, the Hon. William

1.7.1926 - 30.6.1932

Hays, Herbert

1.9.1932 - 23.9.1935

Sampson, Burford, DSO, VD

24.9.1935 - 30.6.1938

McLachlan, James

1.7.1938 - 30.6.1941

Brown, Gordon

1.7.1941 - 23.9.1943

Courtice, Benjamin

23.9.1943 - 1.11.1946

Nicholls, Theophilus Martin

6.11.1946 - 19.3.1951

Rankin, George James, DSO, VD

12.6.1951 - 30.6.1953

Reid, the Hon. Albert David, MC

8.9.1953 - 22.5.1962

McKellar, Gerald Colin

7.8.1962 - 21.12.1964

Drake-Brockman, Thomas Charles, DFC

16.3.1965 - 11.11.1969

Bull, Thomas Louis, OBE

25.11.1969 - 30.6.1971

Prowse, Edgar Wylie

17.8.1971 - 31.12.1973

Webster, James Joseph

5.3.1974 - 21.12.1975

Drake-Brockman, the Hon. Thomas Charles, DFC

17.2.1976 - 30.6.1978

Scott, Douglas Barr

15.8.1978 - 10.12.1979

Maunsell, Charles Ronald

19.2.1980 - 30.6.1981

McClelland, the Hon. Douglas

20.8.1981 - 22.10.1981

Deputy Presidents and Chairmen of Committees

McClelland, the Hon. Douglas

22.10.1981 - 4.2.1983

Hamer, David John, DSC

21.4.1983 - 5.6.1987

14.9.1987 - 30.6.1990

Colston, Malcolm Arthur

21.8.1990 - 16.8.1993

Crichton-Browne, Noel Ashley

17.8.1993 - 9.5.1995

Reid, Margaret Elizabeth

9.5.1995 - 19.8.1996

Colston, Malcolm Arthur

20.8.1996 - 6.5.1997

West, Suzanne Margaret

6.5.1997 - 30.6.2002

Hogg, John Joseph

19.8.2002 - 25.8.2008

Ferguson, the Hon. Alan Baird

26.8.2008 - 30.6.2011

Parry, the Hon. Stephen Shane

4.7.2011 -

House of Representatives
Speakers

Holder, the Hon. Sir Frederick William, KCMG

9.5.1901 - 23.11.1903

2.3.1904 - 5.11.1906

20.2.1907 - 23.7.1909

Salmon, the Hon. Charles Carty

28.7.1909 - 19.2.1910

McDonald, the Hon. Charles

1.7.1910 - 23.4.1913

Johnson, the Hon. William Elliot

9.7.1913 - 30.7.1914

McDonald, the Hon. Charles

8.10.1914 - 26.3.1917

Johnson, the Hon. William Elliot (later Sir Elliot, KCMG)

14.6.1917 - 3.11.1919

26.2.1920 - 6.11.1922

Watt, the Rt Hon. William Alexander

28.2.1923 - 3.10.1925

Groom, the Hon. Sir Littleton Ernest, KCMG, KC

13.1.1926 - 9.10.1928

6.2.1929 - 16.9.1929

Makin, the Hon. Norman John Oswald

20.11.1929 - 27.11.1931

Mackay, the Hon. George Hugh

17.2.1932 - 7.8.1934

Bell, the Hon. George John, DSO, VD

23.10.1934 - 21.9.1937

30.11.1937 - 27.8.1940

Nairn, the Hon. Walter Maxwell

20.11.1940 - 21.6.1943

Rosevear, the Hon. John Solomon

22.6.1943 - 7.7.1943

23.9.1943 - 16.8.1946

6.11.1946 - 31.10.1949

Cameron, the Hon. Archie Galbraith

22.2.1950 - 19.3.1951

12.6.1951 - 21.4.1954

4.8.1954 - 4.11.1955

15.2.1956 - 9.8.1956

McLeay, the Hon. John, MM (later Sir John, KCMG, MM)

29.8.1956 - 14.10.1958

17.2.1959 - 2.11.1961

20.2.1962 - 1.11.1963

25.2.1964 - 31.10.1966

Aston, the Hon. William John (later Sir William, KCMG)

21.2.1967 - 29.9.1969

25.11.1969 - 2.11.1972

Cope, the Hon. James Francis

27.2.1973 - 11.4.1974

9.7.1974 - 27.2.1975

Scholes, the Hon. Gordon Glen Denton

27.2.1975 - 11.11.1975

Snedden, the Rt Hon. Billy Mackie, QC (later Sir Billy, KCMG, QC)

17.2.1976 - 10.11.1977

21.2.1978 - 19.9.1980

25.11.1980 - 4.2.1983

Jenkins, the Hon. Dr Henry Alfred

21.4.1983 - 26.10.1984

21.2.1985 - 20.12.1985

Child, the Hon. Joan

11.2.1986 - 5.6.1987

14.9.1987 - 28.8.1989

McLeay, the Hon. Leo Boyce

29.8.1989 - 22.12.1989

8.5.1990 - 8.2.1993

Martin, the Hon. Stephen Paul

4.5.1993 - 29.1.1996

Halverson, the Hon. Robert George

30.4.1996 - 3.3.1998

Sinclair, the Rt Hon. Ian McCahon

4.3.1998 - 31.8.1998

Andrew, the Hon. John Neil

10.11.1998 - 8.10.2001

12.2.2002 - 31.8.2004

Hawker, the Hon. David Peter Maxwell

16.11.2004 - 17.10.2007

Jenkins, Henry Alfred

12.2.2008 - 19.7.2010

28.9.2010 -

Chairmen of Committees

Chanter, the Hon. John Moore

5.6.1901 - 10.10.1902

4.6.1903 - 22.10.1903

Salmon, the Hon. Charles Carty

17.3.1904 - 15.12.1904

2.8.1905 - 21.12.1905

McDonald, the Hon. Charles

20.6.1906 - 12.10.1906

10.7.1907 - 19.2.1910

Poynton, the Hon. Alexander

1.7.1910 - 23.4.1913

Fowler, the Hon. James Mackinnon

9.7.1913 - 30.7.1914

Chanter, the Hon. John Moore

9.10.1914 - 26.3.1917

14.6.1917 - 3.11.1919

27.2.1920 - 6.11.1922

Bamford, the Hon. Frederick William

28.2.1923 - 3.10.1925

Bayley, James Garfield

14.1.1926 - 9.10.1928

7.2.1929 - 16.9.1929

McGrath, David Charles

20.11.1929 - 27.11.1931

Bell, George John, CMG, DSO, VD

17.2.1932 - 7.8.1934

Prowse, John Henry

23.10.1934 - 21.9.1937

30.11.1937 - 27.8.1940

21.11.1940 - 21.6.1943

Riordan, William James Frederick

22.6.1943 - 7.7.1943

24.9.1943 - 16.8.1946

Clark, Joseph James

7.11.1946 - 31.10.1949

Adermann, Charles Frederick

22.2.1950 - 19.3.1951

20.6.1951 - 21.4.1954

4.8.1954 - 4.11.1955

15.2.1956 - 14.10.1958

Bowden, George James, MC

17.2.1959 - 7.3.1961

Lucock, Philip Ernest, CBE

8.3.1961 - 2.11.1961

20.2.1962 - 1.11.1963

25.2.1964 - 31.10.1966

21.2.1967 - 29.9.1969

25.11.1969 - 2.11.1972

Scholes, Gordon Glen Denton

28.2.1973 - 11.4.1974

9.7.1974 - 27.2.1975

Berinson, Joseph Max

27.2.1975 - 14.7.1975

Jenkins, Dr Henry Alfred

19.8.1975 - 11.11.1975

Lucock, Philip Ernest, CBE

17.2.1976 - 10.11.1977

Millar, Percival Clarence

21.2.1978 - 19.9.1980

25.11.1980 - 4.2.1983

Johnson, the Hon. Leslie Royston

21.4.1983 - 19.12.1983

Child, Joan

28.2.1984 - 11.2.1986

McLeay, Leo Boyce

11.2.1986 - 4.6.1987

14.9.1987 - 29.8.1989

Edwards, Ronald Frederick

29.8.1989 - 19.2.1990

8.5.1990 - 8.2.1993



Deputy Speakers

Jenkins, Henry Alfred

4.5.1993 - 29.1.1996

Nehl, Garry Barr

30.4.1996 - 8.10.2001

Causley, the Hon. Ian Raymond

12.2.2002 - 31.8.2004

16.11.2004 - 17.10.2007

Burke, Anna Elizabeth

12.2.2008 - 19.7.2010

Slipper, the Hon. Peter Neil

28.9.2010 -



Second Deputy Speakers

Rocher, Allan Charles

3.3.1994 - 29.1.1996

Jenkins, Henry Alfred

30.4.1996 - 31.8.1998

10.11.1998 - 8.10.2001

12.2.2002 - 31.8.2004

16.11.2004 - 17.10.2007

Scott, the Hon. Bruce Craig

12.2.2008 - 19.7.2010

28.9.2010 -