from federation to know australias prime ministers

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  • Edmond Barton

    Edmond Barton
    Edmond was prime minister for 2 years,8 months and 24 days In 1903 Edmond stepped down from his position as Prime Minister to become one of three judges that founded the Australian high court Edmond Barton devoted three years of work before he became prime minister to federation Edmund created the "white Australia" policy which was to restrict immagration
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    Prime ministers from 1901-2012

  • Alfred Deakin

    Alfred Deakin
    -Alfred was prime minister for 7 months and 4 days -As prime minister Alfred was referred to as ' the consructor' because he helped build and astablish consitiutional foundations
  • John Watson

    John Watson
    -Christian was prime minister for 3 months and 21 days -Christian was the first prime minister from the ladour party -As the first labor party prime minister Christian helped to greater labors vote rate
  • George Reid

    George Reid
    -before becoming prime minister George was premier of New South Wales
  • Alfred Deakin

    Alfred Deakin
  • Andrew fisher

    Andrew fisher
    -Andrew was prime minister for 6 months and 21 days -Andrew was the founder of the statutory structure of the new nation -Fisher left his role as prime minister in 1909 because of a refusal to dissolve house
  • Alfred Deakin

    Alfred Deakin
  • Andrew Fisher

    Andrew Fisher
  • Joseph Cook

    -Joseph was prime minister for 1 year 2 months and 25 days -He introduced a bill getting rid of preferencial employment for trade union members in the public service -On 4 June 1914 Joseph was aproved for his request for simultaneous dissolution of the senate and house of Representatives by Governor-General Ronald Munro Ferguson.
  • Andrew fisher

    Andrew fisher
  • William Hughes

    William Hughes
    -After being expelled he formed the Nationalist Party
  • Stanley Bruce

    Stanley Bruce
    -Stanley was Prime minister for 6 years, 8 months and 14 days -Stanley established a coalition with country party leader Earle Page -atanley left his role as prime minister in 1929 after he was defeated at a general election -
  • James Scullin

    James Scullin
    -James was prime minister for 2 years, 2 months and 16 days
  • Joseph lyons

    Joseph lyons
    -Joseph was prime minister for 7 years, 3 months and 2 days -At a referendumwhen James was prime minister two proposals were rejected by voters. The first was to give the Commonwealth Parliament power with respect to air navigation and aircraft and the second related to Section 92 of the Constitution, trade within the Commonwealth to be free. -joseph died whilst in office in 1939
  • Earle Page

    Earle Page
  • Robert Menzies

    Robert Menzies
    -Robert was prime minister for 2 years, 4 months and 4 days -Whilst prime minister Robert inforced a communist party ban -Robert resigned from his role as prime minister 1941
  • Arthur Fadden

    Arthur Fadden
    -Arthur was prime minister for 1 month and 9 days -Arthur left his role as prime minister after being defeated on the floor of house
  • John Curtin

    John Curtin
    -John was prime minister for 3 years, 8 months and 29 days -whilst prime minister John introduced the 'income tax' -John died whilst on the job in 1945
  • Francis Forde

    Francis Forde
    -Francis was prime minister for 8 days -Francis left his position as prime minister because he was only really a stand in prime minister and a new leader was ready to take on the role of prime minister
  • Joseph chifley

    Joseph chifley
    -Joseph left his role as prime minister in 1949 after being defeated at a general election
  • Robert menzies

    Robert menzies
  • Harold Holt

    Harold Holt
    -Harold was prime minister for 1 year, 10 months and 23 days -while Harold was prime minister our currency changed to pounds, shillings and pence -in 1967 Harold went missing presumed drowned
  • John McEwan

    John McEwan
  • John Gorton

    John Gorton
    -whilst John was prime minister there was a rule inforced to make sure that aboriginal workers were paid full pay -John left his position after being desposed of as a leader
  • William McMahon

    William McMahon
    -William was prime minister for 1 year, 8 months and 25 days -while William was prime minister he encounetered the first ever aboriginal polition being given a seet in parliament -William left his role as prime minister in 1972 after being defeated at a general election
  • Edward Whitlam

    Edward Whitlam
    -Edward was prime minister for 2 years, 11 months and 7 days -Whilst Edward was prime minister two proposals were rejected by voters. One was to give the Commonwealth Parliament power to make laws with respect to prices, and the second with respect to incomes. -Edward was fired from his role as prime minister in 1975
  • John Fraser

    John Fraser
    -four proposals were put to voters at the referendum, only three were carried. These related to Senate casual vacancies, giving residents of the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory the right to vote in constitutional elections, and retirement of federal judges. -John left his job as prime minister after being defeted at a general election
  • Robert Hawk

    Robert Hawk
    -Robeert was prime minister for 8 years, 9 months and 9 days -Voters rejected two proposals made by robert at the referendum, one related to the terms of senators and the other to the change of powers between the Commonwealth and states. -Robert left his position as prime minister in 1991 after being desposed as a leader
  • Paul Keating

    Paul Keating
    -Paul was prime minister for 4 years, 2 months and 20 days -Australias first official wattle day was on whilst Paul was prime minister -Paul left his role as prime minister in 1996 after being defeated at a general election
  • John Howard

    John Howard
    -Australians rejected a proposal from john to establish the Commonwealth of Australia as a republic and the proposed adding of an additional preamble to the Constitution. -John left his role as prime minister and lost his seet in parliament at a general election in 2007
  • Kevin Rudd

    Kevin Rudd
    -Crowds around Australia watched broadcasts from the House of Representatives when Kevin led a apology for the effect of past government policies on Indigenous people -Kevin left his role as prime minister after julia gillard desposed of him as a leader
  • Julia Gillard

    -Julia lied to Australia in one of her main election promises which was "my Australia will not have a carbon tax" and has done a very hipocritical thing by now inforcing a carbon tax -Kevin Rudd previously performed a 'Leadership challenge" against julia gillard and lost