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Australian Prime Ministers

The leaders who shaped Australia's politics, from Federation to the present. Questions should pertain to their policies and laws, and their lives, both political and personal.
Joseph Benedict Chifley was Australia's 16th prime Minister, serving from July 1945 until December 1949.He was born in Bathurst, west of Sydney, on 22 September 1885.Because Chifley's grandfather (who basically raised him) lost all his savings in the bank crash of 1892, Chifley developed a lifelong...
John Howard did not become president, as Australia is not a republic and therefore does not have a president. Australia's leader is called the Prime Minister. John Howard became Prime Minister of Australia in March 1996, a position he held until November 2007.
Kevin Rudd was the 26th Prime Minister of Australia and a Labour  party politician. His hobbies include horseback riding, shooting  targets, cricket, and writing children's books.
John brown was an abolitionist that lived from 1800-1859. He had 20 children, was widowed once, and married twice. John was born in Connecticut and raised in Ohio. He spent time in Kansas during the war over slavery in that territory (prior to statehood). He was an expert in fine sheep and wool in...
Robert "Bob" Hawke, who served as the Prime Minister of Australia between March 11, 1983 and December 20, 1991, was born on December 9, 1929, and, as of February 2010, is still alive.
No, Edmund Barton was the second choice after Lyne could not gain the support of the house.
The full name of former Australian Prime Minister Bob Menzies was Robert Gordon Menzies.
Alfred Deakin started supporting the fedeation because he thought that it was the right thing to do
The Australian Labor Party is said to have originated under the "Tree of Knowledge" at Barcaldine, Queensland, as a result of the need for workers' representation during the Great Shearer's Strike.
Yes, I think so.  No, he has three older brothers. Their names are Stanley, Walter and Robert (oldest to youngest).
Because Australia is a democracy, his party (the Liberal Party of Australia) held the greatest number of federal seats in the House of Representatives. Because the party had elected him as their leader, he then became the Prime Minister.    Although Howard lost the 2007 election, before that he...
His occupation is Prime Minister of Australia.
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1.apology to the stolen generations2.sign the kyoto protocol3.be a man
  == Answer ==   John is 5ft 10 .
Former Australian prime minister Anthony "Tony" Abbott is 60 years old (birthdate: November 4, 1957).
Sir Edmund Barton (1849-1920) was the first Prime Minister of Australia upon Federation of the colonies in 1901. Edmund Barton was from the Protectionist party. He served for 2 years, 8 months and 24 days. Barton resigned in 1903 and later went on to be Australia's first supreme court magistrate.
No. Paul Keating was the 24th Prime Minister of Australia.
he has 4 siblings and was born in the back of his dads grocery store!
Australia's longest serving Prime Minister was Sir Robert Gordon Menzies . He served from 10 December 1949 to 20 January 1966. He was Prime Minister for over 18 years in total. Prior to his second term, he had a much shorter stint as Prime Minister, from 26 April 1939 to 28 August 1941.
Every single day for breakfast my young sir.
He was Prime Minister in the eighties.
Edmund Barton is known for being Australia's first Prime Minister.
The Australian prime Minister in 1916 was William 'Billy' Hughes.
No Bud Cort is the son of Hitler.
The Australian Prime Minister in 1940 was Robert Menzies.
John Howard , of the Liberal Party of Australia, preceded Kevin Rudd, who was elected in 2007.
It depends what kind of person you are, if you are like me. Then the Hotest job would be "Hot Topic."
Different parts of Australia's Welfare system are administered through different portfolio's.
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd say sorry to all Indigenous Australians because:Some says it because of the "Bringing Them Home" report which is selling more copies than other report.Some also says its because John Howard is too coward to do it so Kevin Rudd has to do it.Many non-Indigenous Australians...
He had 9 brothers and sisters altogether. He was the youngest.
Harold Holt was Prime Minister of Australia from 20 January 1966 until his disappearance on 17 December 1967 . Holt was officially presumed dead on 19 December 1967.
Harold Holt was Prime Minister of Australia from 20 January 1966 until his disappearance on 17 December 1967 . Holt was officially presumed dead on 19 December 1967.
  Barton was a strong advocate of the federation of the Australian colonies, and he led the federal movement following the death of Sir Henry Parkes. In 1897 he was one of the NSW delegates to the Constitutional Convention which developed a constitution for the proposed federation. As the most...
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he was 23 years old :) he was PM from 1972 to 1975
Edmund Barton was a strong advocate of the federation of the Australian colonies, and he led the federal movement following the death of Sir Henry Parkes. In 1897 he was one of the NSW delegates to the Constitutional Convention which developed a constitution for the proposed federation. In this way,...
Rabbits were brought to Australia on the First Fleet but, for  whatever reason, they did not breed prolifically or cause any  problems for the first few years of the colony's settlement. There  is absence of any evidence that they were either eaten or hunted  for sport in the Sydney area....
Robert Gordon Menzies was Australia's longest serving PM (Prime Minister).
Malcolm Frasers mother is a women named Una Woolf
In politics. You don't become prime minister overnight.
Type your answer here... In Melbourne.On 16 of May 1978 in Melbourne.
'Sorry' apology to Stolen Generations. On February 13th, 2008, Aboriginal people across all Australia were deeply moved and in tears: The Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd, had finally apologised to the Stolen Generations and said 'sorry'.
On the 17th December 1967, Harold Holt, Prime Minister of Australia, went for a swim on Cheviot Beach near his holiday home at Point Nepean near Portsea, on the Mornington Peninsula, south of Melbourne. He disappeared in the notoriously rough surf, and was never sighted again. Stories have since...
the prime ministers job is to get the job done
Yes. He has been happily married to his wife of many years Cici
He was born in Nambour, Queensland.
Edmund Barton spent 20 years in state politics before taking on the Role of Australia's first Prime minister. He was Australia's first Prime Minister from 1 / Jan /1901 to 24 / Sept / 1903.
Neither. Edmund Barton was with the Protectionist Party.
Edmund Barton Believed that Australia should be a federation, that is all of the separate states that now make up Australia should work under 1 flag and that they should engage in free trade among each other.
  Gough Whitlam 1972-1975   Billy McMahon 1971-1972   John Gorton 1968-1971   John McEwen 1967-1968   Harold Holt 1966-1967   Gordon Menzies 1949-1966
Answer . Task Force Smith incuding the US Army's 24th Infantry entered the Korean War on 5 July 1950.
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  He was part of the house of representatives, then the leader of the Labor party when he then became Prime Minister in 1983, only after 2 years in parliament.
Robert Menzies represented Nunawading in Victoria's Legislative  Assembly. From 1934 to 1966, Menzies represented the electorate of  Kooyong in VicOnondagaOnondaga the federal level.
Gordon Brown - at least for a short while. If the Labor party is defeated in the next General Election then he will no longer be PM.
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In 1919, the Australian Prime Minister was William 'Billy' Hughes .
- William McMahon- John McEwen- Robert Menzies- Arthur Fadden- Earle Page- Joseph Cook- George Reid.
because they want to be in charge
It cannot be said that Whitlam was a Prime Minister during Vietnam  as he went to the election promising to withdraw our troops and it  was the first decision made once elected. The question obviously  implies which Prime Ministers during OUR involvement and Whitlam  most certainly was not.Gough...
He was Australia's Prime Minister. As such, his duties included:    Making the official announcement that Australia was at war with Germany.  He strove to secure greater British commitment to the defence of Singapore, as this would mean more security for Australia (unfortunately, he failed in...
because he has interested politics
He went to The Australian National University
Paul Keating used to attend La Salle located in Bankstown, So most likely he ws born in the Bankstown reigon.
John Howard is the fourth son of Mona and Lyall Howard. His brothers were Stanley,Walter and Robert
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Harold holts full name is Harold fanny boo boo Holts their you have it not made up at all, swear to god.
Curtin is a suburb of Canberra , in the Australian Capital Territory. Canberra has suburbs named after all of the earlier Prime Ministers of Australia.
Barton is a suburb of Canberra , in the Australian Capital Territory. Canberra has suburbs named after all of the earlier Prime Ministers of Australia.
Curtin is a suburb of Canberra, in the Australian Capital Territory , not a state. Canberra has suburbs named after all of the earlier Prime Ministers of Australia.
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