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Commonwealth Government of Australia beginning 14 November 1916 - period in office of Prime minister Hughes, William Morris ending on 17 February 1917



Period in office of prime minister (see Glossary entry for 'period in office' and related terms)

Prime minister
Hughes, William Morris
Date of beginning of period in office
14 November 1916
Date of end of period in office
17 February 1917 
Reason for end of preceding period in office
Change of partisan support for premier/PM 
Reason for end of this government
Change of partisan support for premier/PM
Number of days in office
95 

Parliamentary support during period

Party affiliation of prime minister at start of period
National Labor Party
If coalition government
Coalition partner 1
--none--
Coalition partner 2
--none--
Coalition partner 3
--none--
Coalition partner 4
--none--
Party support in parliament at beginning of period
Minority
If change in parliamentary support during period
--none--  
If further change during period
--none--  

Number of ministers at beginning of period (this may vary during the period)

Total number of ministers
11
Number from party of prime minister
11
Number from coalition party 1
0
Number from coalition party 2
0
Number from upper house
0
Number who are women
0

House of Representatives elections contested as prime minister or after which became prime minister (see Glossary entry for 'after election')

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Election Prime minister at election Prime minister's party Prime minister after election Prime minister's party
COM 16 December 1922William Morris HughesNationalist PartyStanley Melbourne BruceNationalist Party
COM 13 December 1919William Morris HughesNationalist PartyWilliam Morris HughesNationalist Party
COM 5 May 1917William Morris HughesNationalist PartyWilliam Morris HughesNationalist Party

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Notes

Hughes formed a new ministry with his followers under the party name of National Labor. For details of all Commonwealth prime ministers, see Michelle Grattan (editor) Australian Prime Ministers (Sydney: New Holland, 2000).

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