ID 0016

Commonwealth Government of Australia beginning 6 January 1932 - period in office of Prime minister Lyons [prime minister], Joseph Aloysius ending on 9 November 1934



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

Prime minister
Lyons [prime minister], Joseph Aloysius
Date of beginning of period in office
6 January 1932
Date of end of period in office
9 November 1934 
Reason for end of preceding period in office
Loss of general election 
Reason for end of this government
Change of partisan support for premier/PM
Number of days in office
1,038 

Parliamentary support during period

Party affiliation of prime minister at start of period
United Australia 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
13
Number from party of prime minister
13
Number from coalition party 1
0
Number from coalition party 2
0
Number from upper house
3
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 23 October 1937Joseph Aloysius Lyons [prime minister]United Australia PartyJoseph Aloysius Lyons [prime minister]United Australia Party
COM 15 September 1934Joseph Aloysius Lyons [prime minister]United Australia PartyJoseph Aloysius Lyons [prime minister]United Australia Party
COM 19 December 1931James Henry ScullinFederal Labor PartyJoseph Aloysius Lyons [prime minister]United Australia Party

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Notes

For details of all Commonwealth prime ministers, see Michelle Grattan (editor) Australian Prime Ministers (Sydney: New Holland, 2000).

Sources

Hughes and Graham, (1968) A Handbook of Ausralian Government and Politics 1890-1964.

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