ID 0017

Commonwealth Government of Australia beginning 9 November 1934 - period in office of Prime minister Lyons [prime minister], Joseph Aloysius ending on 7 April 1939



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
9 November 1934
Date of end of period in office
7 April 1939 
Reason for end of preceding period in office
Change of partisan support for premier/PM 
Reason for end of this government
Death of prime minister
Number of days in office
1,610 

Parliamentary support during period

Party affiliation of prime minister at start of period
United Australia Party
If coalition government
Coalition partner 1
Country Party
Coalition partner 2
--none--
Coalition partner 3
--none--
Coalition partner 4
--none--
Party support in parliament at beginning of period
Coalition
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
14
Number from party of prime minister
10
Number from coalition party 1
4
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

The UAP formed a coalition with the Country Party. Lyons remained as Prime Minister.

Sources

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

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