|Election||Premier at election||Premier's party||Premier after election||Premier's party|
|NSW 24 March 2007||Morris Iemma||Australian Labor Party||Morris Iemma||Australian Labor Party|
Change of party leader (Carr): Beginning of Iemma's period in office; On 27 July 2005, Carr announced he would resign as Premier. The Australian Labor Party caucus chose Morris Iemma to lead the Party, and he was commissioned as Premier of an Australian Labor Party majority government on 3 August 2005; see Rodney Smith, 'Robert John Carr', in David Clune and Ken Turner (eds), The Premiers of New South Wales, vol. 2 (1901-2005), pp. 479-498, at pp. 496-497, (Sydney: Federation Press, 2006, ISBN 1862875510).
Change of party leader (Iemma): The unpopularity of the government and severe factional tensions within the Australian Labor Party organization and the parliamentary caucus led to the forced resignation of Iemma as Premier. When attempting to recast his cabinet on Friday 5 September 2008, '... Iemma's own Right faction colleagues would not support the changes. Rather than testing the numbers in a formal vote, an emotional Morris Ieamma resigned his premiership that afternoon ...', Lloyd Cox, 'New South Wales State Politics', Australian Journal of Politics and History, Political Chronicles, July to December 2008, 55(2) June 2008: 269-274, at p. 271.
References: For an extended study of the details and context of the removal of Iemma as Premier, see Rodney Cavalier, Power Crisis: The Self-Destruction of a State Labor Party, (Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2010, ISBN 9780521138321); a detailed review of the Australian Labor Party's period in government is provided in David Clune and Rodney Smith (editors), From Carr to Keneally: Labor in Office in NSW 1995-2011, (Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 2012, ISBN 9781742376639).
New South Wales Parliament, website: http://www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/Prod/Parlment/Members.nsf/V3ListCurrentMinisters (accessed 15 August 2005).