ID 0330

State Government of Queensland beginning 3 May 1870 - period in office of Premier Palmer, Arthur Hunter ending on 8 January 1874



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

Premier
Palmer, Arthur Hunter
Date of beginning of period in office
3 May 1870
Date of end of period in office
8 January 1874 
Reason for end of preceding period in office
Defeat in parliament 
Reason for end of this government
Loss of general election
Number of days in office
1,346 

Parliamentary support during period

Party affiliation of premier at start of period
Ministerialists
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
6
Number from party of premier
6
Number from coalition party 1
0
Number from coalition party 2
0
Number from upper house
1
Number who are women
0

Assembly elections contested as premier or after which became premier (see Glossary entry for 'after election')

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Election Premier at election Premier's party Premier after election Premier's party
QLD 4 November 1873Arthur Hunter PalmerMinisterialistsArthur MacalisterMinisterialists
QLD 8 July 1871Arthur Hunter PalmerMinisterialistsArthur Hunter PalmerMinisterialists
QLD 27 July 1870Arthur Hunter PalmerMinisterialistsArthur Hunter PalmerMinisterialists

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