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Commonwealth Government of Australia beginning 13 November 1908 - period in office of Prime minister Fisher, Andrew ending on 1 June 1909



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

Prime minister
Fisher, Andrew
Date of beginning of period in office
13 November 1908
Date of end of period in office
1 June 1909 
Reason for end of preceding period in office
Defeat in parliament 
Reason for end of this government
Defeat in parliament
Number of days in office
200 

Parliamentary support during period

Party affiliation of prime minister at start of period
Australian 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
9
Number from party of prime minister
9
Number from coalition party 1
0
Number from coalition party 2
0
Number from upper house
2
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 5 September 1914Joseph CookLiberal PartyAndrew FisherAustralian Labor Party
COM 31 May 1913Andrew FisherAustralian Labor PartyJoseph CookLiberal Party
COM 13 April 1910Alfred DeakinLiberal PartyAndrew FisherAustralian Labor 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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