|Election||Premier at election||Premier's party||Premier after election||Premier's party|
|NSW 1 May 1965||John Brophy Renshaw||Australian Labor Party||Robert [also Robin] William Askin||Liberal Party|
Change of party leader (Heffron): Beginning of Renshaw's period in office; 'On 28 April Heffron retired. On 29 April caucus elected Renshaw as leader and filled the vacancy in cabinet', Colin A Hughes and B D Graham, A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1890-1964, p. 84, (Canberra: Australian National University Press, 1968, SBN 708102700).
Loss of election (Renshaw): 'The Labor government was defeated at the general election on 1 May 1965, but determination of the result was slow. On 11 May Renshaw saw the Governor and Askin was commissioned;...', Colin A Hughes, A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1965-1974, p. 23, (Canberra; Australian National University Press, 1977, ISBN 0708113400); see also Chris Puplick, '1965', in Michael Hogan and David Clune (editors), The People's Choice: Electoral Politics in 20th Century New South Wales, vol. 2 (1930-1965), pp. 427-463, (Sydney: Parliament of New South Wales and University of Sydney, 2001, ISBN 0909907404).
References: For an analysis of the role of Premier in New South Wales, see David Clune and Ken Turner, 'Introduction: The Changing Role of the Premier in the 20th Century', pp. 1-14, in Clune and Turner vol. 2 (see, 'Sources', below).
For a survey of Renshaw's political career, see Ken Turner, 'John Brophy Renshaw', in Clune and Turner, vol. 2, pp. 333-345 (see 'Sources', below).
David Clune and Ken Turner (editors), The Premiers of New South Wales, vol. 2, (1901-2005), (Sydney: Federation Press, 2006, ISBN 186287551); Colin A Hughes and B D Graham, A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1890-1964, pp. 57-85, (Canberra: Australian National University Press, 1968, SBN 708102700); New South Wales, Parliament, The New South Wales Parliamentary Record: Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly, 1824-1999, vol. VI, pp. 246-308, (Sydney: Parliament of New South Wales, 1999). In consulting these sources, note the difference between ministries and periods in office.