ID 0070

State Government of Queensland beginning 12 August 1890 - period in office of Premier Griffith, Samuel Walker ending on 27 March 1893



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

Premier
Griffith, Samuel Walker
Date of beginning of period in office
12 August 1890
Date of end of period in office
27 March 1893 
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
958 

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
Majority
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
8
Number from party of premier
8
Number from coalition party 1
0
Number from coalition party 2
0
Number from upper house
2
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 28 April 1888Samuel Walker GriffithMinisterialistsThomas McIlwraithMinisterialists
QLD 10 August 1883Thomas McIlwraithMinisterialistsSamuel Walker GriffithMinisterialists

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Sources

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

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