ID 0008

Commonwealth Government of Australia beginning 29 April 1910 - period in office of Prime minister Fisher, Andrew ending on 24 June 1913

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
29 April 1910
Date of end of period in office
24 June 1913 
Reason for end of preceding period in office
Loss of general election 
Reason for end of this government
Loss of general election
Number of days in office

Parliamentary support during period

Party affiliation of prime minister at start of period
Australian Labor Party
If coalition government
Coalition partner 1
Coalition partner 2
Coalition partner 3
Coalition partner 4
Party support in parliament at beginning of period
If change in parliamentary support during period
If further change during period

Number of ministers at beginning of period (this may vary during the period)

Total number of ministers
Number from party of prime minister
Number from coalition party 1
Number from coalition party 2
Number from upper house
Number who are women

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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For details of all Commonwealth prime ministers, see Michelle Grattan (editor) Australian Prime Ministers (Sydney: New Holland, 2000).


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