ID 0080

State Government of Queensland beginning 18 February 1908 - period in office of Premier Kidston, William ending on 7 February 1911



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

Premier
Kidston, William
Date of beginning of period in office
18 February 1908
Date of end of period in office
7 February 1911 
Reason for end of preceding period in office
Loss of general election 
Reason for end of this government
Change of partisan support for premier/PM
Number of days in office
1,085 

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
Coalition Minority
If change in parliamentary support during period
29 October 1908
Coalition
Gain in parliamentary support
If further change during period
2 October 1909
Coalition
Result of general election

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 2 October 1909William KidstonMinisterialistsWilliam KidstonAustralian Labor Party
QLD 5 February 1908Robert PhilpMinisterialistsWilliam KidstonMinisterialists
QLD 18 May 1907William KidstonMinisterialistsWilliam KidstonMinisterialists

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Sources

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

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