ID 0090

State Government of Queensland beginning 17 January 1952 - period in office of Premier Gair, Vincent Clair ending on 12 August 1957



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

Premier
Gair, Vincent Clair
Date of beginning of period in office
17 January 1952
Date of end of period in office
12 August 1957 
Reason for end of preceding period in office
Death of premier 
Reason for end of this government
Loss of general election
Number of days in office
2,034 

Parliamentary support during period

Party affiliation of premier 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
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
11
Number from party of premier
11
Number from coalition party 1
0
Number from coalition party 2
0
Number from upper house
0
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 3 August 1957Vincent Clair GairAustralian Labor PartyGeorge Francis (Frank) Reuben NicklinCountry Party
QLD 19 May 1956Vincent Clair GairAustralian Labor PartyVincent Clair GairAustralian Labor Party
QLD 7 March 1953Vincent Clair GairAustralian Labor PartyVincent Clair GairAustralian Labor Party

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Sources

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

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