ID 0091

State Government of Queensland beginning 12 August 1957 - period in office of Premier Nicklin, George Francis (Frank) Reuben ending on 17 January 1968



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

Premier
Nicklin, George Francis (Frank) Reuben
Date of beginning of period in office
12 August 1957
Date of end of period in office
17 January 1968 
Reason for end of preceding period in office
Loss of general election 
Reason for end of this government
Change of party leader
Number of days in office
3,810 

Parliamentary support during period

Party affiliation of premier at start of period
Country Party
If coalition government
Coalition partner 1
Liberal Party
Coalition partner 2
--none--
Coalition partner 3
--none--
Coalition partner 4
--none--
Party support in parliament at beginning of period
Coalition
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
6
Number from coalition party 1
5
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 28 May 1966George Francis (Frank) Reuben NicklinCountry PartyGeorge Francis (Frank) Reuben NicklinCountry Party
QLD 1 June 1963George Francis (Frank) Reuben NicklinCountry PartyGeorge Francis (Frank) Reuben NicklinCountry Party
QLD 28 May 1960George Francis (Frank) Reuben NicklinCountry PartyGeorge Francis (Frank) Reuben NicklinCountry Party
QLD 3 August 1957Vincent Clair GairAustralian Labor PartyGeorge Francis (Frank) Reuben NicklinCountry Party

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Sources

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

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