ID 0096

State Government of Queensland beginning 1 December 1987 - period in office of Premier Ahern, Michael John ending on 25 September 1989



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

Premier
Ahern, Michael John
Date of beginning of period in office
1 December 1987
Date of end of period in office
25 September 1989 
Reason for end of preceding period in office
Change of party leader 
Reason for end of this government
Change of party leader
Number of days in office
664 

Parliamentary support during period

Party affiliation of premier at start of period
National 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
18
Number from party of premier
18
Number from coalition party 1
0
Number from coalition party 2
0
Number from upper house
0
Number who are women
1

Assembly elections contested as premier or after which became premier (see Glossary entry for 'after election')

This premier did not win office as the result of an election, and was not (or has not been) in office long enough to contest an election as premier ; see 'Period in office' table above.


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Notes

From 1 to 9 December 1987, Ahern's ministry was made up of only 2 people. The figures shown for the Ahern Ministry on this web page are those at 9 December 1987.

Sources

Queensland Parliamentary Debates (Hansard)

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