1st Commonwealth Parliament
was opened on 9 May 1901 in Melbourne's Exhibition Buildings,
Australia's Prime Ministers
1901 to 1904
|Term of Office||1/ 1/ 1901 - 24/9/1903|
|Education||Sydney Grammar School; Sydney University|
|Notes||1879-87 NSW Legislative
1883-87 Speaker of House
1891.Leader of the federation movement . Member of committee drafting the Constitution
1900 led Australian delegation to London to present Constitution to British Parliament
1901 Australia's first Prime Minister, also Minister External Affairs
1903 resigned & became a senior judge in the new High Court of Australia, and held that position until his death in 1920.
|Term of Office||24/9/1903 - 27/4/1904|
|Education||Melbourne Grammar; Melbourne University|
1883 Minister for Public Works & Water Supply
1900 Member of Australian delegation presenting draft constitution to British Parliament. Attorney General of the new Commonwealth
1902 Acting Prime Minister.
1901-1914 Was anonymous Australian correspondent for London Morning Post newspaper
|Term of Office||27/4/1904 - 17/8/1904|
|Notes|| Moved to
Sydney from New Zealand at 19. Active in union movement.
At age 23 was president of Sydney Trades & Labour Council, then president of Labor Party Conference.
1894 Elected to NSW Parliament
1901 Elected to the new Federal Parliament
1904 Became first Labor Prime Minister. Was PM just 4 months.
Remained in Parliament till 1910. Expelled from Labor Party for his support of conscription in World War 1. Died 1941.
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