Rulers: Australia

Ministries, etc.


Key ministries

Deputy prime ministers
10 Jan 1968 -  5 Feb 1971  John McEwen                        (b. 1900 - d. 1980)
 5 Feb 1971 -  5 Dec 1972  Doug Anthony (1st time)            (b. 1929)
 5 Dec 1972 - 12 Jun 1974  Lance Barnard                      (b. 1919 - d. 1997)
12 Jun 1974 -  2 Jul 1975  Jim Cairns                         (b. 1914 - d. 2003)
 2 Jul 1975 - 11 Nov 1975  Frank Crean                        (b. 1916 - d. 2008)
12 Nov 1975 - 11 Mar 1983  Doug Anthony (2nd time)            (s.a.)
11 Mar 1983 -  4 Apr 1990  Lionel Frost Bowen                 (b. 1922 - d. 2012)
 4 Apr 1990 -  3 Jun 1991  Paul Keating                       (b. 1944)
 3 Jun 1991 - 20 Jun 1995  Brian Howe                         (b. 1936)
20 Jun 1995 - 11 Mar 1996  Kim Beazley                        (b. 1948)
11 Mar 1996 - 20 Jul 1999  Tim Fischer                        (b. 1946)
20 Jul 1999 -  6 Jul 2005  John Anderson                      (b. 1956)
 6 Jul 2005 -  3 Dec 2007  Mark Vaile                         (b. 1956)
 3 Dec 2007 - 24 Jun 2010  Julia Gillard (f)                  (b. 1961)
24 Jun 2010 - 27 Jun 2013  Wayne Swan                         (b. 1954)
27 Jun 2013 - 18 Sep 2013  Anthony Albanese                   (b. 1963)
18 Sep 2013 - 18 Feb 2016  Warren Truss                       (b. 1948)
18 Feb 2016 -              Barnaby Joyce                      (b. 1967)

Foreign Affairs

Ministers
- External Affairs -
 1 Jan 1901 - 24 Sep 1903  Edmund Barton (from 1902,
                           Sir Edmund Barton)                 (b. 1849 - d. 1920)
24 Sep 1903 - 27 Apr 1904  Alfred Deakin (1st time)           (b. 1856 - d. 1919)
27 Apr 1904 - 17 Aug 1904  William Morris Hughes (1st time)   (b. 1864 - d. 1952)
18 Aug 1904 -  5 Jul 1905  George Reid                        (b. 1848 - d. 1918)
 5 Jul 1905 - 13 Nov 1908  Alfred Deakin (2nd time)           (s.a.)
13 Nov 1908 -  2 Jun 1909  Egerton Lee Batchelor (1st time)   (b. 1865 - d. 1911)
 2 Jun 1909 - 29 Apr 1910  Littleton Ernest Groom             (b. 1867 - d. 1936)
29 Apr 1910 -  8 Oct 1911  Egerton Lee Batchelor (2nd time)   (s.a.)
14 Oct 1911 - 24 Jun 1913  Josiah Thomas                      (b. 1863 - d. 1933)
24 Jun 1913 - 17 Sep 1914  Patrick McMahon Glynn (1st time)   (b. 1855 - d. 1931)
17 Sep 1914 -  9 Dec 1914  John Andrew Arthur                 (b. 1875 - d. 1914)
14 Dec 1914 - 14 Nov 1916  Hugh Mahon                         (b. 1858 - d. 1931)
14 Nov 1916 - 17 Feb 1917  Frederick William Bamford (acting) (b. 1849 - d. 1934)
17 Feb 1917 - 10 Jan 1918  Patrick McMahon Glynn (2nd time)   (s.a.)
                           (acting)
10 Jan 1918 -  9 Feb 1923  William Morris Hughes (2nd time)   (s.a.)
 9 Feb 1923 - 22 Oct 1929  Stanley Melbourne Bruce            (b. 1883 - d. 1967)
22 Oct 1929 -  6 Jan 1932  James Henry Scullin                (b. 1876 - d. 1953)
 6 Jan 1932 - 12 Oct 1934  John Greig Latham                  (b. 1877 - d. 1964)
12 Oct 1934 - 29 Nov 1937  George Foster Pearce               (b. 1870 - d. 1952)
29 Nov 1937 - 26 Apr 1939  William Morris Hughes (3rd time)   (s.a.)
26 Apr 1939 - 14 Mar 1940  Henry Somer Gullett                (b. 1878 - d. 1940)
14 Mar 1940 - 28 Oct 1940  John McEwen                        (b. 1900 - d. 1980)
28 Oct 1940 -  7 Oct 1941  Frederick Harold Stewart           (b. 1884 - d. 1961)
 7 Oct 1941 - 19 Dec 1949  Herbert Vere Evatt                 (b. 1894 - d. 1965)
19 Dec 1949 - 11 May 1951  Percy Claude Spender               (b. 1897 - d. 1985)
11 May 1951 -  4 Feb 1960  Richard Gardiner Casey             (b. 1890 - d. 1976)
 4 Feb 1960 - 22 Dec 1961  Robert Gordon Menzies              (b. 1894 - d. 1978)
22 Dec 1961 - 24 Apr 1964  Sir Garfield Barwick               (b. 1903 - d. 1997)
24 Apr 1964 - 11 Feb 1969  Paul Hasluck                       (b. 1905 - d. 1993)
11 Feb 1969 - 12 Nov 1969  Gordon Freeth                      (b. 1914 - d. 2001)
12 Nov 1969 -  6 Nov 1970  William McMahon                    (b. 1908 - d. 1988)
- Foreign Affairs -
 6 Nov 1970 - 22 Mar 1971  William McMahon                    (s.a.)
22 Mar 1971 -  2 Aug 1971  Leslie Harry Ernest Bury           (b. 1913 - d. 1986)
 2 Aug 1971 -  5 Dec 1972  Nigel Hubert Bowen                 (b. 1911 - d. 1994)
 5 Dec 1972 -  6 Nov 1973  Gough Whitlam                      (b. 1916 - d. 2014)
 6 Nov 1973 - 11 Nov 1975  Don Willesee                       (b. 1916 - d. 2003)
11 Nov 1975 -  3 Nov 1980  Andrew Peacock                     (b. 1939)
 3 Nov 1980 - 11 Mar 1983  Anthony Street                     (b. 1926)
11 Mar 1983 - 17 Aug 1988  Bill Hayden                        (b. 1933)
 2 Sep 1988 - 11 Mar 1996  Gareth Evans                       (b. 1944)
11 Mar 1996 -  3 Dec 2007  Alexander Downer                   (b. 1951)
 3 Dec 2007 - 14 Sep 2010  Stephen Smith                      (b. 1955)
14 Sep 2010 - 22 Feb 2012  Kevin Rudd                         (b. 1957)
22 Feb 2012 - 13 Mar 2012  Craig Emerson (acting)             (b. 1954)
13 Mar 2012 - 18 Sep 2013  Bob Carr                           (b. 1947)
18 Sep 2013 -              Julie Bishop (f)                   (b. 1956)

Defence

Ministers
 1 Jan 1901 - 10 Jan 1901  Sir James Robert Dickson           (b. 1832 - d. 1901)
17 Jan 1901 - 10 Aug 1903  Sir John Forrest                   (b. 1847 - d. 1918)
10 Aug 1903 - 24 Sep 1903  James George Drake                 (b. 1850 - d. 1941)
24 Sep 1903 - 27 Apr 1904  Austin Chapman                     (b. 1864 - d. 1926)
27 Apr 1904 - 17 Aug 1904  Anderson Dawson                    (b. 1863 - d. 1910)
18 Aug 1904 -  5 Jul 1905  James Whiteside McCay              (b. 1864 - d. 1930)
 5 Jul 1905 - 24 Jan 1907  Thomas Playford                    (b. 1837 - d. 1915)
24 Jan 1907 - 13 Nov 1908  Thomas Thomson Ewing               (b. 1856 - d. 1920)
13 Nov 1908 -  2 Jun 1909  George Foster Pearce (1st time)    (b. 1870 - d. 1952)
 2 Jun 1909 - 29 Apr 1910  Joseph Cook                        (b. 1860 - d. 1947)
29 Apr 1910 - 24 Jun 1913  George Foster Pearce (2nd time)    (s.a.)
24 Jun 1913 - 17 Sep 1914  Edward Davis Millen                (b. 1860 - d. 1923)
17 Sep 1914 - 21 Dec 1921  George Foster Pearce (3rd time)    (s.a.)
21 Dec 1921 -  5 Feb 1923  Walter Massy-Greene                (b. 1874 - d. 1952)
 9 Feb 1923 - 16 Jan 1925  Eric Kendall Bowden                (b. 1872 - d. 1931)
16 Jan 1925 -  2 Apr 1927  Sir Neville Reginald Howse         (b. 1863 - d. 1930)
 2 Apr 1927 - 22 Oct 1929  Sir William Glasgow                (b. 1876 - d. 1955)
22 Oct 1929 -  4 Feb 1931  Albert Ernest Green                (b. 1869 - d. 1940)
 4 Feb 1931 -  3 Mar 1931  John Joseph Daly                   (b. 1891 - d. 1942)
 3 Mar 1931 -  6 Jan 1932  Joseph Benedict Chifley            (b. 1885 - d. 1951)
 6 Jan 1932 - 12 Oct 1934  George Foster Pearce (4th time)    (s.a.)
12 Oct 1934 - 20 Nov 1937  Robert Archdale Parkhill
                           (from 1936, Sir Robert
                           Archdale Parkhill)                 (b. 1879 - d. 1947)
20 Nov 1937 - 29 Nov 1937  Joseph Aloysius Lyons              (b. 1879 - d. 1939)
29 Nov 1937 -  7 Nov 1938  Harold Victor Campbell Thorby      (b. 1888 - d. 1973)
 7 Nov 1938 - 13 Nov 1939  Geoffrey Austin Street             (b. 1894 - d. 1940)
- Defence Coordination -
13 Nov 1939 -  7 Oct 1941  Robert Gordon Menzies              (b. 1894 - d. 1978)
 7 Oct 1941 - 14 Apr 1942  John Curtin                        (b. 1885 - d. 1945)
- Defence -
14 Apr 1942 -  5 Jul 1945  John Curtin                        (s.a.)
 6 Jul 1945 - 14 Aug 1946  John Albert Beasley                (b. 1895 - d. 1949)
15 Aug 1946 -  1 Nov 1946  Francis Michael Forde              (b. 1890 - d. 1983)
 1 Nov 1946 - 19 Dec 1949  John Dedman                        (b. 1896 - d. 1973)
19 Dec 1949 - 24 Oct 1950  Eric Harrison                      (b. 1892 - d. 1974)
24 Oct 1950 - 10 Dec 1958  Philip McBride (from 1 Jan 1953,
                           Sir Philip McBride)                (b. 1892 - d. 1982)
10 Dec 1958 - 18 Dec 1963  Athol Townley                      (b. 1905 - d. 1963)
18 Dec 1963 - 24 Apr 1964  Paul Hasluck                       (b. 1905 - d. 1993)
24 Apr 1964 - 19 Jan 1966  Shane Paltridge (from 1 Jan 1966,
                           Sir Shane Paltridge)               (b. 1910 - d. 1966)
26 Jan 1966 - 12 Nov 1969  Allen Fairhall                     (b. 1909 - d. 2006)
12 Nov 1969 -  8 Mar 1971  Malcolm Fraser                     (b. 1930 - d. 2015)
10 Mar 1971 - 13 Aug 1971  John Grey Gorton                   (b. 1911 - d. 2002)
13 Aug 1971 -  5 Dec 1972  David Fairbairn                    (b. 1917 - d. 1994)
 5 Dec 1972 -  6 Jun 1975  Lance Barnard                      (b. 1919 - d. 1997)
 6 Jun 1975 - 11 Nov 1975  William Morrison                   (b. 1928 - d. 2013)
11 Nov 1975 -  7 May 1982  James Killen                       (b. 1925 - d. 2007)
 7 May 1982 - 11 Mar 1983  Ian Sinclair                       (b. 1929)
11 Mar 1983 - 13 Dec 1984  Gordon Scholes                     (b. 1931)
13 Dec 1984 -  4 Apr 1990  Kim Beazley                        (b. 1948)
 4 Apr 1990 - 11 Mar 1996  Robert Ray                         (b. 1947)
11 Mar 1996 - 21 Oct 1998  Ian McLachlan                      (b. 1936)
21 Oct 1998 - 30 Jan 2001  John Moore                         (b. 1936)
30 Jan 2001 - 26 Nov 2001  Peter Reith                        (b. 1950)
26 Nov 2001 - 24 Jan 2006  Robert Hill                        (b. 1946)
24 Jan 2006 -  3 Dec 2007  Brendan Nelson                     (b. 1958)
 3 Dec 2007 -  9 Jun 2009  Joel Fitzgibbon                    (b. 1962)
 9 Jun 2009 - 14 Sep 2010  John Faulkner                      (b. 1954)
14 Sep 2010 - 18 Sep 2013  Stephen Smith                      (b. 1955)
18 Sep 2013 - 23 Dec 2014  David Johnston                     (b. 1956)
23 Dec 2014 - 21 Sep 2015  Kevin Andrews                      (b. 1955)
21 Sep 2015 -              Marise Payne (f)                   (b. 1964)

Army

Ministers
13 Nov 1939 - 13 Aug 1940  Geoffrey Austin Street             (s.a.)
14 Aug 1940 - 28 Oct 1940  Philip McBride                     (s.a.)
28 Oct 1940 -  7 Oct 1941  Percy Claude Spender               (b. 1897 - d. 1985)
 7 Oct 1941 -  1 Nov 1946  Francis Michael Forde              (b. 1890 - d. 1983)
 1 Nov 1946 - 19 Dec 1949  Cyril Chambers                     (b. 1897 - d. 1975)
19 Dec 1949 -  7 Nov 1955  Josiah Francis                     (b. 1890 - d. 1964)
 7 Nov 1955 - 28 Feb 1956  Eric Harrison                      (b. 1892 - d. 1974)
28 Feb 1956 - 18 Dec 1963  John Oscar Cramer                  (b. 1897 - d. 1994)
18 Dec 1963 - 26 Jan 1966  Alexander James Forbes             (b. 1923)
26 Jan 1966 - 28 Feb 1968  Malcolm Fraser                     (s.a.)
28 Feb 1968 - 12 Nov 1969  Phillip Reginald Lynch             (b. 1933 - d. 1984)
12 Nov 1969 -  2 Feb 1972  Andrew Peacock                     (b. 1939)
 2 Feb 1972 -  5 Dec 1972  Robert Cummin Katter               (b. 1918 - d. 1990)
 5 Dec 1972 - 30 Nov 1973  Lance Barnard                      (s.a.)

Treasury

Treasurers
 1 Jan 1901 - 27 Apr 1904  Sir George Turner (1st time)       (b. 1851 - d. 1916)
27 Apr 1904 - 17 Aug 1904  John Christian Watson              (b. 1867 - d. 1941)
18 Aug 1904 -  5 Jul 1905  Sir George Turner (2nd time)       (s.a.)
 5 Jul 1905 - 30 Jul 1907  Sir John Forrest (1st time)        (b. 1847 - d. 1918)
30 Jul 1907 - 13 Nov 1908  Sir William John Lyne              (b. 1844 - d. 1913)
13 Nov 1908 -  2 Jun 1909  Andrew Fisher (1st time)           (b. 1862 - d. 1928)
 2 Jun 1909 - 29 Apr 1910  Sir John Forrest (2nd time)        (s.a.)
29 Apr 1910 - 24 Jun 1913  Andrew Fisher (2nd time)           (s.a.)
24 Jun 1913 - 17 Sep 1914  Sir John Forrest (3rd time)        (s.a.)
17 Sep 1914 - 27 Oct 1915  Andrew Fisher (3rd time)           (s.a.)
27 Oct 1915 - 27 Oct 1916  William Guy Higgs                  (b. 1862 - d. 1951)
14 Nov 1916 - 17 Feb 1917  Alexander Poynton                  (b. 1853 - d. 1935)
17 Feb 1917 - 27 Mar 1918  Sir John Forrest (4th time)        (s.a.)
27 Mar 1918 - 15 Jun 1920  William Alexander Watt             (b. 1871 - d. 1946)
28 Jul 1920 - 11 Nov 1921  Sir Joseph Cook                    (b. 1860 - d. 1947)
21 Dec 1921 -  9 Feb 1923  Stanley Melbourne Bruce            (b. 1883 - d. 1967)
 9 Feb 1923 - 22 Oct 1929  Earle Page                         (b. 1880 - d. 1961)
22 Oct 1929 -  9 Jul 1930  Edward Granville Theodore
                           (1st time)                         (b. 1884 - d. 1950)
 9 Jul 1930 - 29 Jan 1931  James Henry Scullin                (b. 1876 - d. 1953)
29 Jan 1931 -  6 Jan 1932  Edward Granville Theodore
                           (2nd time)                         (s.a.)
 6 Jan 1932 -  3 Oct 1935  Joseph Aloysius Lyons              (b. 1879 - d. 1939)
 3 Oct 1935 - 26 Apr 1939  Richard Gardiner Casey             (b. 1890 - d. 1976)
26 Apr 1939 - 14 Mar 1940  Robert Gordon Menzies              (b. 1894 - d. 1978)
14 Mar 1940 - 28 Oct 1940  Percy Claude Spender               (b. 1897 - d. 1985)
28 Oct 1940 -  7 Oct 1941  Arthur William Fadden (1st time)   (b. 1895 - d. 1973)
 7 Oct 1941 - 19 Dec 1949  Joseph Benedict Chifley            (b. 1885 - d. 1951)
19 Dec 1949 - 10 Dec 1958  Arthur William Fadden (from 1951,
                           Sir Arthur William Fadden)
                           (2nd time)                         (s.a.)
10 Dec 1958 - 26 Jan 1966  Harold Holt                        (b. 1908 - d. 1967)
26 Jan 1966 - 12 Nov 1969  William McMahon                    (b. 1908 - d. 1988)
12 Nov 1969 - 22 Mar 1971  Leslie Harry Ernest Bury           (b. 1913 - d. 1986)
22 Mar 1971 -  5 Dec 1972  Billy Mackie Snedden               (b. 1926 - d. 1987)
 5 Dec 1972 - 19 Dec 1972  Gough Whitlam                      (b. 1916 - d. 2014)
19 Dec 1972 - 11 Dec 1974  Frank Crean                        (b. 1916 - d. 2008)
11 Dec 1974 -  6 Jun 1975  Jim Cairns                         (b. 1914 - d. 2003)
 6 Jun 1975 - 11 Nov 1975  Bill Hayden                        (b. 1933)
11 Nov 1975 - 19 Nov 1977  Phillip Reginald Lynch             (b. 1933 - d. 1984)
19 Nov 1977 - 11 Mar 1983  John Howard                        (b. 1939)
11 Mar 1983 -  3 Jun 1991  Paul Keating                       (b. 1944)
 3 Jun 1991 -  4 Jun 1991  Bob Hawke                          (b. 1929)
 4 Jun 1991 -  9 Dec 1991  John Kerin                         (b. 1937)
 9 Dec 1991 - 27 Dec 1991  Ralph Willis (1st time)            (b. 1938)
27 Dec 1991 - 23 Dec 1993  John Dawkins                       (b. 1947)
23 Dec 1993 - 11 Mar 1996  Ralph Willis (2nd time)            (s.a.)
11 Mar 1996 -  3 Dec 2007  Peter Costello                     (b. 1957)
 3 Dec 2007 - 27 Jun 2013  Wayne Swan                         (b. 1954)
27 Jun 2013 - 18 Sep 2013  Chris Bowen                        (b. 1973)
18 Sep 2013 - 21 Sep 2015  Joe Hockey                         (b. 1965)
21 Sep 2015 -              Scott Morrison                     (b. 1968)

Finance

Ministers
- Finance -
 7 Dec 1976 - 19 Nov 1977  Phillip Reginald Lynch             (s.a.)
20 Dec 1977 - 23 Feb 1979  Eric Laidlaw Robinson (1st time)   (b. 1929 - d. 1981)
23 Feb 1979 - 27 Feb 1979  John Howard                        (s.a.)
27 Feb 1979 -  3 Nov 1980  Eric Laidlaw Robinson (2nd time)   (s.a.)
 3 Nov 1980 - 11 Mar 1983  Dame Margaret Guilfoyle (f)        (b. 1926)
11 Mar 1983 - 13 Dec 1984  John Dawkins                       (s.a.)
13 Dec 1984 -  4 Apr 1990  Peter Walsh                        (b. 1935 - d. 2015)
 4 Apr 1990 -  9 Dec 1991  Ralph Willis (1st time)            (s.a.)
 9 Dec 1991 - 27 Dec 1991  Kim Beazley (1st time)             (b. 1948)
27 Dec 1991 - 23 Dec 1993  Ralph Willis (2nd time)            (s.a.)
23 Dec 1993 - 11 Mar 1996  Kim Beazley (2nd time)             (s.a.)
- Finance Services -
11 Mar 1996 -  9 Oct 1997  John Fahey                         (b. 1945)
- Finance and Administration -
 9 Oct 1997 - 26 Nov 2001  John Fahey                         (s.a.)
26 Nov 2001 -  3 Dec 2007  Nick Minchin                       (b. 1953)
 3 Dec 2007 -  3 Sep 2010  Lindsay Tanner                     (b. 1956)
 3 Sep 2010 - 14 Sep 2010  Wayne Swan (acting)                (s.a.)
14 Sep 2010 - 18 Sep 2013  Penny Wong (f)                     (b. 1968)
18 Sep 2013 -              Mathias Cormann                    (b. 1970)

Justice

Attorneys General
 1 Jan 1901 - 24 Sep 1903  Alfred Deakin                      (b. 1856 - d. 1919)
24 Sep 1903 - 27 Apr 1904  James George Drake                 (b. 1850 - d. 1941)
27 Apr 1904 - 17 Aug 1904  Henry Bournes Higgins              (b. 1851 - d. 1929)
18 Aug 1904 -  5 Jul 1905  Sir Josiah Henry Symon             (b. 1846 - d. 1934)
 5 Jul 1905 - 12 Oct 1906  Isaac Isaacs                       (b. 1855 - d. 1948)
12 Oct 1906 - 13 Nov 1908  Littleton Ernest Groom (1st time)  (b. 1867 - d. 1936)
13 Nov 1908 -  2 Jun 1909  William Morris Hughes (1st time)   (b. 1864 - d. 1952)
 2 Jun 1909 - 29 Apr 1910  Patrick McMahon Glynn              (b. 1855 - d. 1931)
29 Apr 1910 - 24 Jun 1913  William Morris Hughes (2nd time)   (s.a.)
24 Jun 1913 - 17 Sep 1914  William Hill Irvine                (b. 1858 - d. 1943)
17 Sep 1914 - 21 Dec 1921  William Morris Hughes (3rd time)   (s.a.)
21 Dec 1921 - 18 Dec 1925  Littleton Ernest Groom (2nd time)  (s.a.)
18 Dec 1925 - 22 Oct 1929  John Greig Latham (1st time)       (b. 1877 - d. 1964)
22 Oct 1929 -  6 Jan 1932  Frank Brennan                      (b. 1873 - d. 1950)
 6 Jan 1932 - 12 Oct 1934  John Greig Latham (2nd time)       (s.a.)
12 Oct 1934 - 20 Mar 1939  Robert Gordon Menzies              (b. 1894 - d. 1978)
20 Mar 1939 -  7 Oct 1941  William Morris Hughes (4th time)   (s.a.)
 7 Oct 1941 - 19 Dec 1949  Herbert Vere Evatt                 (b. 1894 - d. 1965)
19 Dec 1949 - 14 Aug 1956  John Armstrong Spicer              (b. 1898 - d. 1977)
15 Aug 1956 - 10 Dec 1958  Neil O'Sullivan                    (b. 1900 - d. 1968)
10 Dec 1958 -  4 Mar 1964  Sir Garfield Barwick               (b. 1903 - d. 1997)
 4 Mar 1964 - 14 Dec 1966  Billy Mackie Snedden               (b. 1926 - d. 1987)
14 Dec 1966 - 12 Nov 1969  Nigel Hubert Bowen (1st time)      (b. 1911 - d. 1994)
12 Nov 1969 - 22 Mar 1971  Thomas Eyre Forrest Hughes         (b. 1923)
22 Mar 1971 -  2 Aug 1971  Nigel Hubert Bowen (2nd time)      (s.a.)
 2 Aug 1971 -  5 Dec 1972  Ivor John Greenwood (1st time)     (b. 1926 - d. 1976)
 5 Dec 1972 - 19 Dec 1972  Gough Whitlam                      (b. 1916 - d. 2014)
19 Dec 1972 - 10 Feb 1975  Lionel Keith Murphy                (b. 1922 - d. 1986)
10 Feb 1975 - 11 Nov 1975  Keppel Earl Enderby                (b. 1926 - d. 2015)
11 Nov 1975 - 22 Dec 1975  Ivor John Greenwood (2nd time)     (s.a.)
22 Dec 1975 -  6 Sep 1977  Robert James Ellicott              (b. 1927)
 6 Sep 1977 - 11 Mar 1983  Peter Durack                       (b. 1926 - d. 2008)
11 Mar 1983 - 13 Dec 1984  Gareth Evans                       (b. 1944)
13 Dec 1984 -  4 Apr 1990  Lionel Frost Bowen                 (b. 1922 - d. 2012)
 4 Apr 1990 - 24 Mar 1993  Michael John Duffy                 (b. 1938)
 1 Apr 1993 - 27 Apr 1993  Duncan Kerr                        (b. 1952)
27 Apr 1993 - 11 Mar 1996  Michael Lavarch                    (b. 1961)
11 Mar 1996 -  7 Oct 2003  Daryl Williams                     (b. 1942)
 7 Oct 2003 -  3 Dec 2007  Philip Ruddock                     (b. 1943)
 3 Dec 2007 - 14 Dec 2011  Robert McClelland                  (b. 1958)
14 Dec 2011 -  4 Feb 2013  Nicola Roxon (f)                   (b. 1967)
 4 Feb 2013 - 18 Sep 2013  Mark Dreyfus                       (b. 1956)
18 Sep 2013 -              George Brandis                     (b. 1957)

Ministers
18 Sep 1987 - 24 Mar 1993  Michael Tate                       (b. 1945)
24 Mar 1993 - 11 Mar 1996  Duncan Kerr                        (b. 1952)
11 Mar 1996 -  9 Oct 1997  Daryl Williams                     (b. 1942)
 9 Oct 1997 - 30 Jan 2001  Amanda Vanstone (f)                (b. 1952)
30 Jan 2001 -  9 Mar 2007  Chris Ellison                      (b. 1954)
 9 Mar 2007 -  3 Dec 2007  David Johnston                     (b. 1956)
14 Sep 2010 - 14 Dec 2011  Brendan O'Connor                   (b. 1962)
14 Dec 2011 - 18 Sep 2013  Jason Clare                        (b. 1972)
18 Sep 2013 -              Michael Keenan                     (b. 1972)

Home Affairs

Note: The minister for home affairs is not a senior minister in Australia.
Ministers
 1 Jan 1901 - 11 Aug 1903  Sir William John Lyne              (b. 1844 - d. 1913)
11 Aug 1903 - 27 Apr 1904  Sir John Forrest                   (b. 1847 - d. 1918)
27 Apr 1904 - 17 Aug 1904  Egerton Lee Batchelor              (b. 1865 - d. 1911)
18 Aug 1904 -  5 Jul 1905  Dugald Thomson                     (b. 1848 - d. 1922)
 5 Jul 1905 - 12 Oct 1906  Littleton Ernest Groom             (b. 1867 - d. 1936)
12 Oct 1906 - 24 Jan 1907  Thomas Thomson Ewing               (b. 1856 - d. 1920)
24 Jan 1907 - 13 Nov 1908  John Henry Keating                 (b. 1872 - d. 1940)
13 Nov 1908 -  2 Jun 1909  Hugh Mahon                         (b. 1858 - d. 1931)
 2 Jun 1909 - 29 Apr 1910  George Warburton Fuller            (b. 1861 - d. 1940)
29 Apr 1910 - 24 Jun 1913  King O'Malley (1st time)           (b. 1858 - d. 1953)
24 Jun 1913 - 17 Sep 1914  Joseph Cook                        (b. 1860 - d. 1947)
17 Sep 1914 - 27 Oct 1915  William Oliver Archibald           (b. 1852 - d. 1926)
27 Oct 1915 - 14 Nov 1916  King O'Malley (2nd time)           (s.a.)
14 Nov 1916 - 17 Feb 1917  Frederick William Bamford          (b. 1849 - d. 1934)
17 Feb 1917 -  3 Feb 1920  Patrick McMahon Glynn              (b. 1855 - d. 1931)
 4 Feb 1920 - 21 Dec 1921  Alexander Poynton                  (b. 1853 - d. 1935)
21 Dec 1921 - 18 Jun 1926  George Foster Pearce               (b. 1870 - d. 1952)
18 Jun 1926 -  2 Apr 1927  Sir William Glasgow                (b. 1876 - d. 1955)
 2 Apr 1927 - 24 Feb 1928  Charles William Clanan Marr        (b. 1880 - d. 1960)
24 Feb 1928 - 29 Nov 1928  Sir Neville Reginald Howse         (b. 1863 - d. 1930)
29 Nov 1928 - 22 Oct 1929  Charles Lydiard Aubrey Abbott      (b. 1886 - d. 1975)
22 Oct 1929 -  6 Jan 1932  Arthur Blakeley                    (b. 1886 - d. 1972)
 6 Jan 1932 - 12 Apr 1932  Robert Archdale Parkhill           (b. 1879 - d. 1947)
- Interior -
12 Apr 1932 - 13 Oct 1932  Robert Archdale Parkhill           (s.a.)
13 Oct 1932 - 12 Oct 1934  John Arthur Perkins                (b. 1878 - d. 1954)
12 Oct 1934 -  9 Nov 1934  Eric Harrison (1st time)           (b. 1892 - d. 1974)
 9 Nov 1934 - 29 Nov 1937  Thomas Paterson                    (b. 1882 - d. 1952)
29 Nov 1937 - 26 Apr 1939  John McEwen                        (b. 1900 - d. 1980)
26 Apr 1939 -  7 Oct 1941  Hattil Spencer Foll                (b. 1890 - d. 1977)
 7 Oct 1941 - 13 Jul 1945  Joseph Silver Collings             (b. 1865 - d. 1955)
13 Jul 1945 - 19 Dec 1949  Herbert Victor Johnson             (b. 1889 - d. 1962)
19 Dec 1949 - 24 Oct 1950  Philip McBride                     (b. 1892 - d. 1982)
24 Oct 1950 - 11 May 1951  Eric Harrison (2nd time)           (s.a.)
11 May 1951 - 11 Jan 1956  Wilfrid Selwyn Kent Hughes         (b. 1895 - d. 1970)
11 Jan 1956 - 10 Dec 1958  Allen Fairhall                     (b. 1909 - d. 2006)
10 Dec 1958 - 18 Dec 1963  Gordon Freeth                      (b. 1914 - d. 2001)
18 Dec 1963 -  4 Mar 1964  John Grey Gorton                   (b. 1911 - d. 2002)
 4 Mar 1964 - 16 Oct 1967  Doug Anthony                       (b. 1929)
16 Oct 1967 -  5 Feb 1971  Peter James Nixon                  (b. 1928)
 5 Feb 1971 -  5 Dec 1972  Ralph James Dunnet Hunt            (b. 1928 - d. 2011)
 5 Dec 1972 - 19 Dec 1972  Lance Barnard                      (b. 1919 - d. 1997)
- Home Affairs -
20 Dec 1977 - 17 Feb 1981  Robert James Ellicott              (b. 1927)
17 Feb 1981 - 19 Mar 1981  Michael John Randal MacKellar      (b. 1938)
19 Mar 1981 -  7 May 1982  Ian Bonython Cameron Wilson        (b. 1932 - d. 2013)
 7 May 1982 - 11 Mar 1983  Daniel Thomas McVeigh              (b. 1930)
11 Mar 1983 - 13 Dec 1984  Barry Cohen                        (b. 1935)
24 Jul 1987 -  2 Sep 1988  Robert Ray                         (b. 1947)
 3 Dec 2007 -  9 Jun 2009  Bob Debus                          (b. 1943)
 9 Jun 2009 - 14 Dec 2011  Brendan O'Connor                   (b. 1962)
14 Dec 2011 - 18 Sep 2013  Jason Clare                        (b. 1972)

Parliament


House of Representatives

Speakers
 9 May 1901 - 23 Jul 1909  Frederick William Holder (from
                           Jun 1902, Sir Frederick William
                           Holder)                            (b. 1850 - d. 1909)
28 Jul 1909 - 30 Jun 1910  Charles Carty Salmon               (b. 1861 - d. 1917)
 1 Jul 1910 -  8 Jul 1913  Charles McDonald (1st time)        (b. 1861 - d. 1925)
 9 Jul 1913 -  7 Oct 1914  William Elliot Johnson (1st time)  (b. 1862 - d. 1932)
 8 Oct 1914 - 13 Jun 1917  Charles McDonald (2nd time)        (s.a.)
14 Jun 1917 - 27 Feb 1923  William Elliot Johnson (from Jun
                           1920, Sir William Elliot Johnson)
                           (2nd time)                         (s.a.)
28 Feb 1923 - 12 Jan 1926  William Alexander Watt             (b. 1871 - d. 1946)
13 Jan 1926 - 11 Oct 1929  Sir Littleton Ernest Groom         (b. 1867 - d. 1936)
20 Nov 1929 - 16 Feb 1932  Norman Makin                       (b. 1889 - d. 1982)
17 Feb 1932 -  7 Aug 1934  George Hugh Mackay                 (b. 1872 - d. 1961)
23 Oct 1934 - 19 Nov 1940  George John Bell                   (b. 1872 - d. 1944)
20 Nov 1940 - 21 Jun 1943  Walter Maxwell Nairn               (b. 1878 - d. 1958)
22 Jun 1943 - 21 Feb 1950  John Solomon Rosevear              (b. 1892 - d. 1953)
22 Feb 1950 -  9 Aug 1956  Archie Galbraith Cameron           (b. 1895 - d. 1956)
29 Aug 1956 - 31 Oct 1966  John McLeay (from 1 Jan 1962,
                           Sir John McLeay)                   (b. 1893 - d. 1982)
21 Feb 1967 -  2 Nov 1972  William John Aston (from Jan 1970,
                           Sir William John Aston)            (b. 1916 - d. 1997)
27 Feb 1973 - 27 Feb 1975  James Francis Cope                 (b. 1907 - d. 1999)
27 Feb 1975 - 11 Nov 1975  Gordon Scholes                     (b. 1931)
17 Feb 1976 -  4 Feb 1983  Billy Mackie Snedden (from Jan
                           1978, Sir Billy Mackie Snedden)    (b. 1926 - d. 1987)
22 Apr 1983 - 11 Feb 1986  Henry Alfred Jenkins               (b. 1925 - d. 2004)
11 Feb 1986 -  5 Jun 1987  Joan Child (f) (1st time)          (b. 1921 - d. 2013)
14 Sep 1987 - 28 Aug 1989  Joan Child (f) (2nd time)          (s.a.)
29 Aug 1989 -  8 Feb 1993  Leo Boyce McLeay                   (b. 1945)
 4 May 1993 - 29 Jan 1996  Stephen Paul Martin                (b. 1948)
30 Apr 1996 -  3 Mar 1998  Bob Halverson                      (b. 1937 - d. 2016)
 4 Mar 1998 - 31 Aug 1998  Ian Sinclair                       (b. 1929)
10 Nov 1998 - 16 Nov 2004  Neil Andrew                        (b. 1944)
16 Nov 2004 - 12 Feb 2008  David Hawker                       (b. 1949)
12 Feb 2008 - 24 Nov 2011  Harry Jenkins                      (b. 1952)
24 Nov 2011 -  9 Oct 2012  Peter Slipper                      (b. 1950)
22 Apr 2012 - 12 Nov 2013  Anna Burke (f)                     (b. 1966)
                           (acting for Slipper to 9 Oct 2012)
12 Nov 2013 -  2 Aug 2015  Bronwyn Bishop (f)                 (b. 1942)
10 Aug 2015 -              Tony Smith                         (b. 1967)

Senate

Presidents
 9 May 1901 - 31 Dec 1906  Sir Richard Chaffey Baker          (b. 1842 - d. 1911)
20 Feb 1907 - 30 Jun 1910  Albert John Gould (from 1908,
                           Sir Albert John Gould)             (b. 1847 - d. 1936)
 1 Jul 1910 -  8 Jul 1913  Henry Turley                       (b. 1859 - d. 1929)
 9 Jul 1913 - 30 Jul 1914  Thomas Givens (1st time)           (b. 1864 - d. 1928)
 8 Oct 1914 - 30 Jun 1926  Thomas Givens (2nd time)           (s.a.)
 1 Jul 1926 - 13 Aug 1929  John Newlands (from 1927,
                           Sir John Newlands)                 (b. 1864 - d. 1932)
14 Aug 1929 - 30 Aug 1932  Walter Kingsmill                   (b. 1864 - d. 1935)
31 Aug 1932 - 30 Jun 1938  Patrick Joseph Lynch               (b. 1867 - d. 1944)
 1 Jul 1938 - 30 Jun 1941  John Blyth Hayes                   (b. 1868 - d. 1956)
 1 Jul 1941 -  4 Jul 1943  James Cunningham                   (b. 1879 - d. 1943)
23 Sep 1943 - 19 Mar 1951  Gordon Brown                       (b. 1885 - d. 1967)
12 Jun 1951 -  7 Sep 1953  Edward William Mattner             (b. 1893 - d. 1977)
 8 Sep 1953 - 30 Jun 1971  Alister Maxwell McMullin
                           (from 1957, Sir Alister Maxwell
                           McMullin)                          (b. 1900 - d. 1984)
17 Aug 1971 - 11 Apr 1974  Sir Magnus Cameron Cormack         (b. 1906 - d. 1994)
 9 Jul 1974 - 11 Nov 1975  Justin O'Byrne                     (b. 1912 - d. 1993)
17 Feb 1976 - 30 Jun 1981  Condor Louis Laucke (from 1979,
                           Sir Condor Louis Laucke)           (b. 1914 - d. 1993)
18 Aug 1981 -  4 Feb 1983  Harold Young (from 1983,
                           Sir Harold Young)                  (b. 1923 - d. 2006)
21 Apr 1983 - 23 Jan 1987  Douglas McClelland                 (b. 1926)
17 Feb 1987 -  5 Jun 1987  Kerry Walter Sibraa (1st time)     (b. 1937)
14 Sep 1987 - 31 Jan 1994  Kerry Walter Sibraa (2nd time)     (s.a.)
 1 Feb 1994 - 30 Jun 1996  Michael Eamon Beahan               (b. 1937)
20 Aug 1996 - 18 Aug 2002  Margaret Elizabeth Reid (f)        (b. 1935)
19 Aug 2002 - 14 Aug 2007  Paul Henry Calvert                 (b. 1940)
14 Aug 2007 - 25 Aug 2008  Alan Ferguson                      (b. 1943)
26 Aug 2008 -  7 Jul 2014  John Hogg                          (b. 1949)
 7 Jul 2014 -              Stephen Parry                      (b. 1960)

Major cities


Melbourne

Mayors
       1842 -        1844  Henry Condell                      (b. 1799 - d. 1871)
       1844 -        1845  Henry Moor (1st time)              (b. 1809 - d. 1877)
       1845 -        1846  James Frederick Palmer             (b. 1804 - d. 1871)
       1846 -        1847  Henry Moor (2nd time)              (s.a.)
   Nov 1847 -        1848  Andrew Russell
       1848 -        1849  William Montgomerie Bell           (b. c.1813 - d. 1867)
       1849 -        1850  Augustus Frederick Adolphus
                           Greeves                            (b. 1805 - d. 1874)
       1850 -        1851  William Nicholson                  (b. 1816 - d. 1865)
       1851 -        1853  John Thomas Smith (1st time)
       1853 -        1854  John Hodgson                       (b. ... - d. 1860)
       1854 -        1856  John Thomas Smith (2nd time)
       1856 -        1857  Peter Davis                        (b. 1815? - d. 1879)
       1857 -        1858  John Thomas Smith (3rd time)
       1858 -        1859  Henry Swallows Walsh
       1859 -        1860  Richard Eades
       1860 -        1861  John Thomas Smith (4th time)
       1861 -        1862  Robert Bennett                     (b. 1821? - d. 1891)
       1862 -        1863  Edward Cohen
       1863 -        1864  John Thomas Smith (5th time)
       1864 -        1865  George Wragg
       1865 -        1866  William Bayles                     (b. 1820 - d. 1903)
       1866 -        1867  William Williams
       1867 -        1868  James Stewart Butters              (b. 1832 - d. 1912)
       1868 -        1869  Tomas Moubray
       1869 -        1870  Samuel Amess                       (b. 1826 - d. 1898)
       1870 -        1871  Thomas McPherson                   (b. 1823 - d. 1888)
       1871 -        1872  Orlando Fenwick                    (b. 1822 - d. 1897)
       1872 -        1873  Thomas O'Grady                     (b. 1824 - d. 1890)
       1873 -        1874  John McIlwraith                    (b. 1823 - d. 1902)
       1874 -        1875  James Gatehouse                    (b. 1824 - d. 1891)
       1875 -        1876  Alexander Kennedy Smith            (b. ... - d. 1881)
       1876 -        1877  James Paterson                     (b. 1826 - d. 1906)
       1877 -        1878  John Pigdon                        (b. 1832 - d. 1903)
       1878 -        1879  Joseph Story
       1879 -        1881  George Meares                      (b. 1826? - d. 1903)
       1881 -        1882  Cornelius Job Ham                  (b. 1837 - d. 1909)
 9 Oct 1882 -        1883  James Dodgshun                     (b. 1833 - d. 1904)
   Oct 1883 -        1884  Charles Smith                      (b. 1833? - d. 1903)
       1884 -        1885  Godfrey Downes Carter              (b. 1830 - d. 1902)
       1885 -        1886  James Cooper Stewart
25 Oct 1886 -        1887  William Cain                       (b. 1831 - d. 1914)
       1887 -        1889  Benjamin Benjamin (from 1889,
                           Sir Benjamin Benjamin)             (b. 1834 - d. 1905)
   Oct 1889 -        1892  Matthew Lang                       (b. 1830 - d. 1893)
       1892 -        1895  Arthur Snowden (from 1894,
                           Sir Arthur Snowden)
       1895 -        1897  William Strong
       1897 -        1900  Malcolm Donald McEacharn (from
                           1900, Sir Malcolm Donald
                           McEacharn)                         (b. 1852 - d. 1910)
       1900 -  9 Oct 1902  Samuel Gillott (from 1901,
                           Sir Samuel Gillott)                (b. 18... - d. 1913)
Lord mayors
 9 Oct 1902 -        1903  Sir Samuel Gillott                 (s.a.)
       1903 -        1904  Sir Malcolm Donald McEacharn       (s.a.)
       1904 -        1905  Charles Pleasance                  (b. 1850 - d. 1915)
       1905 -        1908  Henry Weedon (from 1908,
                           Sir Henry Weedon)                  (b. 1859 - d. 1921)
       1908 -        1910  James Burston                      (b. 1856 - d. 1920)
       1910 -        1912  Thomas James Davey                 (b. 1844 - d. 1927)
       1912 -        1917  David Valentine Hennessy (from
                           1915, Sir David Valentine
                           Hennessy)                          (b. 1858 - d. 1923)
       1917 -        1918  Frank Stapley
       1918 -        1919  William Whyte Cabena               (b. 1853 - d. 1928)
       1919 -        1920  John George Aikman                 (b. 1859 - d. 1928)
       1920 -        1923  John Warren Swanson (from 1923,
                           Sir John Warren Swanson)           (b. 1865 - d. 1924)
       1923 -        1926  William Brunton (from 1925,
                           Sir William Brunton)               (b. ... - d. 1938)
       1926 -        1928  Stephen Joseph Morell (from 1927,
                           Sir Stephen Joseph Morell)         (b. 1869 - d. 1944)
       1928 -        1931  Harold Daniel Luxton               (b. 1888 - d. 1957)
       1931 -        1934  Harold Gengoult Smith (from 1933,
                           Sir Harold Gengoult Smith)
       1934 -        1937  Alexander George Wales (from 1936,
                           Sir Alexander George Wales)
       1937 -        1938  Edward Campbell                    (b. 1883 - d. 1944)
       1938 -        1940  Arthur William Coles
       1940          1942  Frank Beaurepaire (from 1942,
                           Sir Frank Beaurepaire)             (b. 1891 - d. 1956)
       1942 -        1945  Thomas Sydney Nettlefold (from
                           1945, Sir Thomas Sydney
                           Nettlefold)                        (b. 1879 - d. 1956)
       1945 -        1948  Francis Raymond Connelly (from
                           1 Jan 1948, Sir Francis Raymond
                           Connelly)                          (b. 1895 - d. 1949)
       1948 -        1951  James Stanley Disney (from 1950,
                           Sir James Stanley Disney)          (b. 1896 - d. 1952)
       1951 -        1952  Oliver John Nilsen
       1952 -        1953  William John Brens
       1953 -        1954  Robert Henry Solly
       1954 -        1957  Francis Palmer Selleck (from 1955,
                           Sir Frank Selleck)
       1957 -        1959  Frederick William Thomas (from 1958,
                           Sir Frederick William Thomas)
       1959 -        1961  Bernard Evans
       1961 -        1963  Maurice Arnold Nathan (from 1962,
                           Sir Maurice Arnold Nathan)
       1963 -        1965  Edward Leo Curtis (from 1964,
                           Sir Edward Leo Curtis)
       1965 -        1967  Ian Francis Beaurepaire
       1967 -        1969  Reginald Thomas Anthony Talbot
       1969 -        1971  Edward Wallace Best                (b. 1917 - d. 1992)
       1971 -        1972  Alwynne Rowlands
       1972 -        1974  Alan Douglas Whalley
       1974 -        1976  Ronald Joseph Walker
       1976 -        1977  Donald George Osborne
       1977 -        1979  Irvin Rockman                      (b. 1938 - d. 2010)
       1979 -        1980  Ralph Angelo Bernardi
       1980 -  5 May 1981  John Willian Woodruff
 6 May 1981 - 13 Dec 1982  Peter Francis Thorley
                           (chief commissioner)
       1982 -        1983  John Willian Gardner
       1983 -        1984  Kevin Francis Chamberlin
       1984 -        1985  Ewin John Beacham
       1985 -        1986  Thomas Simon Lynch
       1986 -        1987  Trevor Huggard
       1987 -        1988  Alexis Ord (f)
       1988 -        1989  Winsome McCaughey (f)
       1989 -        1990  William Deveney
       1990 -        1991  Richard Wynne
       1991 -        1992  Richard Meldrum                    (b. 1928)
       1992 -        1993  Desmond Clark
   Aug 1993 -    Nov 1993  Alan Watson
18 Nov 1993 - 25 Mar 1996  Kevan Gosper (chief commissioner)  (b. 1933)
26 Mar 1996 -        1999  Ivan Deveson                       (b. 1934)
       1999 -        2001  Peter Costigan                     (b. 1935 - d. 2002)
       2001 -  4 Dec 2008  John So                            (b. 1946)
 4 Dec 2008 -              Robert Doyle                       (b. 1953)

Sydney

Mayors
12 Aug 1842 -  9 Nov 1842  Charles Windeyer                   (b. 1780 - d. 1855)
   Nov 1842 -    Sep 1843  John Hosking                       (b. 1806 - d. 1882)
   Sep 1843 -    Nov 1844  James Robert Wilshire              (b. 1809 - d. 1860)
   Nov 1844 -    Nov 1845  George Allen                       (b. 1800 - d. 1877)
   Nov 1845 -    Nov 1846  Henry Macdermott                   (b. 1798 - d. 1848)
   Nov 1846 -    Nov 1847  Thomas Stafford Broughton          (b. 1810 - d. 1901)
   Nov 1847 -    Nov 1848  Joshua Frey Josephson              (b. 1815 - d. 1892)
   Nov 1848 -        1849  Edward Flood                       (b. 1805 - d. 1888)
       1849 -        1850  George Hill (1st time)             (b. 1802 - d. 1883)
       1851                William Edward Thurlow (1st time)  (b. 1815 - d. 1873)
 1 Jan 1852 - 10 Jan 1852  George Hill (2nd time)             (s.a.)
   Jan 1852 -    Dec 1852  William Edward Thurlow (2nd time)  (s.a.)
22 Dec 1852 - 31 Dec 1852  George Thornton (1st time)         (b. 1819 - d. 1901)
       1853                Daniel Egan                        (b. 1803 - d. 1870)
   Jan 1854 -        1856  Gilbert Eliott                     (b. 1796 - d. 1871)
                           (chief commissioner)
       1857                George Thornton (2nd time)         (s.a.)
       1858                John Williams                      (b. 1821 - d. 1891)
       1859                George Smith                       (b. 1826 - d. 1889)
       1860                James Murphy                       (b. c.1804 - d. ...)
       1861                John Sutherland                    (b. 1816 - d. 1889)
       1862                James Oatley                       (b. 1817 - d. 1878)
       1863                Thomas Spence                      (b. 1802 - d. 1878)
       1864                William Speer                      (b. 1818 - d. 1900)
       1865                John Woods                         (b. 1828 - d. 1886)
       1866                John Sutton                        (b. 1806 - d. 1885)
       1867 -        1869  Charles Moore                      (b. 1820 - d. 1895)
       1869 -        1870  Walter Renny                       (b. ... - d. 1878)
       1871 -        1872  Michael Chapman                    (b. 1822 - d. 1906)
       1873                James Merriman (1st time)          (b. 1816 - d. 1883)
       1874                Stephen Styles Goold               (b. 1817 - d. 1876)
       1875 -        1876  Benjamin Palmer                    (b. 1828 - d. 1893)
       1877 -        1878  James Merriman (2nd time)          (s.a.)
       1879                Charles James Roberts              (b. 1846 - d. 1925)
       1880                Robert Fowler                      (b. 1840 - d. 1906)
       1881 -        1883  John Harris (1st time)             (b. 1838 - d. 1911)
       1884                John Hardie                        (b. 1833 - d. 1904)
       1885                Thomas Playfair                    (b. 1832 - d. 1893)
       1886                John Young                         (b. 1827 - d. 1907)
       1887                Alban Joseph Riley                 (b. 1844 - d. 1914)
       1888 -        1889  John Harris (2nd time)             (s.a.)
   Jan 1890 -    Apr 1891  Sydney Burdekin                    (b. 1839 - d. 1899)
       1891 -        1894  William Patrick Manning (from
                           1894, Sir William Patrick Manning) (b. 1845 - d. 1915)
       1895                Samuel Edward Lees                 (b. 1843 - d. 1916)
       1896 -        1897  Isaac Ellis Ives                   (b. 1839 - d. 1906)
       1898 -        1900  Matthew Harris (from 1899, Sir
                           Matthew Harris)                    (b. 1841 - d. 1917)
       1901                James Graham (from 1901, Sir James
                           Graham)                            (b. 1856 - d. 1913)
       1902                Sir Thomas Hughes                  (b. 1863 - d. 1930)
Lord mayors
       1902 -        1903  Sir Thomas Hughes (1st time)       (s.a.)
       1904                Samuel Edward Lees                 (s.a.)
       1905 -        1906  Allen Arthur Taylor (1st time)     (b. 1864 - d. 1940)
       1907 -        1908  Sir Thomas Hughes (2nd time)       (s.a.)
       1909 -        1912  Allen Arthur Taylor (from 1911,
                           Sir Allen Arthur Taylor)
                           (2nd time)                         (s.a.)
       1912                George Thomas Clarke               (b. 1853 - d. 1925)
       1913                Arthur Alfred Clement Cocks        (b. 1862 - d. 1943)
       1914 -        1915  Richard Watkins Richards
                           (1st time)                         (b. 1863 - d. 1920)
       1916 -        1917  Richard Denis Meagher              (b. 1866 - d. 1931)
       1918                James Joynton Smith                (b. 1855 - d. 1943)
       1919 -  8 Mar 1919  John English                       (b. 1857 - d. 1919)
   Mar 1919 - 12 Mar 1920  Richard Watkins Richards (from
                           31 Dec 1919, Sir Richard Watkins
                           Richards) (2nd time)               (s.a.)
16 Mar 1920 - 31 Dec 1920  William Patrick Fitzgerald         (b. 1864 - d. 1938)
       1921                William Henry Lambert              (b. 1881 - d. 1928)
       1922                William Percy McElhone             (b. 1871 - d. 1932)
       1923 -        1924  David Gilpin                       (b. 1863 - d. 1952)
       1925 -        1926  Patrick Vincent Stokes             (b. 1884 - d. 1945)
       1927                John Harold Mostyn                 (b. 1887 - d. 1956)
City commissioners
 1 Jan 1928 -  3 Oct 1928  Edmund Patrick Fleming             (b. ... - d. 1928)
 1 Jan 1928 - 30 Jun 1930  Henry Edgar Morton
30 Oct 1928 - 30 Jun 1930  John Garlick                       (b. ... - d. 1942)
30 Oct 1928 - 30 Jun 1930  Henry Gordon Bennett               (b. 1887 - d. 1962)
Lord mayors
       1930                Ernest Samuel Marks                (b. 1872 - d. 1947)
       1931                Joseph Jackson                     (b. 1874 - d. 1961)
       1932                Samuel Walder                      (b. 1879 - d. 1946)
       1933                Richard Charles Hagon              (b. 1855 - d. 1944)
       1934 - 18 Oct 1935  Alfred L. Parker (from 1935,
                           Sir Alfred L. Parker)              (b. 1875 - d. 1935)
22 Oct 1935 - 31 Dec 1935  Arthur McElhone                    (b. 1868 - d. 1946)
       1936 -        1937  Archibald Howie                    (b. 1879 - d. 1943)
       1938 -        1939  Norman L. Nock (from 1939,
                           Sir Norman L. Nock)                (b. 1899 - d. 1990)
       1940 -    Dec 1942  Stanley S. Crick                   (b. 1888 - d. 1955)
       1943 -        1944  Reginald James Bartley (1st time)  (b. 1899 - d. 1982)
       1945                W. Neville Harding                 (b. 1893 - d. 1978)
       1946 -        1948  Reginald James Bartley (2nd time)  (s.a.)
       1949 -        1952  Ernest Charles O'Dea               (b. 1889 - d. 1976)
       1953 -        1956  Patrick Darcy Hills                (b. 1917 - d. 1992)
       1957 -        1965  Henry Frederick Jensen             (b. 1913 - d. 1998)
       1966 -        1967  John Armstrong                     (b. 1908 - d. 1977)
14 Nov 1967 - 26 Sep 1969  Vernon Haddon Treatt               (b. 1897 - d. 1984)
                           (chief commissioner)
 7 Oct 1969 - 25 Sep 1972  Emmet McDermott (from 1972,
                           Sir Emmet McDermott)               (b. 1911 - d. 2002)
25 Sep 1972 - 24 Sep 1973  David Griffin                      (b. 1915 - d. 2004)
24 Sep 1973 - 26 Sep 1975  Nicholas Shehadie                  (b. 1926)
26 Sep 1975 - 26 Aug 1978  Leo Port                           (b. 1922 - d. 1978)
 4 Nov 1978 -        1980  Nelson John Meers                  (b. 1938)
20 Sep 1980 - 26 Mar 1987  Douglas William Sutherland         (b. 1932)
26 Mar 1987 - 31 Dec 1988  Sir Eric Neal                      (b. 1924)
                           (administrator to 6 Apr 1987, then chief commissioner)
 1 Jan 1989 - 18 Sep 1991  Jeremy Bingham                     (b. 1936)
18 Sep 1991 -  8 Apr 2003  Frank Sartor                       (b. 1951)
 8 Apr 2003 -  8 Apr 2004  Lucy Turnbull (f)                  (b. 1958)
 8 Apr 2004 -              Clover Moore (f)                   (b. 1945)