History Resources - Members of Parliament

Godfrey Harry (Dick) Adams

Godfrey Harry (Dick) Adams

Surname: ADAMS

Given Names: Godfrey Harry (Dick)

Title and Honours: Mr, Honourable


Date and Place of Birth: 29 April 1951 - Launceston, Tasmania

Date of Death:



House of Assembly: 28 July 1979

Electorate: Franklin

Party: ALP

Positions Held: Chair Committees 1980-81, Minister 1981-82

Date of Departure: 15 May 1982

Reason for Departure: Defeated.

Inaugural Speech (11 September 1979)


MHR Lyons since 13 March 1993. Granted the right to use the title 'Honourable' for life on 30 May 2005.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 623

House of Assembly Long Room Picture Number indicates each Member's position in the photographic record.

Source: Parliament of Tasmania Members Biographical Database, Tasmanian Parliamentary Library.

Additional Reference Material:

A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics, 1890-1964 [by] Colin A. Hughes and B. D. Graham. Canberra, ANU Press, 1968. Biographical Register of the Tasmanian Parliament, 1851-1960 / Scott Bennett and Barbara Bennett. Canberra : ANU, 1980.