History Resources - Members of Parliament

Michael Thomas Claude Barnard

Michael Thomas Claude Barnard

Surname: BARNARD

Given Names: Michael Thomas Claude

Title and Honours: Mr, Honourable


Date and Place of Birth: 27 September 1942 - Launceston, Tasmania

Marriage: 26 August 1967 - (Christine Davey)

Date of Death: 11 December 1999 - Queensland


House of Assembly: 10 May 1969

Electorate: Bass

Party: ALP

Positions Held: Minister 1972-75; 1977-80; Deputy Premier 1980-82

Date of Departure: 10 August 1984.

Reason for Departure: Retired.


Named and suspended for interjecting 8 June 1983. Numerous family political connections. Granted the right to use the title 'Honourable' for life on 13 December 1990.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 576

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.