History Resources - Members of Parliament

Christopher Lawrence Batt

Christopher Lawrence Batt

Surname: BATT

Given Names: Christopher Lawrence

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 17 February 1956 - Hobart, Tasmania

Date of Death:



House of Assembly: 14 July 1987

Electorate: Lyons

Party: ALP

Positions Held:

Date of Departure: 13 May 1989

Reason for Departure: Defeated.

Inaugural Speech (30 September 1987)


Elected by recount following resignation of Darrel Baldock.

Nephew of Neil Batt; distant cousin of Charles Batt.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 669

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.