History Resources - Members of Parliament

John Myles Bennett

John Myles Bennett

Surname: BENNETT

Given Names: John Myles

Title and Honours: Mr, Honourable

Qualifications: LLB

Date and Place of Birth: 19 July 1942 - Hobart, Tasmania

Date of Death: 8 October 2019 - Hobart, Tasmania



House of Assembly: 8 February 1986

Electorate: Denison

Party: Liberal

Positions Held: Minister 1986-89

Date of Departure: 30 January 1990

Reason for Departure: Resigned.

Inaugural Speech (18 March 1986)


Granted the right to use the title 'Honourable' for life on 2 August 1990.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 654

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.