History Resources - Members of Parliament

Eardley Max (Max) Bingham

Eardley Max (Max) Bingham

Surname: BINGHAM

Given Names: Eardley Max (Max)

Title and Honours: Sir (Kt Cr, 1988), Honourable

Qualifications: LLB (Hons), QC

Date and Place of Birth:18 March 1927 - Hobart, Tasmania

Date of Death:30 November 2021



House of Assembly: 10 May 1969

Electorate: Denison

Party: Liberal

Positions Held: Minister & Deputy Premier. Opposition Leader 1972-79

Date of Departure: 13 June 1984

Reason for Departure: Resigned.


After resignation joined National Crime Authority; headed Qld Criminal Justice Commission. Granted the right to use the title 'Honourable' for life on 15 April 1991.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 579

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.