History Resources - Members of Parliament

Frances Mary Bladel

Frances Mary Bladel

Surname: BLADEL

Given Names: Frances Mary

Title and Honours: Mrs, Honourable

Qualifications: BA (Hons), TTC

Date and Place of Birth: 3 October 1933 - Hobart, Tasmania

Date of Death: 5 December 2023

House of Assembly: 8 February 1986

Electorate: Franklin

Party: ALP

Positions Held: Cabinet Secretary; Minister 1989-92, 2001-02.

Date of Departure: 9 April 2002

Reason for Departure: Resigned to stand for Huon at Leg Council election (4 May 2002). Defeated.

Inaugural Speech (19 March 1986)


Granted the right to use the title 'Honourable' for life on 25 March 1992.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 655

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.