History Resources - Members of Parliament

Maxwell Holmes Bushby

Maxwell Holmes Bushby

Surname: BUSHBY

Given Names: Maxwell Holmes

Title and Honours: Mr, OBE, Honourable


Date and Place of Birth: 19 July 1927 - Launceston, Tasmania

Father: Norman Holmes Bushby

Mother: Lily Dora Cartledge

Marriage: 6 November 1954 - (Hazel Elaine Morris)

Date of Death: 21 August 1994 - Launceston, Tasmania

House of Assembly: 1 December 1961

Electorate: Bass

Party: Liberal

Positions Held: Chair Committees 1966-72; Speaker 1982-86

Date of Departure: 8 February 1986

Reason for Departure: Defeated.


Condolence motion in HA 13 September 1994. Granted the right to use the title 'Honourable' for life on 5 February 1991.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 550

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.