History Resources - Members of Parliament

Michael Walter Field

 Michael Walter Field

Surname: FIELD

Given Names: Michael Walter

Title and Honours: Mr, AC (9 June 2003)

Qualifications: BA

Date and Place of Birth: 28 May 1948 - Latrobe, Tasmania

Date of Death:



House of Assembly: 11 December 1976

Electorate: Braddon

Party: ALP

Positions Held: Minister 1979-82; Opposition Leader 1988-89; 1992-97; Premier 29 June 1989 - 17 February 1992

Date of Departure: 3 July 1997

Reason for Departure: Resigned.


Named and suspended for interjecting 11 March 1987

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 607

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.