History Resources - Members of Parliament

Robert James Graham

 Robert James Graham

Surname: GRAHAM

Given Names: Robert James

Title and Honours: Mr

Qualifications: BA

Date and Place of Birth: 13 May 1942 - Burnie, Tasmania

Date of Death:



House of Assembly: : (1) 8 September 1980 (2) 12 July 1984

Electorate: Denison

Party: ALP

Positions Held: Minister

Date of Departure: (1) 15 May 1982 (2) 8 February 1986

Reason for Departure: (1) Defeated. (2) Defeated.

Inaugural Speech (25 September 1980)


First elected by recount on resignation of Neil Batt. Elected second time by recount on resignation of John Devine.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 633

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.


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