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Francis Leslie Madill

Francis Leslie Madill

Surname: MADILL

Given Names: Francis Leslie

Title and Honours: Dr. HON. (4 June 1991)

Qualifications:MB, BS

Date and Place of Birth: 5 September 1941 - Packenham, Victoria

Date of Death:



House of Assembly: 8 February 1986

Electorate: Bass

Party: Liberal

Positions Held: Speaker 23 April 1996 to 5 October 1998

Date of Departure: 1 March 2000

Reason for Departure: Ill health.

Inaugural Speech (12 March 1986)


Author of medical autobiography If you faint, fall backwards (2005). Granted the right to use the title 'Honourable' for life on 4 June 1991.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 661

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.