History Resources - Members of Parliament

Joanne Lesley Palmer

Joanne Lesley Palmer


Given Names: Joanne Lesley

Title and Honours: Mrs


Date and Place of Birth:10 April 1971 - Christchurch, New Zealand

Date of Death:

Legislative Council: 12 August 2020

Electorate: Rosevears

Party: Liberal

Positions Held: Deputy Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council (2021 - 2023).  Minister

  • Community Services and Development (25 July 2023 to date)
  • Disability Services (12 April 2022 - date)
  • Primary Industries and Water (12 April 2022 - date)
  • Women (12 April 2022 - 25 July 2023)
  • Women and the Prevention of Family Violence  (3 October 2023 to date)
  • Date of Departure: Current

    Reason for Departure:

    Inaugural Speech (15 September 2020)


    House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 795

    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.