History Resources - Members of Parliament

Peter James Patmore

Peter James Patmore


Given Names: Peter James

Title and Honours: Dr, Hon. (25 March 1992)

Qualifications: LLB, DipCrim; PhD (Political Science 2000)

Date and Place of Birth: 5 November 1952 - Launceston, Tasmania

Date of Death:



House of Assembly: 15 August 1984

Electorate: Bass

Party: ALP

Positions Held: Minister

Date of Departure: 20 July 2002

Reason for Departure: Retired

Inaugural Speech (19 September 1984)

Comments:Named and suspended for interrupting Mr Speaker 23 July 1986. Suspended half day for interjecting 4 October 1995. Announced his retirement 16 June 2002 just before 2002 election. Granted the right to use the title 'Honourable' for life on 25 March 1992.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 651

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.