History Resources - Members of Parliament

Neil Maxwell Robson

Neil Maxwell Robson

Surname: ROBSON

Given Names: Neil Maxwell

Title and Honours: Mr, Hon. (13 December 1990), AM (26 January 2007)

Qualifications: AASA

Date and Place of Birth: 5 July 1928 - Smithton, Tasmania

Father: James Claude Robson

Mother: Mildred Eleanor Robson (nee Howe)

Date of Death: 14 December 2013


House of Assembly 11 December 1976

Electorate: Bass

Party: Liberal

Positions Held: Minister

Date of Departure: 1 February 1992

Reason for Departure: Retired.


Father-in-law of ALP Treasurer David Crean (Crean's first marriage). Granted the right to use the title 'Honourable' for life on 13 December 1990.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 611

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.