History Resources - Members of Parliament

Joan Flora Rylah

Joan Flora Rylah

Surname: RYLAH

Given Names: Joan Flora

Title and Honours: Mrs

Qualifications: DipFP, Dip Teach(ECE)

Date and Place of Birth: 20 July 1955 - Smithton, Tasmania.

Date of Death:


House of Assembly: (1) 15 March 2014. (2) 26 February 2019.

Electorate: Braddon

Party: Liberal

Positions Held: Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees 2017 - 2018

Date of Departure: (1) 3 March 2018. (2) 27 July 2020

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

Inaugural Speech (6 May 2014)


Elected second time on recount after resignation of Adam Brooks MP.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 774

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.