History Resources - Members of Parliament

Sydney Victor Ward

Sydney Victor Ward

Surname: WARD

Given Names: Sydney Victor

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 20 March 1903 - Woodbridge, Tasmania

Date of Death: 27 May 1988



House of Assembly: 13 October 1956

Electorate: Braddon

Party: ALP

Positions Held: Minister 1961-69

Date of Departure: 11 December 1976

Reason for Departure: Retired


Named and suspended for calling Deputy Speaker a liar 3 September 1970. Condolence motion in HA 2 August 1988.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 528

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.