Third Hawke Ministry

The Third Hawke Ministry (Labor) was the 56th ministry of the Government of Australia. It was led by the country's 23rd Prime Minister, Bob Hawke. The Third Hawke Ministry succeeded the Second Hawke Ministry, which dissolved on 24 July 1987 following the federal election that took place on 11 July. The ministry was replaced by the Fourth Hawke Ministry on 4 April 1990 following the 1990 federal election.[1]

Third Hawke Ministry
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56th Ministry of Australia
Date formed24 July 1987
Date dissolved4 April 1990
People and organisations
MonarchElizabeth II
Governor-GeneralSir Ninian Stephen
Bill Hayden
Prime MinisterBob Hawke
Deputy Prime MinisterLionel Bowen
No. of ministers35
Member partyLabor
Status in legislatureMajority government
Opposition partyLiberalNational coalition
Opposition leaderJohn Howard
Andrew Peacock
John Hewson
History
Election(s)11 July 1987
Outgoing election24 March 1990
Legislature term(s)35th
PredecessorSecond Hawke Ministry
SuccessorFourth Hawke Ministry

CabinetEdit

Party Minister Portrait Portfolio
  Hon Bob Hawke AC
(1929–2019)

MP for Wills
(1980–1992)

 
  Hon Lionel Bowen
(1922–2012)

MP for Kingsford-Smith
(1969–1990)

 
  Hon John Button
(1933–2008)

Senator for Victoria
(1974–1993)

 
  Hon Gareth Evans QC
(1944–)

Senator for Victoria
(1978–1996)

 
  Hon Paul Keating
(1944-)

MP for Blaxland
(1969–1996)

 
  Hon Mick Young
(1936-1996)

MP for Port Adelaide
(1974–1988)

 
  Hon Peter Walsh
(1935–2015)

Senator for Western Australia
(1974–1993)

 
  Hon Bill Hayden
(1933–)

MP for Oxley
(1961–1988)

 
  Hon Ralph Willis
(1938–)

MP for Gellibrand
(1972–1998)

 
  Hon John Dawkins
(1947–)

MP for Fremantle
(1977–1994)

 
  Hon Kim Beazley
(1948–)

MP for Swan
(1980–1996)

 
  Hon John Kerin
(1937–)

MP for Werriwa
(1978–1993)

 
  Hon Brian Howe
(1936–)

MP for Batman
(1977–1996)

 
  Hon Stewart West
(1934-)

MP for Cunningham
(1977–1993)

 
  Hon John Brown
(1931–)

MP for Parramatta
(1977–1990)

 
  Hon Dr Neal Blewett
(1933–)

MP for Bonython
(1977–1994)

 
  Hon Susan Ryan
(1942–)

Senator for Australian Capital Territory
(1975–1987)

 
  Hon Michael Duffy
(1938–)

MP for Holt
(1980–1996) (in Cabinet from 19 January 1988)

 
  Hon Graham Richardson
(1949–)

Senator for New South Wales
(1983–1994) (in Cabinet from 19 January 1988)

 
  Hon Clyde Holding
(1931–2011)

MP for Melbourne Ports
(1977–1998) (in Cabinet from 15 February 1988)

 
  Hon Peter Morris
(1932–)

MP for Shortland
(1972–1998) (in Cabinet from 2 September 1988)

 
  Hon Robert Ray
(1947–)

Senator for Victoria
(1981–2008) (in Cabinet from 2 September 1988)

 

Outer ministryEdit

Party Minister Portrait Portfolio
  Hon Peter Staples
(1947–)

MP for Jagajaga
(1984–1996)

 
  Hon Dr Barry Jones
(1932–)

MP for Lalor
(1977–1998)

 
  Hon Peter Duncan
(1945–)

MP for Makin
(1984–1996)

 
  Hon Gerry Hand
(1942–)

MP for Melbourne
(1983–1993)

 
  Hon Ben Humphreys
(1934–2019)

MP for Griffith
(1977–1996)

 
  Hon Michael Tate
(1945–)

Senator for Tasmania
(1978–1993)

 
  Hon Ros Kelly
(1948–)

MP for Canberra
(1980–1995)

 
  Hon Margaret Reynolds
(1941–)

Senator for Queensland
(1983–1999)

 
  Hon Peter Cook
(1943–2005)

Senator for Western Australia
(1983–2005) (in Ministry from 19 January 1988)

 
  Hon Gary Punch
(1957–)

MP for Barton
(1983–1996) (in Ministry from 19 January 1988)

 
  Hon Nick Bolkus
(1950–)

Senator for South Australia
(1981–2005) (in Ministry from 15 February 1988)

 
  Hon Bob Brown
(1933–)

MP for Charlton
(1984–1998) (in Ministry from 2 September 1988)

 
  Hon David Simmons
(1947–)

MP for Calare
(1983–1996) (in Ministry from 6 April 1989)

 

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Ministries and Cabinets". Parliamentary Handbook. Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 17 September 2010.