Deputy Premier of Tasmania

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Deputy Premier of Tasmania
Coat of arms of Tasmania.svg
Coat of arms of Tasmania
Jeremy-Rockliff.jpg
Incumbent
Jeremy Rockliff

since 31 March 2014
StyleThe Honourable
AppointerGovernor of Tasmania
Term lengthAt the Governor's pleasure
Formation26 August 1958
First holderJohn James Dwyer

The Deputy Premier of Tasmania is a role in the Government of Tasmania assigned to a responsible Minister in the Australian state of Tasmania. It has second ranking behind the Premier of Tasmania in Cabinet, and its holder serves as Acting Premier during absence or incapacity of the Premier. The Deputy Premier may either be appointed by the Premier during the cabinet formation process, or may be elected by caucus. Due to the contingent role of the Deputy Premier, they almost without exception have additional ministerial portfolios. The current Deputy Premier is Jeremy Rockliff.

List of Deputy Premiers in Tasmania[edit]

Political parties

  Labor Party   Centre Party   Liberal Party

No. Name Portrait Term of Office
1 John James Dwyer John James Dwyer.jpg 26 August 1958 12 May 1959
2 Roy Fagan No image.png 12 May 1959 26 May 1969
3 Kevin Lyons Kevin Lyons.jpg 26 May 1969 14 March 1972
4 Merv Everett No image.png 3 May 1972 12 April 1974
5 Bill Neilson Bill Neilson.jpg 17 April 1974 31 March 1975
6 Doug Lowe No image.png 31 March 1975 1 December 1977
7 Neil Batt No image.png 1 December 1977 29 August 1980
8 Michael Barnard No image.png 29 August 1980 27 May 1982
9 Max Bingham No image.png 27 May 1982 13 June 1984
10 Geoff Pearsall No image.png 15 June 1984 1 November 1988
11 Ray Groom No image.png 1 November 1988 29 June 1989
12 Peter Patmore No image.png 3 July 1989 17 February 1992
13 John Beswick No image.png 18 February 1992 18 March 1996
12 Sue Napier No image.png 18 March 1996 14 September 1998
13 Paul Lennon No image.png 14 September 1998 21 March 2004
14 David Llewellyn David Llewellyn.jpg 22 March 2004 5 April 2006
15 Bryan Green No image.png 5 April 2006 15 July 2006
16 Steve Kons No image.png 30 October 2006 9 April 2008
17 David Bartlett DavidBartlettW1.JPG 10 April 2008 26 May 2008
18 Lara Giddings Lara Giddings.jpg 26 May 2008 24 January 2011
19 Bryan Green No image.png 24 January 2011 31 March 2014
20 Jeremy Rockliff Jeremy-Rockliff.jpg 31 March 2014 present

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