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Plaques commemorate the birthplace of Joseph Lyons who became Tasmania`s first Prime Minister.
Lyons was the Premier of Tasmania before entering federal parliament. He was one of Australia`s longest serving Prime Ministers and co-founded the United Australia Party, which held government from 1931 through to 1941. Lyons died while still in office in 1939, and his wife entered federal politics herself. She was the first woman elected to the House of Representatives and the first female member of a federal Ministry.
|Address:||14 Alexander Terrace, Joe Lyons Cottage , Stanley, 7331|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -40.765836|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Sub-Theme:||Government - Federal|
Birthplace of the Hon. J. A. Lyons in 1879. Mr. Lyons became Tasmania`s first Prime Minister of Australia from 1932 to 1939.
To commemorate the birthplace of the Rt Hon. J. A. Lyons Prime Minister of Australia 1932 - 1939