Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

3/12/2007

Lessons from the pages of Qld history

IT is a little known fact that in December 1899 in Queensland, the Rockhampton-born Anderson Dawson became the first Labor premier in the first Labor government in the world. In all, the Dawson Labor government lasted only a week, from December1-7, 1899. Indeed it survived a mere four hours on the floor of the Queensland parliament. for more click here

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