Victorian Premiers Since 1855

This table is a complete list of Victorian Premiers since 1855.

Victoria was a British colony in 1885 when it was grant responsible government.

Premiers of Victoria Since 1855
No. Name Party Commenced Left
1.
William Haines
30 Nov 1855
11 Mar 1857
2.
John O’Shanassy
11 Mar 1857
29 Apr 1857
William Haines
29 Apr 1857
10 Mar 1858
John O’Shanassy
10 Mar 1858
27 Oct 1859
3.
William Nicholson
27 Oct 1859
26 Nov 1860
4.
Richard Heales
26 Nov 1860
14 Nov 1861
John O’Shanassy
14 Nov 1861
27 Jun 1863
5.
James McCulloch
27 Jun 1863
06 May 1868
6.
Charles Sladen
06 May 1868
11 Jul 1868
James McCulloch
11 Jul 1868
20 Sep 1869
7.
John Alexander MacPherson
20 Sep 1869
09 Apr 1870
Sir James McCulloch
09 Apr 1870
19 Jun 1871
8.
Charles Gavan Duffy
19 Jun 1871
10 Jun 1872
9.
James Francis
10 Jun 1872
31 Jul 1874
10.
George Kerferd
31 Jul 1874
07 Aug 1875
11.
Graham Berry
07 Aug 1875
20 Oct 1875
Sir James McCulloch
20 Oct 1875
21 May 1877
Graham Berry
21 May 1877
05 Mar 1880
12.
James Service
05 Mar 1880
03 Aug 1880
Graham Berry
03 Aug 1880
09 Jul 1881
13.
Sir Bryan O’Loghlen
09 Jul 1881
08 Mar 1883
James Service
08 Mar 1883
18 Feb 1886
14.
Duncan Gillies
Conservative-Liberal Coalition
18 Feb 1886
05 Nov 1890
15.
James Munro
National Liberal
05 Nov 1890
16 Feb 1892
16.
William Shiels
Liberal
16 Feb 1892
23 Jan 1893
17.
James Patterson
Conservative
23 Jan 1893
27 Sep 1893
Sir George Turner
Liberal
27 Sep 1894
05 Dec 1899
18.
Allan McLean
Liberal
05 Dec 1899
19 Nov 1900
19.
George Turner
Liberal
19 Nov 1900
12 Feb 1901
20.
Alexander Peacock
Liberal
12 Feb 1901
10 Jun 1902
21.
William Hill Irvine
Reform
10 Jun 1902
16 Feb 1904
22.
Thomas Bent
Reform
16 Feb 1904
08 Jan 1909
23.
John Murray
Liberal
08 Jan 1909
18 May 1912
24.
William Alexander Watt
Liberal
18 May 1912
09 Dec 1913
25.
George Alexander Elmslie
ALP
09 Dec 1913
22 Dec 1913
William Alexander Watt
Liberal
22 Dec 1913
18 Jun 1914
Alexander Peacock
Liberal
18 Jun 1914
29 Nov 1917
26.
John Bowser
Nationalist
29 Nov 1917
21 Mar 1918
27.
Harry Lawson
Nationalist
21 Mar 1918
28 Apr 1924
Alexander Peacock
Nationalist
28 Apr 1924
18 Jul 1924
28.
George Michael Prendergast
ALP
18 Jul 1924
18 Nov 1924
29.
John Allan
Country/Nationalist
18 Nov 1924
20 May 1927
30.
Edmond John Hogan
ALP
20 May 1927
22 Nov 1928
31.
William McPherson
Nationalist
22 Nov 1928
12 Dec 1929
Edmond John Hogan
ALP
12 Dec 1929
19 May 1932
32.
Sir Stanley Argyle
UAP
19 May 1932
02 Apr 1935
33.
Albert Dunstan
Country Party
02 Apr 1935
14 Sep 1943
34.
John Cain, senior
ALP
14 Sep 1943
18 Sep 1943
Albert Dunstan
Country Party
18 Sep 1943
02 Oct 1945
35.
Ian MacFarlan
Liberal
02 Oct 1945
21 Nov 1945
John Cain, senior
ALP
21 Nov 1945
20 Nov 1947
36.
Thomas Tuke Hollway
Liberal/Liberal and Country
20 Nov 1947
03 Dec 1948
Thomas Tuke Hollway
Liberal
03 Dec 1948
27 Jun 1950
37.
Sir John McDonald
Country Party
27 Jun 1950
28 Oct 1952
Thomas Tuke Hollway
Independent
28 Oct 1952
31 Oct 1952
Sir John McDonald
Country Party
31 Oct 1952
17 Dec 1952
John Cain, senior
ALP
17 Dec 1952
07 Jun 1955
38.
Henry Bolte
Liberal and Country/Liberal
07 Jun 1955
23 Aug 1972
39.
Rupert James Hamer
Liberal
23 Aug 1972
05 Jun 1981
40.
Lindsay Thompson
Liberal
05 Jun 1981
08 Apr 1982
41.
John Cain, junior
ALP
08 Apr 1982
10 Aug 1990
42.
Joan Elizabeth Kirner
ALP
10 Aug 1990
06 Oct 1992
43.
Jeffrey Gibb Kennett
Liberal/National
06 Oct 1992
19 Oct 1999
44.
Stephen Phillip Bracks
ALP
19 Oct 1999
30 Jul 2007
45.
John Mansfield Brumby
ALP
30 Jul 2007
02 Dec 2010
46.
Edward (Ted) Norman Baillieu
Liberal/National
02 Dec 2010
06 Mar 2013
47.
Denis Vincent Napthine
Liberal/National
06 Mar 2013
04 Dec 2014
48.
Daniel Andrews
ALP
04 Dec 2014


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