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Albanese Overtakes Holt To Become Australia’s 22nd Longest-Serving PM

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has today become Australia’s 22nd longest-serving prime minister, overtaking Harold Holt’s term of 1 year, 10 months and 23 days.

Harold Holt was prime minister in 1966-1967. He disappeared on December 17, 1967 at Cheviot Beach, Portsea, whilst swimming. His body was never found.

Albanese became the 31st prime minister on May 23, 2022, following the ALP’s victory in the election of May 21.

On May 20, 2024, Albanese will overtake Tony Abbott’s term of 1 year, 11 months and 28 days.

Click on the image to be taken to a complete list of Australian prime ministers ordered by length of term.


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