Tim Jackson (politician)

Last updated

Jackson, circa 1946. William Jackson Tasmania.jpg
Jackson, circa 1946.

William "Tim" Jackson (28 October 1907 19 February 1975) was an Australian politician.

He was born in Dover. In 1946 he was elected to the Tasmanian House of Assembly as a Liberal member for Franklin. From 1956 to 1960 he served as Leader of the Opposition. He resigned from the Liberal Party in 1960 and sat as an Independent Liberal, losing his seat in 1964. [1]

Related Research Articles

Tasmanian Greens

The Tasmanian Greens are a political party in Australia which developed from numerous environmental campaigns in Tasmania, including the flooding of Lake Pedder and the Franklin Dam campaign. They form a part of the Australian Greens.

William Ellison-Macartney British politician

Sir William Grey Ellison-Macartney, was an Irish-born British politician, who also served as the Governor of the Australian states of Tasmania and Western Australia.

Raymond John Groom is an Australian lawyer and former sportsman and politician, representing the Liberal Party in the Federal Parliament 1975–84 and the Tasmanian Parliament 1986–2001. He was a Federal and state minister for a total of 13 years. He was Premier of Tasmania from 1992 to 1996 and also served as Deputy Premier and Attorney-General.

Bill Neilson

William Arthur Neilson AC was Premier of Tasmania from 1975 to 1977.

Angus Bethune (politician) Australian politician

Sir Walter Angus Bethune was an Australian politician and member of the Tasmanian House of Assembly. He was Premier of Tasmania from 26 May 1969 to 3 May 1972.

Stephen Parry (Australian politician) Australian politician

Stephen Shane Parry is an Australian politician who was a Liberal Party senator for Tasmania from 2005 to 2017. He was elected President of the Senate in 2014. On 31 October 2017, Parry informed the government that he may be a British citizen, and issued his intention to resign from his position if dual nationality was confirmed. The next day he reported that he had received confirmation of his dual citizenship and, on 2 November, he resigned as president and from the Senate. He was replaced in the Senate by next Liberal Party Tasmanian Senate candidate and former senator Richard Colbeck after a recount.

Electoral district of Newcastle

Newcastle is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales named after and including Newcastle. It is represented since the 2014 Newcastle by-election by Tim Crakanthorp of the Australian Labor Party.

John Evans (Australian politician)

Sir John William Evans, CMG was an Australian politician, a member of the Tasmanian House of Assembly and Premier of Tasmania from 11 July 1904 to 19 June 1909.

Will Hodgman

William Edward Felix Hodgman is an Australian diplomat and former politician who has been the High Commissioner of Australia to Singapore since February 2021. He was the 45th Premier of Tasmania and a member for the Division of Franklin in the Tasmanian House of Assembly from the 2002 state election until his resignation in January 2020. He became premier following the 2014 state election, having been Leader of the Opposition since 2006. He was re-elected to a second term in government following victory in the 2018 state election. In March 2018, he succeeded Angus Bethune as the longest-serving leader in the history of the Tasmanian Liberals. He resigned as the Premier of Tasmania, the Leader of the Tasmanian Liberals and Member of the Parliament of Tasmania on 20 January 2020. In April 2020, Hodgman was appointed as the chair of Australian Business Growth Fund by federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg. Hodgman is from Hobart and was educated at the University of Tasmania.

Warwick Leslie Smith AO is an Australian politician, and was a Liberal member of the Australian House of Representatives from December 1984 to March 1993 and again from March 1996 to October 1998, representing the Division of Bass, Tasmania.

This is a list of members of the Tasmanian House of Assembly between the 1897 election and the 1900 election.

David Storrer

David Storrer was an Australian politician.

Neil Leonard Charles Batt, Australian politician, is a former Tasmanian government minister, Deputy Premier and Member of the Tasmanian House of Assembly. A member of the Labor Party, he was leader of the party in Tasmania, and Leader of the Opposition from 1986 to 1988.

Henry William Braid was an Australian politician.

Eric William Beattie was an Australian politician.

Horace William Strutt, was an Australian Army officer and politician.

Robert Shorthouse Robertson was an Australian politician.

William Hector Maxwell Fry was an Australian politician.

William Henry Burgess was an Australian politician and businessman. Burgess was born in Hobart and was educated at the High School, Hobart, and at Horton College, Ross.

The Liberal Party of Australia , commonly known as the Tasmanian Liberals, is the state division of the Liberal Party of Australia in Tasmania. The party currently governs in Tasmania. The party is part of the federal Liberal Party of Australia which governs nationally in Coalition with the National Party of Australia.


  1. Parliament of Tasmania (2005). "Jackson, William (Tim)". The Parliament of Tasmania from 1856. Parliament of Tasmania. Retrieved 2 November 2013.
Parliament of Tasmania
Preceded by
Rex Townley
Leader of the Opposition
Succeeded by
Angus Bethune