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Tasmania—House of Assembly
State Tasmania
Created 1984
MP Guy Barnett (Liberal)
Jen Butler (Labor)
John Tucker (Liberal)
Mark Shelton (Liberal)
Rebecca White (Labor)
Party Labor (2), Liberal (3)
Namesake Joseph Lyons and Enid Lyons
Electors 79,271 (2018)
Area 33,212 km2 (12,823.2 sq mi)
Demographic Rural
Division of Lyons TAS 2018
Division of Lyons

The electoral division of Lyons is one of the five electorates in the Tasmanian House of Assembly, it is the largest electorate covering most of central and eastern Tasmania. Lyons is named jointly in honor of Joseph Lyons, Prime Minister of Australia (1931–1939); Premier of Tasmania (1923–1928), and Joseph's wife, Dame Enid Lyons, the first woman elected to the Australian House of Representatives in 1943. The electorate shares its name and boundaries with the federal division of Lyons.

Lyons and the other House of Assembly electoral divisions are each represented by five members elected under the Hare-Clark electoral system.

Current members

Members for Lyons and Wilmot

Year Member Party Member Party Member Party Member Party Member Party Member Party Member Party
1909   (Sir) Walter Lee Anti-Socialist   John Hope Anti-Socialist   Joseph Lyons Labor   Richard Field Anti-Socialist   Jonathan Best Anti-Socialist   Jens Jensen Labor
1910   Edward Mulcahy Anti-Socialist
1911   Herbert Hays Anti-Socialist
1912   Liberal   Liberal   Michael O'Keefe Labor   Norman Cameron Liberal   Liberal
1913   Jonathan Best Liberal
1913   Ernest Blyth Liberal
1917   Nationalist   Nationalist   Nationalist   Nationalist
1919   William Connell Nationalist
1919   George Pullen Nationalist
1922   Liberal   Neil Campbell Nationalist   Country   Albert Bendall Country
1925   Nationalist   Nationalist   Nationalist
1925   William Shoobridge Labor   Norman Cameron Independent
1926   John Palamountain Labor
1928   Eric Ogilvie Labor   Jens Jensen Labor   Percy Best Nationalist
1929   William Shoobridge Labor
1931   Alfred Burbury Nationalist   Llewellyn Atkinson Nationalist
1934   George Becker Independent   David O'Keefe Labor   Donald K. Cameron Nationalist
1937   Labor   Francis Foster Nationalist
1940   William Taylor Labor
1941   Lancelot Spurr Labor
1941   Ernest West Labor
1943   Peter Pike Labor
1946   Angus Bethune Liberal   Liberal   Robert Robertson Liberal   Roy Fagan Labor
1949   Douglas Cashion Labor
1950   Charles Best Liberal
1955   Amelia Best Liberal
1956   Bert Bessell Liberal   Reg Fisher Labor
1958   Amelia Best Liberal
1959   William McNeil Labor
1959   Bob Ingamells Liberal   Thomas McDonald Labor
1964   William Anderson Labor
1969   Ian Braid Liberal
1972   Andrew Lohrey Labor   Michael Polley Labor   Darrel Baldock Labor
1974   Charles Batt Labor
1975   Ian Braid Liberal
1976   Graeme Page Liberal   Robin Gray Liberal   Terry Aulich Labor
1982   Stephen Salter Liberal
1986   David Llewellyn Labor   Bob Mainwaring Liberal
1987   Chris Batt Labor
1989   The Duke of Avram Liberal   Christine Milne Greens
1992   Bob Mainwaring Liberal
1995   Denise Swan Liberal
1996   Lara Giddings Labor   Rene Hidding Liberal
1998   Ken Bacon Labor
2002   Tim Morris Greens
2005   Heather Butler Labor
2010   Mark Shelton Liberal   Rebecca White Labor
2014   Guy Barnett Liberal   David Llewellyn Labor
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