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Peter Dowding
24th Premier of Western Australia
In office
25 February 1988 – 12 February 1990
Preceded by Brian Burke
Succeeded by Carmen Lawrence
Constituency North Province
Maylands
Personal details
Born 6 October 1943 (1943-10-06) (age 77)
Melbourne
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Profession Barrister

Peter M'Callum Dowding SC (born 6 October 1943) was the 24th Premier of Western Australia from 25 February 1988 to 12 February 1990. He was from the Labor Party. He became Premier when Brian Burke resigned. He had a difficult time as Premier because some people in his government broke the law. He is now a lawyer. He got a Centenary Medal in 2001.

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