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Premier of Tasmania
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Jeremy Rockliff

sinceĀ 8 April 2022
Department of Premier and Cabinet
Member of
  • Parliament
  • National Cabinet
  • Cabinet
  • Executive Council
Reports to Parliament
Seat Executive Building
15 Murray Street, Hobart
Appointer Governor of Tasmania
by convention, based on appointee's ability to command confidence in the House of Assembly
Term length At the Governor's pleasure
contingent on the premier's ability to command confidence in the lower house of Parliament
Constituting instrument None (constitutional convention)
Formation 1 November 1856
First holder William Champ
Deputy Deputy Premier of Tasmania

The premier of Tasmania is the head of the executive government in the Australian state of Tasmania. By convention, the leader of the party or political grouping which has majority support in the House of Assembly is invited by the governor of Tasmania to be premier and principal adviser.

Since 8 April 2022, the premier of Tasmania has been Jeremy Rockliff, leader of the Liberal Party, which holds 13 of the 25 seats in the House of Assembly.

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