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The first woman Premier?

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Photo of Carmen LawrenceCarmen Mary Lawrence, February 12, 1990 to February 6, 1993

I became Australia's first woman Premier in 1990.

I won the seat of Subiaco in 1986 after it had been held by the Liberal Party for 27 years.


Acknowledgement of Country

The Government of Western Australia acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.