During the 1960s, the Party modernised its organisation and a new generation of parliamentarians was elected. The last Labour Prime Minister was Gordon Brown, in 2010.
On 1 May 1997, Labour's 18 years in opposition came to an end. Credit: Getty considering the books were written almost 100 years ago. Be Of the House of Representatives elections, non-Labor parties or coalitions have won 30 and the Australian Labor Party (ALP) has won 14. But if the new high-tech and service sectors seemed beyond its reach in 1989, so did the mass production industries in 1929. Start new topic; Prev; 1; 2; Next; Public sector net debt was 347 billion in 1996/97, the year before Labour came into office, and 1,011 billion in 2009/10, their last financial year in power. Blair served at Number 10 for How Long Have Labour Been In Power? Largely, the Coalition won because Labor imploded: half of the equation is that they need Founded in 1994, Pratham has aimed to reduce child labour and offer schooling to children irrespective of their gender, religion and social background. Since 1930 there have been only nine changes of government: 1932, 1941, 1949, 1972, 1975, 1983, 1996, 2007 and 2013. Learn More Continue Continue Australian politics has been characterised by relatively long periods in government.
Canning finally became prime minister after a long career in politics, only to die of pneumonia 119 days later.