Top 10 Prime Ministers of Australia

The Top Ten Prime Ministers of Australia

1 Bob Hawke

Shocked Hawkie isn't higher. Like, what the hell? - truckturner

Keating and Hawke were the dream team.

Legend will never be forgotten

Introduced medicare

2 Gough Whitlam

While born into a well-off household, he pleaded the case of the poor and made our country more fair to the poorest among us. It seems fitting that the man that gave us the first Australian universal healthcare system should live a longer life than any other prime minister we have yet had. It is a true pity that he left office in such a way.

This guy made Australia, I'd give Rudd a lot of points, Howard is terrible and you can't argue that considering his economic sucess was because of Chinas need for Metals and we lost all the profit in like 2 years and no infrastructure was built. If you argue that and you are from west Sydney if it wasn't for Whitlam you would still be using outhouses.

the first to get the sack - munkee_linc97

Because he created modern day Australia

3 John Howard

John Howard was a war monger and U.S puppet to President George Bush because he supported the war in Iraq by sending Australian Troops to handle the ordeal. He was also anti-immigration where he made many negative sentiments on foreigners. However the only good thing he achieved in his term in office was to ban firearms after the deaths of many people in Port Arthur.

We had a lot of money in the bank with him and only 70 illegal immigrants passed by in 12 years in charge and with Kevin Rudd it was 1000 a month. - roblist

Paul keating once said that Australia never had a Great leader... John Howard was and is still a The Greatest leader.

John Howard was the second longest serving prime minister in Australia's history.

4 Kevin Rudd

First prime minister to do something about the climate (solar panel credits, more renewables and tried to introduce an emissions trading scheme)

said sorry to the aboriginals - munkee_linc97

Australia was unaffected by the Great Recession when He was in office.

Saw everyone as an equal

5 Malcolm Fraser
6 John Curtin

A wartime PM faced with invasion who made it clear that our future security was linked to the USA, not the UK.

"Australia looks to America"

7 Paul Keating

Visionary and contemporary. On indigenous affairs and our place in the Asia Pacific, he was and is without peer,

Best one liners ever

Visionary. Transformative. Courageous. Easily the greatest of all time. I read a quote once - “Australia was ready for Keating, Australians were not.” They are now. His vision was and remains spot on.

8 Ben Chifley
9 Robert Menzies

Surprised this guy isn't higher. He was the longest-serving PM and changed Australia forever - micahisthebest

10 Julia Gillard

Was kicked out too quickly because she made it heard for business to be greedy, carbon happy, morons

Overrated - micahisthebest

Steady hand

The Contenders

11 Alfred Deakin
12 Joseph Lyons
13 Edmund Barton
14 Tony Abbott Anthony John "Tony" Abbott is an Australian politician who was the 28th Prime Minister of Australia, from 18 September 2013 to 15 September 2015. Abbott was leader of the Liberal Party from 2009 to 2015, and has been a member of parliament for Warringah since 1994.

Should be at the bottom of this list or better still, not on it.

Even though he's basically at meme to many people, he is my favourite prime minister and did very well for Australia



15 Scott Morrison

I would choose this guy over Albanese, 100%! - micahisthebest

16 Malcolm Turnbull

He Was A Okay Prime Minster

17 William McMahon

Hollywood actor "Julian McMahon's" father - munkee_linc97

18 John Gorton
19 Frank Forde
20 Harold Holt

Has never been found since he went missing in 1967 - munkee_linc97

21 Chris Watson
22 George Reid
23 Andrew Fisher
24 Joseph Cook
25 Billy Hughes
26 Stanley Bruce
27 James Scullin
28 Earle Page
29 Arthur Fadden
30 John McEwen
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