AustLit logo
Alfred Deakin Alfred Deakin i(A18943 works by)
Born: Established: 3 Aug 1856 Collingwood, Fitzroy - Collingwood area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria, ; Died: Ceased: 7 Oct 1919 Melbourne, Victoria,
Gender: Male
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.


Alfred Deakin was Prime Minister of Australia three times between 1903 and 1910.

Deakin wrote and published numerous political speeches and addresses during his lifetime. He also wrote plays during his youth which he later destroyed or suppressed. Deakin is the subject of Kylie Tennant's play Tether a Dragon.

Deakin is the son-in-law of Hugh Junor Browne and grandfather of Shirley and Lilian Deakin White (qq.v.).

Most Referenced Works


  • See also the full Australian Dictionary of Biography Online entry for Alfred Deakin.
Last amended 11 Dec 2012 10:56:52
Other mentions of "" in AustLit: