Australia has had 27 prime ministers since Federation in 1901. Follow the links below to learn about their lives and the times in which they lived.
The National Museum of Australia has a range of objects related to prime ministers.
For information on the current Prime Minister Tony Abbott, please visit the official Prime Minister's website.
Prime ministers are listed in order from earliest to latest, starting with Edmund Barton.
The National Museum of Australia reflects on the social history and material culture relevant to Australia's prime ministers. For the three most recent prime ministers see the linked websites:
- Kevin Rudd, 3 December 2007 – 24 June 2010; 27 June 2013 – 7 September 2013 - Kevin Rudd on the National Archives of Australia website
- Julia Gillard, 24 June 2010 – 26 June 2013 - Julia Gillard on the National Archives of Australia website
- Tony Abbott, 18 September 2013 - present - please visit the official Prime Minister's website