Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman
Robert (Bob) James Lee Hawke AC GCL
Victor P Taffa
Tasmanian Government expresses its deepest sympathies to the family of Bob Hawke.
As Prime Minister, Mr. Hawke led our nation through a period of great change and accomplished much during his time in office.
Throughout his career in public life he was a colourful character and a masterful politician, and was widely admired and respected by Australians from all walks of life.
He was a great Australian.
AC Order of Australia
AO Officer of the Order of Australia
GCL Order of Logohu
ACTU Australian Council of Trade Unions