1989 Liberal Party of Australia leadership spill
A spill of the leadership of the Liberal Party of Australia took place on 9 May 1989, following internal maneuverings by supporters of John Howard's long-time rival, Andrew Peacock. The spill was won by Andrew Peacock over John Howard by 44 votes to 27.
The following table gives the ballot results:
- "Politics will get you". The Liberals. Episode 5. 1995.
- Canberra Times, May 10 1989