1948 – Born on the 14th of December in Perth, Western Australia.
– Educated at Hollywood High School in Perth.
– Graduated at the University of Western Australia, where he gained an MA.
1973 – Balliol College, Oxford, where he gained a Master of Philosophy degree.
1983-1991 – Beazley was a minister under Bob Hawke.
– Appointed Minister for Aviation in Hawke’s first ministry.
1984-1990 – Minister for Defence, with a seat in Cabinet and was responsible for establishing the Australian Navy’s submarine.
1991 – Served as Minister under Paul Keating.
1995 – He was Deputy Prime Minister.
1996-2001 – Leader of the Australian Labor Party and Leader of the Opposition.
2005-2006 – Once again Leader of the Australian Labor Party and Leader of the Opposition.