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1930 in Australia

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Monarchy  George V
Population  6,462,610
Prime minister  James Scullin
Elections  SA, WA, NSW
1930 in Australia
Governor-General  John Baird, Baronet Stonehaven

See also: 1929 in Australia, 1931 in Australia and the Timeline of Australian history.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch – King George V
  • Governor-General – John Baird, Baronet of Stonehaven
  • Prime Minister of Australia
  • Premier of New South Wales – Thomas Bavin (until 4 November), then Jack Lang
  • Premier of Queensland – Arthur Edward Moore
  • Premier of South Australia – Richard Layton Butler (until 17 April), then Lionel Hill
  • Premier of Tasmania – John McPhee
  • Premier of Victoria – Edmond Hogan
  • Premier of Western Australia – Philip Collier (until 24 April), then Sir James Mitchell
  • State governors

  • Governor of New South Wales – Sir Dudley de Chair
  • Governor of Queensland – Sir John Goodwin
  • Governor of South Australia – Sir Alexander Hore-Ruthven
  • Governor of Tasmania – Sir James O'Grady
  • Governor of Victoria – Arthur Somers-Cocks, 6th Baron Somers
  • Governor of Western Australia – Sir William Campion
  • Events

  • 11 November – The Shrine of Remembrance in Brisbane is dedicated.
  • Sport

  • 6 January – Don Bradman scores a record 452 not out in one cricket innings.
  • 25 January – Harry Hopman and Jack Crawford win the Australian Doubles Championship at Kooyong, Victoria.
  • 4 October - The 1930 NSWRFL season culminates in Western Suburbs' victory over St. George in the premiership final
  • 11 October - The VFL Grand Final was won by the Collingwood Football Club, defeating the Geelong Football Club by 30 points, and establishing an as yet unbeaten record in consecutive premierships in Australian Rules football's premier league.,
  • 4 November – Phar Lap wins the Melbourne Cup.
  • The Australia national rugby league team completed the 1929–30 Kangaroo tour of Great Britain.
  • Births

  • 26 February – Lionel Cox, track cyclist (died 2010)
  • 29 March – John Marshall, freestyle swimmer (died 1957)
  • 30 March – Rolf Harris, entertainer
  • 16 May – Brian Davies, rugby league footballer of the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s
  • 26 September – Brian Oliver, long and triple jumper
  • Deaths

  • 18 January – Thorburn Robertson (born 1884), physiologist and biochemist
  • 19 March – Sir Henry Lefroy (born 1854), Premier of Western Australia (1917–1919)
  • 22 April – John Peter Russell (born 1858), Impressionist artist
  • 21 May – Robert Cook (born 1867), politician
  • 27 May – William Jethro Brown (born 1868), jurist and professor of law
  • 20 August – Charles Bannerman (born 1851), cricketer
  • 6 September – Archibald Strong (born 1876), poet
  • 11 September – William Carpenter (born 1863), politician
  • 1 October – Albert Henry Fullwood (born 1863), artist
  • 1 October – Sir James Whiteside McCay (born 1864), Australian Army soldier
  • 30 October – John Creed (born 1842), doctor and politician
  • 13 November – Thomas Bulch (born 1862), musician and composer
  • 14 November – Sandy Pearce (born 1883), rugby league player
  • References

    1930 in Australia Wikipedia


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