Home learning fact sheets governor-general australia has had 26 governors-general the first australian-born governor-general was the right honourable. The memorial and bust in honour of admiral arthur phillip of the royal navy, discoverer of the site of sydney, the founder and first governor of australia, near st paul's cathedral in london. Fact sheets no 3: governors of western australia compiled by the western australian parliamentary library, august 2011 governors of western australia. The governor phillip scholarship celebrates the outstanding qualities of governor phillip, commander of the first fleet and first governor of modern australia all scholars selected for this.
Any hint of defiance resulted in a savage public flogging and, within the first three weeks, the new society had seen its first execution by hanging (the identity of the victim will be revealed at. Captain arthur phillip became the first governor of new south wales on 7 february 1788 the colony of new south wales was the first british settlement in australia. Australia day is the official national day of australia celebrated annually on 26 january, it marks the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the first fleet of british ships at port jackson, new south wales and the raising of the flag of great britain at sydney cove by governor arthur phillip.
The governor of victoria is the representative in the australian state of victoria of its monarch, elizabeth ii, queen of australia and is one of the governors of the australian states. Australian gold rush timeline, discovering gold, gold and mining, sose, year 6, sa the first major mineral discovery - gold - was a watershed (a turning point or landmark) for australian society the initial stages of the gold rush were responsible for tremendous changes in the community, bringing australia's first great. The governors of the australian states is the oldest constitutional office in australia the title was first queensland has had three female governors,. The governor-general's role is both complex and demanding the following summary outlines some of the key featuresthe office of governor-general was established by the constitution of the commonwealth of australia in 1901.
Female governors general first governor general of asian origin broadcaster and journalist, agent-general of ontario in paris 1982-87 australia : former. The first governor-general of australia, lord hopetoun, proclaimed the commonwealth of australia at a special ceremony in centennial park, sydney, 1 january 1901 it was also the governor-general's task to commission an interim or caretaker ministry until the australian people were able to elect their representatives to the newly created. For information about the current governor of queensland, his excellency the honourable paul de jersey ac—his role and responsibilities, and his program of constitutional, official and civic duties.
The governor of western australia is the in august 2014, three of the four living past governors i believe i am the first governor who ever formed a. Who was the first governor general of australia and their lieutenant governors being upgraded to governor so the colonial office thought it appropriate to appoint an overall local crown. A complete listing of all current heads of government and opposition leaders in australia - federal, state and territory on the first ballot, dutton polled 38. National library of australia bricks residence for the first nine governors of nsw, which was the first major building in the colony the first permanent. Excerpt from rbi :: history, sir osborne smith was the first governor of the reserve bank a professional banker, he served for over 20 years with the bank of new south wales and 10 years with the commonwealth bank of australia before coming to india in 1926 as a managing governor of the imperial bank of india.
The house of representatives lasts for three years from its first meeting (section 28), so that the life of the house is tied not to the time when it was elected but to the time when it meets after an election. A brief history of australia the second governor of australia was john hunter 1795-1800 although the first railways in australia were built in the early. The next day the new governor harangued the convicts he would stand no repetition of last night's orgy wreck of legendary ship used on first voyage to australia 250 years ago is discovered. Attachment 1 a protocol guide to forms of address [first name] of the commonwealth of australia commonwealth of australia governor-general's partner.
One active governor tops the list, while another will crack the top 10 by the end of his term two current west coast governors will climb onto the list later this year when three former governors won back their old seats in the 2010 election cycle - iowa republican terry branstad, oregon democrat. Below is an essay on the first three governors of nsw, australia from anti essays, your source for research papers, essays, and term paper examples. Following the exploration period, the first british invasion and settlement in australia was founded in 1788 at what is today sydney, led by captain arthur philip who became the first governor of the colony of new south wales this started a process of colonisation that almost entirely displaced the aboriginal people who inhabited the land. The first fleet arrives at sydney cove under captain arthur phillip to establish the first settlement in australia this was to be a penal colony - sydney was founded the date of his arrival, 26 january, went on to mark australia day.
Introducing time's 2018 list of the world's greatest places—featuring the best in restaurants, hotels, theme parks and more. Indigenous australia timeline - 1500 to 1900 governor phillip captures two aboriginal men - bennelong and colebee in the early 1870s the first aboriginal. The governor of south australia is the representative in the the first six governors oversaw the colony from proclamation three former governors are.