ID 0126

State Government of South Australia beginning 10 March 1965 - period in office of Premier Walsh, Francis Henry ending on 1 June 1967



Period in office of premier (see Glossary entry for 'period in office' and related terms)

Premier
Walsh, Francis Henry
Date of beginning of period in office
10 March 1965
Date of end of period in office
1 June 1967 
Reason for end of preceding period in office
Loss of general election 
Reason for end of this government
Change of party leader
Number of days in office
813 

Parliamentary support during period

Party affiliation of premier at start of period
Australian Labor Party
If coalition government
Coalition partner 1
--none--
Coalition partner 2
--none--
Coalition partner 3
--none--
Coalition partner 4
--none--
Party support in parliament at beginning of period
Majority
If change in parliamentary support during period
--none--  
If further change during period
--none--  

Number of ministers at beginning of period (this may vary during the period)

Total number of ministers
8
Number from party of premier
8
Number from coalition party 1
0
Number from coalition party 2
0
Number from upper house
3
Number who are women
0

Assembly elections contested as premier or after which became premier (see Glossary entry for 'after election')

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Election Premier at election Premier's party Premier after election Premier's party
SA 6 March 1965Thomas Playford [jnr]Liberal and Country LeagueFrancis Henry WalshAustralian Labor Party

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Sources

Colin A Hughes, A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics 1965-1974, Canberra: Australian National University Press, 1977 (ISBN 0708113400).

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