ID 0127

State Government of South Australia beginning 1 June 1967 - period in office of Premier Dunstan, Donald Allan ending on 17 April 1968



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

Premier
Dunstan, Donald Allan
Date of beginning of period in office
1 June 1967
Date of end of period in office
17 April 1968 
Reason for end of preceding period in office
Change of party leader 
Reason for end of this government
Loss of general election
Number of days in office
321 

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
9
Number from party of premier
9
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 17 September 1977Donald Allan DunstanAustralian Labor PartyDonald Allan DunstanAustralian Labor Party
SA 12 July 1975Donald Allan DunstanAustralian Labor PartyDonald Allan DunstanAustralian Labor Party
SA 10 March 1973Donald Allan DunstanAustralian Labor PartyDonald Allan DunstanAustralian Labor Party
SA 30 May 1970Raymond Steele HallLiberal and Country LeagueDonald Allan DunstanAustralian Labor Party
SA 2 March 1968Donald Allan DunstanAustralian Labor PartyRaymond Steele HallLiberal and Country League

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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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