ID 0128

State Government of South Australia beginning 17 April 1968 - period in office of Premier Hall, Raymond Steele ending on 1 June 1970



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

Premier
Hall, Raymond Steele
Date of beginning of period in office
17 April 1968
Date of end of period in office
1 June 1970 
Reason for end of preceding period in office
Loss of general election 
Reason for end of this government
Loss of general election
Number of days in office
775 

Parliamentary support during period

Party affiliation of premier at start of period
Liberal and Country League
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
Minority
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
1

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 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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