ID 0428

State Government of South Australia beginning 16 June 1884 - period in office of Premier Colton, John ending on 16 June 1885

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

Colton, John
Date of beginning of period in office
16 June 1884
Date of end of period in office
16 June 1885 
Reason for end of preceding period in office
Loss of general election 
Reason for end of this government
Defeat in parliament
Number of days in office

Parliamentary support during period

Party affiliation of premier at start of period
Liberal Ministerialists
If coalition government
Coalition partner 1
Coalition partner 2
Coalition partner 3
Coalition partner 4
Party support in parliament at beginning of period
If change in parliamentary support during period
If further change during period

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

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

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 8 April 1884John Cox BrayConservative MinisterialistsJohn ColtonLiberal Ministerialists

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