ID 0430

State Government of South Australia beginning 11 June 1887 - period in office of Premier Playford [snr], Thomas ending on 27 June 1889



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

Premier
Playford [snr], Thomas
Date of beginning of period in office
11 June 1887
Date of end of period in office
27 June 1889 
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
747 

Parliamentary support during period

Party affiliation of premier at start of period
Liberal Ministerialists
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
6
Number from party of premier
6
Number from coalition party 1
Number from coalition party 2
Number from upper house
1
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 19 March 1887John William DownerConservative MinisterialistsThomas Playford [snr]Liberal Ministerialists

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