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Encyclopedia > Governor of South Australia

See Governors of the Australian states for a description and history of the office of Governor.

List of Governors of South Australia

  • Captain John Hindmarsh, 1836-1838
  • Colonel George Gawler, 1838-1841
  • Captain George Grey, 1841-1845
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Robe, 1845-1848
  • Sir Richard MacDonnell, 1855-1862
  • Sir Dominick Daly, 1862-1868
  • Sir James Fergusson, 1869-1873
  • Sir Anthony Musgrave, 1873-1877
  • Sir William Jervois, 1877-1883
  • Sir William Robinson, 1883-1889
  • Algernon Keith-Falconer, 9th Earl of Kintore, 1889-1895
  • Sir Thomas Buxton, 1895-1899
  • Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson, 1899-1902
  • Sir George Le Hunte, 1903-1909
  • Admiral Sir Day Bosanquet, 1909-1914
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Henry Galway, 1914-1920
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Sir William Weigall, 1920-1922
  • Lieutenant-General Sir George Bridges, 1922-1927
  • Brigadier-General Sir Alexander Hore-Ruthven, 1928-1934
  • Major-General Sir Winston Dugan, 1934-1939
  • Sir Charles Barclay-Harvey, 1939-1944
  • Lieutenant-General Sir Charles Norrie, 1944-1952
  • Air Vice Marshall Sir Robert George, 1953-1960
  • Lieutenant-General Sir Edric Bastyan, 1961-1968
  • Major-General Sir James Harrison, 1968-1971
  • Sir Marcus Oliphant, 1971-1976
  • Sir Douglas Nicholls, 1976-1977
  • Sir Keith Seaman, 1977-1982
  • Lieutenant-General Sir Donald Dunstan, 1982-1991
  • Dame Roma Mitchell, 1991-1996
  • Sir Eric Neal, 1996-2001
  • Marjorie Jackson-Nelson from 2001

  Results from FactBites:
Parliament of South Australia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (370 words)
The Parliament of South Australia is the legislature of the Australian state of South Australia.
The Sovereign is represented in South Australia by the Governor.
The seat of the Parliament of South Australia is Parliament House in the state capital of Adelaide.
Governor of South Australia - The Governor (1575 words)
Nevertheless, the Crown, personified by the Governor, continues to symbolise the ongoing rule of law and the unity of the State, irrespective of the rise and fall of governments.
The Governor's direct relationship to The Queen, which is independent of that of the Governor-General, reflects the sovereignty of South Australia within the Australian Federation.
Pending the appointment of a Governor or in the event of the Governor's absence from the State or incapacity, the official functions of Governor would be performed by the Lieutenant-Governor acting either as Administrator or the Governor's Deputy, depending on the circumstances.
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