1930 in Australia

1930 in Australia

Infobox Australian year
year = 1930
monarch = George V
governor-general = John Baird, Baronet Stonehaven
pm =James Scullin
population = 6,462,610
australian =
elections =SA, WA, NSW
"See also:"
1929 in Australia,
other events of 1930,
1931 in Australia and the
Timeline of Australian history.


*Monarch – King George V
*Governor-GeneralJohn Baird, Baronet of Stonehaven
*Prime MinisterJames Scullin
*currency - Pounds (£)

tate premiers

*Premier of New South WalesThomas Bavin (until 4 November), then Jack Lang
*Premier of QueenslandArthur Edward Moore
*Premier of South AustraliaRichard Layton Butler (until 17 April), then Lionel Hill
*Premier of TasmaniaJohn McPhee
*Premier of VictoriaEdmond Hogan
*Premier of Western AustraliaPhilip Collier (until 24 April), then Sir James Mitchell

tate governors

*Governor of New South WalesSir Dudley de Chair
*Governor of QueenslandSir John Goodwin
*Governor of South AustraliaSir Alexander Hore-Ruthven
*Governor of TasmaniaSir James O'Grady
*Governor of VictoriaArthur Somers-Cocks, 6th Baron Somers
*Governor of Western AustraliaSir William Campion


* November 11 - The Shrine of Remembrance in Brisbane is dedicated

cience & Technology

Arts and literature



*January 6 - Don Bradman scores a record 452 not out in one cricket innings
*January 25 - Harry Hopman and Jack Crawford win the Australian Doubles Championship at Kooyong, Victoria
*November 4 - Phar Lap wins its first Melbourne Cup


* February 26 — Lionel Cox, Australian track cyclist
* March 29 — John Marshall, Australian freestyle swimmer (d. 1957)


*January 18Thorburn Robertson (b. 1884), physiologist and biochemist
*March 19Sir Henry Lefroy (b. 1854), Premier of Western Australia (1917–1919)
*April 22John Peter Russell (b. 1858), Impressionist artist
*May 21Robert Cook (b. 1867), politician
*May 27William Jethro Brown (b. 1868), jurist and professor of law
*August 20Charles Bannerman (b. 1851), cricketer
*September 6Archibald Strong (b. 1876), poet
*September 11William Carpenter (b. 1863), politician
*October 1Albert Henry Fullwood (b. 1863), artist
*October 1Sir James Whiteside McCay (b. 1864), Australian Army soldier
*October 30John Creed (b. 1842), doctor and politician
*November 13Thomas Bulch (b. 1862), musician and composer
*November 14Sandy Pearce (b. 1883), rugby league player

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