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Bert Hawke
ALBERT REDVERS GEORGE "BERT" HAWKE (3 December 1900 – 14 February 1986) was the 18th Premier of Western Australia . He served from 23 February 1953 to 2 April 1959, and represented the Labor Party . His nephew, Bob Hawke , became Prime Minister of Australia . Hawke was born in South Australia , and began his political career in that state, winning a seat in the House of Assembly at the 1924 state election . He was only 23 at the time, making him the youngest MP in South Australia's history. Hawke lost his seat at the 1927 election , and moved to Western Australia
Western Australia
the following year. At the 1933 state election in Western Australia, which saw a Labor landslide, he unexpectedly defeated the sitting Nationalist premier, Sir James Mitchell , in the seat of Northam . In May 1936, Hawke became a minister in the government of Philip Collier
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Cornish People
6–11 MILLION worldwide * Population of Cornwall
Cornwall
from 2011 UK Census 532,300; * 83,966 stating their national identity as Cornish in the United Kingdom Census 2011 (73,220 in Cornwall, 14% of the population); * 26% of the population of Cornwall
Cornwall
identified as Cornish in
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Western Australian State Election, 1947
Frank Wise Labor RESULTING PREMIER Ross McLarty
Ross McLarty
Liberal/Country coalition ELECTIONS were held in the state of WESTERN AUSTRALIA on 15 March 1947 to elect all 50 members to the Legislative Assembly . The result was a hung parliament —the four-term Labor government, led by Premier Frank Wise , was defeated with a swing of approximately 7%, but the Liberal -Country Party coalition, led by the Liberal Party leader Ross McLarty
Ross McLarty
, won exactly half of the seats, and needed the support of the Independent members Harry Shearn and William Read to obtain a majority in the Assembly
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Leader Of The Opposition (Western Australia)
In the Australian state of Western Australia
Western Australia
, the Leader of the Opposition is the leader of the largest minority political party or coalition of parties in the Legislative Assembly of the Parliament of Western Australia
Western Australia
. By convention, the leader is generally a member of the Legislative Assembly . The current Leader of the Opposition is Mike Nahan
Mike Nahan
of the Liberal Party . Prior to 1911, the Western Australian political system had neither organised political parties (apart from the Labor Party) nor an organised opposition. The notion of leader of the opposition was well understood, however, and on occasions was applied to members. Maitland Brown , for example, was often referred to as "Leader of the Opposition" during his period as an outspoken critic of Governor Robinson 's Government
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Liberal Party Of Australia
The LIBERAL PARTY OF AUSTRALIA is a major political party in Australia
Australia
. Founded in 1945 to replace the United Australia
Australia
Party (UAP), the broadly centre-right Liberal Party is one of the two major parties in Australian politics , along with the Australian Labor Party (ALP). The Liberal Party is the largest and dominant party in the Coalition with the National Party of Australia , the Country Liberal Party of the Northern Territory
Northern Territory
and the Liberal National Party of Queensland . Except for a few short periods, the Liberal Party and its predecessors have operated in similar coalitions since the 1920s. Internationally, the Liberal Party is affiliated to the International Democrat Union . The party's leader is Malcolm Turnbull
Malcolm Turnbull
and its deputy leader is Julie Bishop
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Western Australian State Election, 1968
David Brand Liberal/Country coalition ELECTED PREMIER David Brand Liberal/Country coalition ELECTIONS were held in the state of WESTERN AUSTRALIA on 23 March 1968 to elect all 51 members to the Legislative Assembly and 15 members to the 30-seat Legislative Council . The Liberal -Country coalition government, led by Premier Sir David Brand , won a record fourth term in office against the Labor Party , led by Opposition Leader John Tonkin
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Australian Labor Party Split Of 1955
AUSTRALIANS (/əˈstreɪliən/ ), colloquially known as Aussies (/ˈɒzi/ ), are people associated with Australia, sharing a common history , culture , and language ( Australian English ). Present-day Australians are citizens of the Commonwealth of Australia
Australia
, governed by its nationality law . The majority of Australians descend from the peoples of the British Isles . The Colony of New South Wales was established by the Kingdom of Great Britain in 1788, with the arrival of the First Fleet , and five other colonies were established in the early 19th century, now forming the six present-day Australian states . Many early settlements were penal colonies , and transported convicts (and, later, ex-convicts) made up a significant proportion of the population in most colonies. Large-scale immigration did not occur until the 1850s, following a series of gold rushes
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Nationalist Party Of Australia
The NATIONALIST PARTY OF AUSTRALIA was an Australian political party. It was formed on 17 February 1917 from a merger between the conservative Commonwealth Liberal Party and the National Labor Party , the name given to supporters of World War I
World War I
conscription in Australia from the Australian Labor Party
Australian Labor Party
led by Prime Minister Billy Hughes . The Nationalist Party was in government (at times as part of a coalition) until electoral defeat in 1929. From that time it was the main opposition to the Labor Party until it merged with pro-Joseph Lyons Labor defectors to form the United Australia Party in 1931, which was the predecessor to the Liberal Party of Australia
Liberal Party of Australia
, founded in 1944
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The Honourable
The prefix THE HONOURABLE or THE HONORABLE (abbreviated to THE HON., HON. or formerly THE HON\'BLE—the latter term is still used in South Asia) is a style that is used before the names of certain classes of people. It is considered to be an honorific styling, and it is only used for living people. Protocol expert Robert Hickey says, "The courtesy title the Honorable is used when addressing or listing the name of a living person
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John Willcock
JOHN COLLINGS WILLCOCK (9 August 1879 – 7 June 1956) was the 15th Premier of Western Australia . EARLY LIFEJohn Willcock was born at Frogmoor (now Frogmore ), New South Wales on 9 August 1879. The son of miner Joseph Willcock, he was educated at Sydney Boys High School before emigrating to Western Australia in 1897. He was employed on the Fremantle Harbour Works until 1899, then spent two years as an engine driver or cleaner for Western Australian Government Railways . In 1902 he moved to Geraldton , where he worked as a railway fireman until 1912. In 1907 he married Sicily Ann Stone, with whom he would have three sons and three daughters. From 1912 to 1917 he worked as an engine driver. POLITICAL CAREERWillcock became an active and enthusiastic member of the Australian Labor Party (ALP), holding various offices in the Geraldton branch of the Engine Drivers', Firemen's and Cleaners' Union, and representing them at Federal conferences
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Western Australian State Election, 1953
WESTERN may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Common uses and meanings * 2 Places * 3 Art, entertainment, and media * 4 Brands and enterprises * 5 Educational institutions * 6 Sport * 7 Transportation * 8 People with the surname * 9 Other uses * 10 See also COMMON USES AND MEANINGS* Western (genre)
Western (genre)
, a category of fiction and visual art centered on the American Old West * Western fiction , the Western
Western
genre as featured in literature * Western music (North America) , a type of American folk music * Western world
Western world
, e.g
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National Party Of Western Australia
The NATIONAL PARTY OF AUSTRALIA (WA) INC is a political party in Western Australia
Western Australia
. It is affiliated with the National Party of Australia but maintains a separate structure and identity. Founded in 1913 as the Country Party of Western Australia
Western Australia
to represent the interests of farmers and pastoralists, it was the first agrarian party in Australia to contest and win seats at the 1914 state election . Since then, it has continuously held seats in the state's Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council , particularly in the state's Wheatbelt region, and for many years it also held federal seats. While the party had historically functioned as part of a two-party coalition with the centre-right Liberal Party (and its predecessors) for most of its existence, tensions have existed over the coalition arrangement, and on two occasions the party split over the issue
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Elizabeth II Of The United Kingdom
ELIZABETH II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926 ) has been Queen of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
, Canada
Canada
, Australia
Australia
, and New Zealand since 6 February 1952. Additionally, she is Head of the Commonwealth and Queen of 12 countries that have become independent since her accession: Jamaica
Jamaica
, Barbados
Barbados
, the Bahamas , Grenada
Grenada
, Papua New Guinea , Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands
, Tuvalu , Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia
, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines , Belize
Belize
, Antigua and Barbuda , and Saint Kitts and Nevis
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James Kenneally
JAMES JOSEPH KENNEALLY (15 May 1879 – 9 October 1954) was an Australian politician, railwayman and unionist from Sydney . He served as federal president of the Australian Labor Party in the 1930s. CONTENTS * 1 Education and early career * 2 Political career * 3 References * 4 External links EDUCATION AND EARLY CAREEREducated by the Christian Brothers , he moved to Western Australia in 1899 where he became a locomotive cleaner and then engine-driver. He was president of the West Australian Locomotive Engine-drivers', Firemen's and Cleaners' Union of Workers in 1914 and was secretary in 1919. POLITICAL CAREERHe was a member for East Perth in the Western Australian Legislative Assembly from 1927 to 1936, representing the Australian Labor Party . He served as federal president of the party in the 1930s, during a time when a far-left faction from New South Wales was battling its Jack Lang -led right-wing representatives in the ALP
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Minister For Employment (Western Australia)
MINISTER FOR TRAINING AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT is a position in the government of Western Australia , most recently held by Liza Harvey of the Liberal Party . The position was first created after the 1933 state election , for the government of Philip Collier , but was abolished in 1943 and not re-created until 1982. It had been a distinct portfolio in most governments since then, albeit under several different names. The minister was responsible for the state government's Department of Training and Workforce Development (DTWD). Following the WA State Election in 2017, the portfolio no longer exists. The new portfolio is now Education and Training, held by Sue Ellery
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Harold Millington
HAROLD MILLINGTON (24 April 1875 – 25 October 1951) was an Australian politician. He was an Australian Labor Party member of the Parliament of Western Australia ; as a member of the Legislative Council for North-East Province for six years from 1914, and as a member of the Legislative Assembly from 1924 to 1947, representing the electorates of Leederville (1924-1930) and Mount Hawthorn (1930-1947). He was a long-serving state minister in the governments of Philip Collier and John Willcock , and was Deputy Premier under Willcock. Millington was born in Gawler, South Australia , and moved to Western Australia in 1894. He was a miner by trade and became active in various unions in Goldfields . He became the first president of the Amalgamated Surface Workers' Union and the secretary of the Eastern Goldfields District Council of the Labor Party
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