Table of Contents
- 1 Who governed NSW between 1792 and 1795?
- 2 Who was the Governor of New South Wales from 1788 to 1792?
- 3 Who were the first 4 governors of NSW?
- 4 Who was Australia’s first governor general?
- 5 Who was the previous Governor of NSW?
- 6 Who was the previous governor-general of Australia?
- 7 When did New South Wales become part of Australia?
- 8 Who was the Premier of New South Wales in 1899?
Who governed NSW between 1792 and 1795?
Australia in the 1790s After Governor Arthur Phillip (1738–1814) left for England in 1792, the Corps through its commanding officer Major Francis Grose (1758–1814) administered the colony until Governor John Hunter (1737–1821) arrived in 1795.
Who was the Governor of New South Wales from 1788 to 1792?
|Captain Arthur Phillip, 1786, by Francis Wheatley|
|1st Governor of New South Wales|
|In office 7 February 1788 – 10 December 1792|
What was NSW called before federation?
Colony of New South Wales (1788 – 1901)
Who were the first five governors of the colony of New South Wales from the arrival of the First Fleet in 1788?
The First Five Governors of New South Wales Governors Arthur Phillip, John Hunter, Philip Gidley-King, William Bligh, and Lachlan Macquarie were given the momentous task of establishing and managing the development of a new British society on the other side of the world.
Who were the first 4 governors of NSW?
A List of Governors of New South Wales
- Captain Arthur Phillip, RN 26 Jan, 1788 to 10 Dec, 1792.
- Captain John Hunter, RN 11 Sept, 1795 to 27 Sept, 1800.
- Captain Philip Gidley King, RN 28 Sept, 1800 to 12 Aug, 1806.
- Captain William Bligh, RN 13 Aug, 1806 to 26 Jan, 1808.
Who was Australia’s first governor general?
Sir Isaac Alfred Isaacs
Australia has had 26 Governors-General. The first Governor-General was the Right Honourable John Adrian Louis Hope, 7th Earl of Hopetoun, who served from 1901 to 1903. The first Australian-born Governor-General was the Right Honourable Sir Isaac Alfred Isaacs, who served from 1931 to 1936.
Who was the first governor of South Australia?
Captain John Hindmarsh
First Governor of South Australia1836 Appointed by the British Government, the first Governor of South Australia was Captain John Hindmarsh.
Who was the first governor general of New South Wales?
|Governor of New South Wales|
|Formation||7 February 1788|
|First holder||Arthur Phillip|
|Deputy||Lieutenant-Governor of New South Wales|
|Salary||$529 000 (AUD)|
Who was the previous Governor of NSW?
|Captain (Admiral) Arthur Phillip, RN||26 January 1788||10 December 1792|
|Captain John Hunter, RN||11 September 1795||27 September 1800|
|Captain Philip Gidley King, RN||28 September 1800||12 August 1806|
|Captain (later Vice-Admiral) William Bligh, RN||13 August 1806||26 January 1808|
Who was the previous governor-general of Australia?
|Term of Office||Governor-General|
|25||2008-2014||The Honourable Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO|
|24||2003-2008||Major General the Honourable Michael Jeffery AC AO (Mil) CVO MC (Retd)|
|23||2001-2003||Right Reverend the Honourable Dr Peter Hollingworth AC OBE|
|22||1996-2001||The Honourable Sir William Patrick Deane AC KBE|
Who is the Governor of New South Wales?
The governor is appointed by the queen on the advice of the premier of New South Wales,  for an unfixed period of time—known as serving At Her Majesty’s pleasure —though five years is the norm. The current governor is retired judge Margaret Beazley, who succeeded David Hurley on 2 May 2019.
How did the colony of New South Wales get its name?
Boundary and naming. The colony of New South Wales was established and named by way of imperial proclamation in 1788 by the then Governor in Chief of New South Wales, the Royal Navy officer Arthur Phillip. At this time, New South Wales was defined (by Britain) as covering approximately half of the Australian continent.
When did New South Wales become part of Australia?
New South Wales was further increased in size to around two-thirds of the Australian continent in 1828. All the Australian states and two territories, bar Western Australia, were then created from New South Wales during the 1800s and early 1900s. Each new state and territory, bar the Australian Capital Territory,…
Who was the Premier of New South Wales in 1899?
When the draft was put to referendum in New South Wales in 1899, Reid (Free Trade Premier from 1894 to 1899), adopted an equivocal position, earning him the nickname “Yes-No Reid.”.