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South Australia

Knowledge Identifier: $South_Australia


South Australia

State in the southern central part of Australia add

Category: Civil society (300)

Launched in -5000.

Countries: Australia (77%), (10%), United Kingdom (8%)

Main connections: New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia

Linked to: Australian Labor Party, Carnegie Mellon University, Cranfield University, University College London




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David Cornthwaite - Passing along the border of New South Wales and Victoria, the Murray eventually enters South Australia and takes a southerly route to the Indian Ocean for its final 0500 km


Rowland Hill (postal reformer) - Under the South Australia Act 1834, the colony was to embody the ideals and best qualities of British society, shaped by religious freedom and a commitment to social progress and civil liberties


Catherine Helen Spence - In 1839, following sudden financial difficulties, the family emigrated to South Australia


John Harris Browne - Browne migrated to South Australia in 1840, arriving aboard the "Orleanna"


John Cliffe Watts - In 1840, Watts decided to emigrate to the colony of South Australia, where his brother Henry was Postmaster General


George Charles Hawker - Together with his brother Charles, Hawker went to South Australia in 1840 travelling aboard the "Lysander"


John Cliffe Watts - They arrived in Port Adelaide, South Australia, on 8 March 1841


John Cliffe Watts - He was appointed Postmaster General for South Australia on 1 April 1841 in his brother's place, and held the position for 20 years


Andrew Garran - In 1850 he moved to Australia, where he settled in Adelaide, South Australia


Rowland Hill (postal reformer) - Rowland Hill's sister Caroline Clark, husband Francis and their large family were to migrate to South Australia in 1850


Ferdinand von Mueller - He had contributed a few papers on botanical subjects to German periodicals, and in 1852 sent a paper to the Linnean Society of London on "The Flora of South Australia", so he would have been well known in botanical circles


Andrew Garran - He returned to South Australia in 1854, where he became the editor of the "South Australian Register"


Charles Todd (astronomer) - In February 1855, he accepted the positions of superintendent of telegraphs and government astronomer to South Australia


Adam Lindsay Gordon - On 4 November 1855 he resigned from the force and took up horse-breaking in the south-eastern district of South Australia


Andrew Garran - Andrew and Mary Garran left South Australia in 1856 for Sydney, New South Wales, after John Fairfax offered Andrew the position of assistant editor at the "Sydney Morning Herald"


Northern Territory - It was part of South Australia from 1863 to 1911


Charles Henry Pearson - In 1864, as a result of ill-health and depressed by his failure to be appointed Oxford University's inaugural Chichele Professor of Modern History and his low salary at King's College, he took a year off in South Australia


Paddy Crick - Crick was born at Truro, South Australia and in about 1868 the family moved into western New South Wales, settling at Spicer's Creek near Wellington


Northern Territory - Under the administration of colonial South Australia, the overland telegraph was constructed between 1870 and 1872


Charles Henry Pearson - He arrived in South Australia in December 1871


Catherine Edith Macauley Martin - Her father, whose name was Mackay, brought her to South Australia when a child, and in 1874 she was living at Mount Gambier, South Australia


Gregor McGregor - Born in Kilmun, Argyll, Scotland, McGregor worked in the Glasgow ship building yards prior to his emigration to the colony of South Australia in 1877


John Jenkins (Australian politician) - He came to South Australia in 1878 as a representative of this company, but presently began importing both American and English books


John Harris Browne - He left South Australia for England with his family in 1878 and in 1880 was an unsuccessful candidate at an election for the House of Commons


William Archibald - Born in St Pancras, London , Archibald was orphaned at 10 and educated to primary school level in England, worked as an apprentice piano builder before emigrating first to New Zealand in 1879 and thence to New South Wales and Victoria in 1881 before arriving in South Australia in 1882


Cyril Maude - In 1881, he was sent to Adelaide, South Australia, on the clipper ship "City of Adelaide" to regain his health


Hans Heysen - He migrated to Adelaide in South Australia with his family in 1884 at the age of 7


Joe Darling - Darling married Alice Minna Blanche Francis, a wheat farmer's daughter from Mundoora, South Australia in 1893


King O'Malley - Now healthy, O'Malley decided to walk the 2,100 km from Emu Park to Adelaide in South Australia, arriving in 1893


Gregor McGregor - Although suffering from deteriorating eyesight that would eventually leave him legally blind, McGregor became one of the first Australian Labor Members of Parliament when he was elected as a Member of the South Australian Legislative Council in 1894, serving in the Council until his resignation in May 1901 in order to accept a position as a Senator for South Australia


Thomas Playford II - Following his defeat, Playford moved to London in 1894 to act as Agent-General for South Australia before returning to South Australia in 1898 to serve in Charles Kingston's government, until he crossed the floor in 1899 over a potential erosion of the power of the Legislative Council, bringing down the Kingston government in the process


King O'Malley - In 1895 he settled in Gawler, South Australia, and in 1896 he was elected as a member for Encounter Bay in the South Australian House of Assembly as a radical democrat, opposed to the wealthy landowners who dominated colonial politics


Frederick Illingworth - Illingworth had married Jane McGregor at Adelaide, South Australia on 18 November 1896


Breaker Morant - She died in 1899 when Morant was in Adelaide, South Australia, preparing to leave for South Africa


Herbert Basedow - Basedow was elected an associate member of the Royal Society of South Australia in 1901 and a fellow in 1904


Charles Todd (astronomer) - He continued to control his department with ability, and when the colonies were federated in 1901 it was found that, in spite of its large area and sparse population, South Australia was the only one whose post and telegraphic department was carried on at a profit


Charles Todd (astronomer) - Todd continued in his duties to posts and telegraphs in South Australia, until the newly federated Commonwealth of Australia took over all such services on 1 March 1901 and Todd became a federal public servant at the age of 75


Daisy Bates (Australia) - Following her final separation from Bates in 1902, she spent most of the rest of her life in outback Western and South Australia, studying and working for the remote Aboriginal tribes, who were being decimated by the incursions of European settlement and the introduction of modern technology, western culture and exotic diseases


Jennings Carmichael - She lived for a time in South Australia and went to London , where she died in poor circumstances in 1904


Joe Darling - Before the Australian team to tour England in 1905 was selected, Darling returned to first-class cricket for South Australia


John Jenkins (Australian politician) - On 1 March 1905 he resigned to become agent-general for South Australia at London


Herbert Basedow - On his return from Europe in 1910, Basedow entered the geological department of South Australia as Assistant Government Geologist


Cedric Howell - Western Front - Born in Adelaide, South Australia, he enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force in 1916 for service in the First World War and was posted to the 46th Battalion on the Western Front


Herbert Basedow - Other expeditions included three medical relief expeditions to assess the health of Aboriginal people in South Australia - one in 1919 and two in 1920 - which Basedow led


Adam Lindsay Gordon - His wife went back to South Australia, married Peter Low, and lived until November 1919


Jim Handby - He was quickly recognised as one of the best defenders in South Australia, and in 1923 Handby made his debut at State-level football


Don Tallon - He played in only one other first-class match for the 1933–34 season, scoring 13 and taking a catch and a stumping in an eight-wicket win over South Australia


Laurie Nash - In August 1934, Nash was chosen to play for Victoria in an interstate match against South Australia at the MCG, replacing the injured Pratt


Ron Saggers - Saggers played twice for the New South Wales Colts team against Queensland Colts in 1937, before making his first-class debut against South Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground half way through the season in January 1940


Ron Saggers - Saggers went on to score 47 against South Australia, and 68 against Queensland on 1 January 1941


Nancy Tyson Burbidge - In 1943 she was appointed assistant agronomist at the Waite Agricultural Research Institute in Adelaide, where she started working on native pasture species for arid and semi-arid South Australia


Dean Brown - "'Dean Craig Brown"', AO was the Liberal Premier of South Australia between 14 December 1993 and 28 November 1996, and Deputy Premier of South Australia between 22 October 2001 and 5 March 2002 to Rob Kerin


Christine Gallus - "'Christine Ann "Chris" Gallus"' , Australian politician, was a Liberal member of the Australian House of Representatives since March 1990, representing the Division of Hawker, South Australia 1990-93 and for Hindmarsh, South Australia 1993-2004


Rod Sawford - "'Rodney Weston Sawford"' , Australian politician, was an Australian Labor Party member of the Australian House of Representatives from March 1988 to November 2007, representing the Division of Port Adelaide, South Australia


John Olsen - "'John Wayne Olsen"', AO was Premier of South Australia between 28 November 1996 and 22 October 2001


Gil Langley - Langley made his first-class cricket debut as a specialist batsman for South Australia on 14 December 1945 against New South Wales and first kept wicket in first class cricket in December 1947


Reg Sprigg - During 1946, in the Ediacara Hills, South Australia he discovered the Ediacara biota, an assemblage of some of the most ancient animal fossils known


Geoff Buckland - "'Geoffrey Frederick Buckland"' , was an Australian Labor Party member of the Australian Senate from 2000 to 2005, representing the state of South Australia


Reg Sprigg - During 1952, a daughter, Margaret and during 1954, a son, Douglas were born in South Australia


Don Dunstan - He entered politics as the Member for Norwood in 1953, became state Labor leader in 1967, and was Premier of South Australia between June 1967 and April 1968, and again between June 1970 and February 1979


Martyn Evans - "'Martyn John Evans"' , Australian politician, was an Australian Labor Party member of the Australian House of Representatives from March 1994 to October 2004, representing the Division of Bonython, South Australia


Colin Thiele - Thiele suffered from severe arthritis from 1955 and in his later years left South Australia to settle in warmer conditions near Dayboro, Queensland


Sonja Boehmer-Christiansen - In 1956, she moved to Adelaide, South Australia, where she obtained a B.A. with Honours in Geomorphology from Adelaide University while studying climatology, geology, physical geography and German literature


Patrick Secker - "'Patrick Damien Secker"' , Australian politician, has been a Liberal member of the Australian House of Representatives since October 1998, representing the Division of Barker, South Australia


Gil Langley - Langley played his last Test match against India at Eden Gardens, Kolkata in November 1956 and retired from first class cricket a month later after scoring a century for South Australia against New South Wales at the Adelaide Oval


Ronald Fisher - After retiring from the University of Cambridge in 1957, Fisher emigrated, and he spent some time as a senior research fellow at the Australian CSIRO in Adelaide, South Australia


Ian Brooker - He worked with the Soil Conservation Branch of the Department of Agriculture in South Australia from 1957 to 1963; joined the Department of Botany at the Australian National University until 1969; and spent a year with the Western Australian Herbarium


Neil Hawke - Born in Cheltenham, South Australia, Hawke quickly developed as a natural all-round sportsman who excelled in cricket, football and golf and made his senior Australian rules football debut for South Australian National Football League club Port Adelaide in August 1957


Neil Hawke - Hawke topped the WANFL's goalkicking list in 1959 with 114 goals, represented Western Australia against South Australia and gained local fame for apparently being the first footballer to perfect the drop punt over a long distance


Don Dunstan - An economic depression had begun in South Australia after the ALP government gained office in 1965; unemployment went from the lowest in the country to the second highest, while immigration levels dropped


Gil Langley - Following the 1965 election, Langley became part of the first Labor government in South Australia for 32 years and would later serve as Speaker of the House of Assembly from 1977 to 1979 before his retirement from politics in 1982


Ronnie Biggs - In 1966, Biggs took a BOAC flight to Sydney, where he lived for several months before moving to the seaside suburb of Glenine in Adelaide, South Australia


Terry Jenner - He moved to South Australia in 1967–68, playing at the more spin-friendly Adelaide Oval and became a regular member of the playing team


Reg Sprigg - During 1968, Sprigg purchased the pastoral lease of Arkaroola, a property and important uranium exploration field of 610 square kilometres in the Flinders Ranges of South Australia, and converted it into a wildlife refuge and tourist attraction


John Inverarity - He played in six Tests between 1968 and 1972 and played first class cricket for Western Australia, South Australia and Australia over a period of twenty-three years between 1962 and 1985


Trevor Chappell - Chappell debuted for South Australia in the 1972-73 season, but in 1976 he changed to Western Australia before finally settling with New South Wales in 1979


Don Dunstan - Prior to the 1975 federal and state elections, Australia, and South Australia in particular, had been hit by a series of economic problems


Greg Norman - In 1976, Norman turned pro as a tournament player, and that year earned his first victory at the West Lakes Classic at The Grange in Adelaide, South Australia


Don Dunstan - An inquiry was conducted into the branch by Justice White of the Supreme Court of South Australia, and the report was placed in Dunstan's hands on 21 December 1977


John Inverarity - When his teaching career took him to Adelaide his new team of South Australia went on to win the Shield in 1981–82


Neil Andrew - He was a Liberal member of the Australian House of Representatives from March 1983 to October 2004, representing the Division of Wakefield, South Australia


Reg Sprigg - During 1986, he was the recipient of the Royal Society of South Australia's Verco Medal; at age 17, he had been the youngest Fellow of the Society


Colin Thiele - In 1986 he returned to South Australia for a family reunion organised by Cheryal Wittwer, after which he returned to Queensland


Mark Ricciuto - From South Australia, Ricciuto began with the West Adelaide Football Club in the South Australian National Football League , making his debut at the age of 16, before being recruited by Adelaide as a zone selection prior to the 1993 season


Peter Inge - Originally from the Woodville Lacrosse Club in South Australia, Inge first represented Australia at the 1996 ILF World Under 19 Championship, where they came runner-up to the United States


Jeannie Ferris - To avoid any possibility of this, she resigned from the Senate on 12 July 1996, and was immediately re-appointed by the Parliament of South Australia to the vacancy caused by her own resignation


Barry Jarman - In 1997 he was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia "for service to sport as a cricket player, coach and international cricket referee, and to horseracing in South Australia"


Reg Sprigg - During 1998, the Geological Society of Australia, South Australia Branch initiated the biennial Sprigg Symposium "in recognition of the contributions Dr Reginald Sprigg made towards many aspects of geology in South Australia"


Sixty-three percent of South Australian children took part in organised sports in 2002-2003 add something


Linda Kirk - She was a Labor member of the Australian Senate from 2002 to 2008, representing the state of South Australia


The Pioneers won the South Conference in 2003 and the Final in 2003; this team was rated second in the top 5 teams to have ever played in the league add something


Neil Brooks - Having moved to South Australia in 2003, Brooks started "Local", which he billed as the state's leading lifestyle magazine


Wilson Tuckey - Tuckey's demise as a minister came in August 2003 when it was revealed that he had written to Patrick Conlon, who was Police Minister in South Australia, on ministerial letterhead, asking Conlon to "review" his son's conviction on a traffic charge


Private schools often refute this by saying that they receive less State Government funding than public schools and in 2004 the main private school funding came from the Australian government, not the state government add something


Sarah Hanson-Young - In 2004, Hanson-Young worked as a bank teller and from the same year until she took parliamentary office in 2008 she worked for Amnesty International as Campaign Manager for South Australia and the Northern Territory


South Australia's credit rating was upgraded to AAA by Standard & Poor's Rating Agency in September 2004 and to AAA by Moody's Rating Agency November 2004, the highest credit ratings achievable by any company or sovereign add something


In 2006, the Adelaide Crows had a membership base of 50,000, higher than any of the other 15 teams in the competition add something


The Heinz College, in Victoria Square, was established in 2006, and is the first American university to open a campus in Australia add something


Cory Bernardi - He has been a Liberal Party member of the Australian Senate since 2006, representing the state of South Australia


Cory Bernardi - Following the resignation of Robert Hill from the Senate in March 2006 to become Ambassador to the United Nations, Bernardi was chosen by the Parliament of South Australia to fill the vacancy


Sarah Hanson-Young - Hanson-Young was elected senator for South Australia at the 2007 federal election


Mary Jo Fisher - She was a Liberal member of the Australian Senate from 2007, representing the state of South Australia until her resignation on 14 August 2012


Sarah Hanson-Young - She has been a Greens member of the Australian Senate since July 2008, representing the state of South Australia


On 1 January 2009, the school leaving age was raised to 17 add something


Attendance for the 2010 event totalled 277,800 add something


Mark Ricciuto - Also representing South Australia in interstate football and Australia in the International Rules Series, Ricciuto was inducted into the Australian Football Hall of Fame in 2011, and the South Australian Football Hall of Fame in 2012


In 2012 the club entered its 25th season, with a roster of 10 senior players and 3 development squad players add something


Don Dunstan - The Electoral Commission of South Australia's 2012 redistribution includes renaming the seat of Norwood to Dunstan


Ennio Morricone - !Adelaide Festival of Arts - $Adelaide Symphony Orchestra - On March 2, 2012, Morricone conducted the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra at Elder Park, Adelaide, South Australia as part of the Adelaide Festival of Arts


ABC News, 22 August 2012 add something


In 2013, South Australia was named by Commsec Securities as the second lowest performing economy in Australia add something


Until the Western Sydney Wanderers won the 2014 Asian Champions League in their maiden attempt add something


As of 2015 the two clubs are in the top five in terms of membership numbers both around 60,000 add something


At a 2016 census the population of South Australia was 1,7 million residence add something


At the time of construction in late 2017, it was billed as the largest lithium-ion battery in the world add something


Estimated Resident Population 31 Mar 2018 add something


As at March 2018 the population of South Australia was 1,733,500 add something