1951 in Australia

The following lists events that happened during 1951 in Australia.

1951 in Australia
MonarchyGeorge VI
Governor-GeneralWilliam McKell
Prime ministerRobert Menzies
Population8,421,775
ElectionsFederal

1951
in
Australia

Decades:
  • 1930s
  • 1940s
  • 1950s
  • 1960s
  • 1970s
See also:

Incumbents

State Premiers

State Governors

Events

Arts and literature

Sport

Births

Deaths

  • 29 January – Frank Tarrant (born 1880), cricketer[3]
  • 18 April – Daisy Bates (born 1863), journalist and social worker
  • 27 May – Thomas Blamey (born 1884), soldier
  • 13 June – Ben Chifley (born 1885), Prime Minister of Australia
  • December – Ernest Edwin Mitchell (born 1864) composer [4]

See also

References

  1. How It Began Archived 8 April 2011 at the Wayback Machine, Alice Springs School of the Air.
  2. "Seven Dead In W.A. Air Crash" The West Australian - 16 October 1951, p.1 (National Library of Australia) Retrieved 2012-08-24
  3. "Frank Tarrant". Cricinfo. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  4. "OBITUARY". The Advertiser (Adelaide). 94 (29, 076). South Australia. 19 December 1951. p. 11. Retrieved 23 October 2017 via National Library of Australia.
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