Appendix 1

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Appendix 1 Governors-General



Term of office

  Hope, Rt Hon. John Adrian Louis, 7th Earl of Hopetoun, KT, GCMG, GCVO, PC (afterwards 1st Marquis of Linlithgow) 1.1.1901 to 9.1.1903
  Tennyson, Rt Hon. Hallam, 2nd Baron Tennyson, GCMG, PC 9.1.1903 to 21.1.1904
  Northcote, Rt Hon. Henry Stafford, 1st Baron Northcote, GCMG, GCIE, CB, PC 21.1.1904 to 9.9.1908
  Ward, Rt Hon. William Humble, 2nd Earl of Dudley, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, PC 9.9.1908 to 31.7.1911
  Denman, Rt Hon. Thomas, 3rd Baron Denman, GCMG, KCVO, PC 31.7.1911 to 18.5.1914
  Munro-Ferguson, Rt Hon. Sir Ronald Craufurd, GCMG, PC (afterwards 1st Viscount Novar) 18.5.1914 to 6.10.1920
  Forster, Rt Hon. Henry William, 1st Baron Forster, GCMG, PC 6.10.1920 to 8.10.1925
  Baird, Rt Hon. John Lawrence, 1st Baron Stonehaven, GCMG, PC, DSO (afterwards 1st Viscount Stonehaven) 8.10.1925 to 22.1.1931
  Isaacs, Rt Hon. Sir Isaac Alfred, GCB, GCMG, KC 22.1.1931 to 23.1.1936
  Hore-Ruthven, Brigadier General the Rt Hon. Alexander Gore Arkwright, 1st Baron Gowrie, VC, GCMG, CB, PC, DSO (afterwards 1st Earl of Gowrie) 23.1.1936 to 30.1.1945
  Henry, Duke of Gloucester, HRH Prince William Frederick Albert, Earl of Ulster and Baron Culloden, KG, KT, KP, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, PC 30.1.1945 to 11.3.1947
  McKell, Rt Hon. Sir William John, GCMG, QC 11.3.1947 to 8.5.1953
  Slim, Field Marshal Sir William Joseph, KG, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, GBE, DSO, MC (afterwards 1st Viscount Slim) 8.5.1953 to 2.2.1960
  Morrison, Rt Hon. William Shepherd, 1st Viscount Dunrossil, GCMG, PC, MC, QC 2.2.1960 to 3.2.1961
  Sidney, Rt Hon. William Philip, 1st Viscount De L’Isle, VC, GCMG, GCVO, PC 3.8.1961 to 22.9.1965
  Casey, Rt Hon. Richard Gardiner, Baron Casey, KG, GCMG, CH, PC, DSO, MC 22.9.1965 to 30.4.1969
  Hasluck, Rt Hon. Sir Paul Meernaa Caedwalla, KG, GCMG, GCVO 30.4.1969 to 11.7.1974
  Kerr, Rt Hon. Sir John Robert, AK, GCMG, GCVO, QC 11.7.1974 to 8.12.1977
  Cowen, Rt Hon. Sir Zelman, AK, GCMG, GCVO, QC 8.12.1977 to 29.7.1982
  Stephen, Rt Hon. Sir Ninian Martin, KG, AK, GCMG, GCVO, KBE 29.7.1982 to 16.2.1989
  Hayden, Hon. William George, AC 16.2.1989 to 16.2.1996
  Deane, Hon. Sir William Patrick, AC, KBE, QC 16.2.1996 to 29.6.2001
  Hollingworth, Rt Reverend Dr Peter John, AC, OBE 29.6.2001 to 29.5.2003
  Jeffery, Major General Philip Michael, AC, CVO, MC (Retd) 11.8.2003 to 5.9.2008
  Bryce, Ms Quentin AC 5.9.2008 -

Compiled in association with the Parliamentary Library and Government House.


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