1947 in Australia

The following lists events that happened during 1947 in Australia.

1947 in Australia
MonarchGeorge VI
Governor-GeneralPrince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, then William McKell
Prime ministerBen Chifley
Population7,579,358
ElectionsVIC, NSW, QLD, WA, SA

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1947
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  1. ^ "Sydney's Hail Storm". The Border Watch. Mount Gambier, SA: National Library of Australia. 4 January 1947. p. 7. Retrieved 15 March 2012.
  2. ^ "MR. J. McGIRR NEW PREMIER". The Sydney Morning Herald. National Library of Australia. 6 February 1947. p. 1. Retrieved 14 March 2012.
  3. ^ "Mr. Wise Resigns". Geraldton Guardian and Express. WA: National Library of Australia. 1 April 1947. p. 5. Retrieved 14 March 2012.
  4. ^ "LOSS OF 2 SEATS IN Q' LAND". The Mail. Adelaide: National Library of Australia. 3 May 1947. p. 1. Retrieved 14 March 2012.
  5. ^ "QANTAS AIRWAYS TAKEN OVER". The Canberra Times. ACT: National Library of Australia. 3 July 1947. p. 6. Retrieved 11 March 2012.
  6. ^ "SUPPLY REFUSED TO VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT". The Canberra Times. National Library of Australia. 2 October 1947. p. 1. Retrieved 11 March 2012.
  7. ^ "'I HAVE BEEN DEFEATED'—CAIN LABOR LANDSLIDE IN VICTORIAN ELECTION". The Sunday Times. Perth: National Library of Australia. 9 November 1947. p. 1. Retrieved 11 March 2012.
  8. ^ "DEVELOPMENTS IN TASMANIAN POLITICS". The Canberra Times. ACT: National Library of Australia. 19 December 1947. p. 4. Retrieved 14 March 2012.
  9. ^ "ARCHIBALD PRIZE TO VICTORIA". The Argus. Melbourne: National Library of Australia. 18 January 1947. p. 4. Retrieved 14 March 2012.
  10. ^ "Most Goals in a Game"
  11. ^ "HIRAJI WINS MELBOURNE CUP". The Advocate. Burnie, Tas.: National Library of Australia. 6 November 1947. p. 3. Retrieved 14 March 2012.
  12. ^ "MORNA YACHT VICTORY". The Barrier Miner. Broken Hill, NSW: National Library of Australia. 31 December 1947. p. 1. Retrieved 14 March 2012.
  13. ^ "PLACEGETTERS FINISHING". The Mercury. Hobart, Tas.: National Library of Australia. 4 November 1947. p. 17. Retrieved 14 March 2012.
  14. ^ "Lorraine Landon OAM: Admin – Basketball". Sports Australia Hall of Fame. Retrieved 18 January 2021.