List of Parliamentary Speakers in Australia and Oceania in 1984

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Parliamentary Speakers in Australia and Oceania in 1984. This article consists among others of a list of speakers of parliaments of sovereign states, Australian and U. S. external territories and French overseas territories.

Sovereign states[edit]

State Title Name Entered office
 Australia President of the Senate Senator D. McClelland 21 April 1983
 Australia Speaker of the House of Representatives Dr H. A. Jenkins 22 April 1983
 New South Wales President of the Legislative Council John Richard Johnson 7 November 1978
 New South Wales Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Lawrence Borthwick Kelly 25 May 1976
 Northern Territory Speaker of the Legislative Assembly R. M. Steele[1] 28 February 1984
 Queensland Speaker of the Legislative Assembly J. H. Warner 22 November 1983
 South Australia President of the Legislative Council Arthur Mornington Whyte 1978
 South Australia Speaker of the House of Assembly Terence Michael McRae 8 December 1982
 Tasmania President of the Legislative Council Albert James Broadby[2] 5 June 1984
 Tasmania Speaker of the House of Assembly Max Bushby 15 June 1982
 Western Australia President of the Legislative Council Clive Edward Griffiths 22 May 1977
 Western Australia Speaker of the Legislative Assembly John Joseph Harman 22 May 1983
 Fiji President of the Senate W. M. Barrett ?
 Fiji Speaker of the House of Representatives Tomasi Vakatora 1982
 Kiribati Speaker of the House of Assembly Matita Taniera 1982
 Nauru Speaker of the Parliament Reuben Kun 1981
 New Zealand Speaker of the House of Representatives Sir Basil Arthur[3] 1984
 Papua New Guinea Speaker of the National Parliament Timothy Bonga 6 November 1982
 Solomon Islands Speaker of the National Parliament Maepeza Gina 1978
 Tonga Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Ma'afu Tuku'aulahi[4] 1959
 Tuvalu Speaker of the Parliament Vasa Vave Founkuku ?
 Vanuatu Speaker of the Parliament Fred Timakata 1983
 Western Samoa Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Nonumale Nanai L. Sofara 1982

Australian external territories[edit]

Territory Title Name Entered office
 Cocos Islands Chairman of the Cocos (Keeling Islands) Council Parson bin Yapat 1983
 Norfolk Island Speaker of the Legislative Assembly David E. Buffett ?

British dependent territory[edit]

Territory Title Name Entered office
 Pitcairn Islands Island Magistrate (Island Council) Ivan Christian December 1975

French overseas territories[edit]

Territory Title Name Entered office
French Polynesia President of the Territorial Assembly Jacques Teuira 5 April 1983
New Caledonia President of the Territorial Assembly Jean-Pierre Aifa 26 April 1983
Wallis and Futuna Islands President of the Territorial Assembly Pasilio Tuhi[5] 1984

New Zealand's associated territories[edit]

Territory Title Name Entered office
 Cook Islands President of the House of Ariki Pa Tepaeru Ariki 1980
 Cook Islands Speaker of the Parliament David Hosking 1979
 Niue Speaker of the Assembly S. P. E. Tagelagi 1976

U. S. external territories[edit]

Territory Title Name Entered office
 American Samoa President of the Senate Galeai P. Poumele 1979
 American Samoa Speaker of the House of Representatives Tuanaitau F. Tuia[6] 1978
 Guam Speaker of the Legislature Carl T. C. Gutierrez ?
 Northern Mariana Islands President of the Senate Ponciano C. Rasa[7] 1984
 Northern Mariana Islands Speaker of the House of Representatives Vicente M. Sablan[8] 1984
Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands
 Marshall Islands Speaker of the Legislature Atlan Anien 1975
 Federated States of Micronesia Speaker of the Congress Bethwel Henry 1979
 Palau President of the Senate Kaleb Udui[9] 1981
 Palau Speaker of the House of Delegates Carlos H. Salii 1981

U. S. state[edit]

State Title Name Entered office
 Hawaii President of the Senate Richard S. H. Wong 1979
 Hawaii Speaker of the House of Representatives Henry H. Peters 1981

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Steele succeeded Les MacFarlane in 1984
  2. ^ Broadby succeeded Harry Braid in 1984
  3. ^ Arthur succeeded Richard Harrison in 1984
  4. ^ Tuku'aulahi left office in 1984
  5. ^ Tuhi succeeded Manuele Lisahi in 1984
  6. ^ Tuia left office in 1984
  7. ^ Rasa succeeded Olympio T. Borja in 1984
  8. ^ Sablan succeeded Benigno R. Fitial in 1984
  9. ^ Udui left office in 1984

Sources[edit]

  • The Europa World Year Book 1985