1930 in Australia
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|1930 in Australia|
|Governor-General||John Baird, Baronet Stonehaven|
|Prime minister||James Scullin|
|Elections||SA, WA, NSW|
- Monarch – King George V
- Governor-General – John Baird, Baronet of Stonehaven
- Prime Minister of Australia
- Premier of New South Wales – Thomas Bavin (until 4 November), then Jack Lang
- Premier of Queensland – Arthur Edward Moore
- Premier of South Australia – Richard Layton Butler (until 17 April), then Lionel Hill
- Premier of Tasmania – John McPhee
- Premier of Victoria – Edmond Hogan
- Premier of Western Australia – Philip Collier (until 24 April), then Sir James Mitchell
- Governor of New South Wales – Sir Dudley de Chair
- Governor of Queensland – Sir John Goodwin
- Governor of South Australia – Sir Alexander Hore-Ruthven
- Governor of Tasmania – Sir James O'Grady
- Governor of Victoria – Arthur Somers-Cocks, 6th Baron Somers
- Governor of Western Australia – Sir William Campion
Arts and literature
Main article: 1930 in Australian literature
- 6 January – Don Bradman scores a record 452 not out in one cricket innings.
- 25 January – Harry Hopman and Jack Crawford win the Australian Doubles Championship at Kooyong, Victoria.
- 4 October - The 1930 NSWRFL season culminates in Western Suburbs' victory over St. George in the premiership final
- 4 November – Phar Lap wins the Melbourne Cup.
- The Australia national rugby league team completed the 1929–30 Kangaroo tour of Great Britain.
- 26 February – Lionel Cox, track cyclist (died 2010)
- 29 March – John Marshall, freestyle swimmer (died 1957)
- 30 March – Rolf Harris, entertainer
- 16 May – Brian Davies, rugby league footballer of the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s
- 26 September – Brian Oliver, long and triple jumper
- 18 January – Thorburn Robertson (born 1884), physiologist and biochemist
- 19 March – Sir Henry Lefroy (born 1854), Premier of Western Australia (1917–1919)
- 22 April – John Peter Russell (born 1858), Impressionist artist
- 21 May – Robert Cook (born 1867), politician
- 27 May – William Jethro Brown (born 1868), jurist and professor of law
- 20 August – Charles Bannerman (born 1851), cricketer
- 6 September – Archibald Strong (born 1876), poet
- 11 September – William Carpenter (born 1863), politician
- 1 October – Albert Henry Fullwood (born 1863), artist
- 1 October – Sir James Whiteside McCay (born 1864), Australian Army soldier
- 30 October – John Creed (born 1842), doctor and politician
- 13 November – Thomas Bulch (born 1862), musician and composer
- 14 November – Sandy Pearce (born 1883), rugby league player
- Addresses at Brisbane's Shrine of Remembrance, The Advertiser, 13 November 1930.
- Brilliant Bradman—World's Batting Record—Compiles 452 Runs Not Out, The Canberra Times, 7 January 1930.