Treasurer of South Australia

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Treasurer of South Australia
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Incumbent
Rob Lucas

since 19 March 2018
Department of Treasury and Finance
StyleThe Honourable
Member ofGovernment of South Australia
Reports toParliament of South Australia
AppointerGovernor of South Australia
Term lengthAt the Governor's pleasure
Formation24 October 1856 (1856-10-24)
First holderRobert Torrens

The Treasurer of South Australia is the Cabinet minister in the Government of South Australia who is responsible for the financial management of that state's budget sector.

The current Treasurer since 2018 is The Hon. Rob Lucas MLC, a member of the Liberal Party of Australia (SA).

List of South Australian Treasurers[edit]

The following is a list of Treasurers of South Australia, from 1839 to present. As self-government and the Parliament of South Australia began in 1857, no official parliament record was kept and no definite evidence of the official holder of the office could be found prior to that year.[1][2][3]

Before self-government[edit]

Treasurer Start of term End of term
Osmond Gilles c. 1836
John Alexander Jackson 1 Oct 1839 16 Oct 1841
Robert Gouger 1841 1844
James William MacDonald 1844 1845
Charles Sturt[citation needed] 1845 1847
Boyle Travers Finniss 28 April 1847 May 1849[4]
William Maturin May 1849[4] 1849[citation needed]
Boyle Travers Finniss 1849[citation needed]
Robert Richard Torrens 1852

With self-government[edit]

Ordinal Name Party affiliation Term start Term end Time in office
1 Robert Torrens 24 October 1856 (1856-10-24) 21 August 1857 (1857-08-21)
2 John Hart 21 Aug 1857 1 Sep 1857
3 John Bristow Hughes 1 Sep 1857 30 Sep 1857
John Hart 30 Sep 1857 12 Jun 1858
4 B. T. Finniss 12 Jun 1858 9 May 1860
5 Thomas Reynolds 9 May 1860 8 Oct 1861
6 Arthur Blyth 8 Oct 1861 17 Oct 1861
Thomas Reynolds 17 Oct 1861 19 Feb 1862
Arthur Blyth 19 Feb 1862 4 Jul 1863
7 Lavington Glyde 4 Jul 1863 15 Jul 1863
John Hart 15 Jul 1863 22 Mar 1865
Thomas Reynolds 22 Mar 1865 20 Sep 1865
Arthur Blyth 20 Sep 1865 23 Oct 1865
8 Walter Duffield 23 Oct 1865 3 May 1867
Thomas Reynolds 3 May 1867 24 Sep 1868
9 Neville Blyth 24 Sep 1868 13 Oct 1868
Thomas Reynolds 13 Oct 1868 3 Nov 1868
10 Henry Kent Hughes 3 Nov 1868 12 May 1870
11 Edward Hamilton 12 May 1870 30 May 1870
John Hart 30 May 1870 10 Nov 1871
Arthur Blyth 10 Nov 1871 22 Jan 1872
Henry Kent Hughes 22 Jan 1872 4 Mar 1872
12 John Henry Barrow 4 Mar 1872 22 Jul 1873
Lavington Glyde 22 Jul 1873 25 May 1875
13 George Charles Hawker 25 May 1875 3 Jun 1875
14 John Colton 3 Jun 1875 25 Mar 1876
Arthur Blyth 25 Mar 1876 6 Jun 1876
15 Robert Dalrymple Ross 6 Jun 1876 26 Oct 1877
16 James Boucaut 26 Oct 1877 27 Sep 1878
17 Charles Mann 27 Sep 1878 10 Mar 1881
18 George Fowler 10 Mar 1881 10 May 1881
William Benjamin Rounsevell 10 May 1881 24 Jun 1881
Lavington Glyde 24 Jun 1881 23 Apr 1884
19 John Cox Bray 23 Apr 1884 16 Jun 1884
William Benjamin Rounsevell 16 Jun 1884 16 Jun 1885
20 Simpson Newland 16 Jun 1885 8 Jun 1886
John Cox Bray 8 Jun 1886 11 Jun 1887
21 Thomas Playford II 11 Jun 1887 27 Jun 1889
22 Frederick Holder 27 Jun 1889 19 Aug 1890
Thomas Playford II 19 Aug 1890 6 Jan 1892
23 William Benjamin Rounsevell 6 Jan 1892 21 Jun 1892
Frederick Holder 21 Jun 1892 15 Oct 1892
William Benjamin Rounsevell 15 Oct 1892 12 May 1893
24 John Downer 12 May 1893 16 Jun 1893
Thomas Playford II 16 Jun 1893 17 Apr 1894
Frederick Holder liberalism 17 Apr 1894 1 Dec 1899
25 Vaiben Louis Solomon conservatism 1 Dec 1899 8 Dec 1899
Frederick Holder liberalism 8 Dec 1899 15 May 1901
26 Richard Butler conservatism 15 May 1901 26 Jul 1905
27 Archibald Peake liberalism/Liberal and Democratic Union 26 Jul 1905 22 Dec 1909
Richard Butler conservatism 22 Dec 1909 3 Jun 1910
28 Crawford Vaughan United Labor Party 3 Jun 1910 17 Feb 1912
Archibald Peake Liberal Union 17 Feb 1912 3 Apr 1915
Crawford Vaughan United Labor Party/
National Party
3 Apr 1915 14 Jul 1917
Richard Butler Liberal Union 14 Jul 1917 7 May 1919
Archibald Peake Liberal Union 15 May 1919 6 Apr 1920
29 George Ritchie Liberal Union 8 Apr 1920 3 Nov 1922
30 William Hague Liberal Union/
Liberal Federation
3 Nov 1922 16 Apr 1924
31 John Gunn Labor SA 16 Apr 1924 28 Aug 1926
32 Lionel Hill Labor SA 28 Aug 1926 8 Apr 1927
33 Richard Layton Butler Liberal Federation 8 Apr 1927 17 Apr 1930
Lionel Hill Labor SA/
Parliamentary Labor Party
17 Apr 1930 13 Feb 1933
34 Robert Richards Parliamentary Labor Party 13 Feb 1933 18 Apr 1933
Richard Layton Butler Liberal and Country League 18 Apr 1933 5 Nov 1938
35 Thomas Playford IV Liberal and Country League 5 Nov 1938 10 Mar 1965
36 Frank Walsh Labor SA 10 Mar 1965 1 Jun 1967
37 Don Dunstan Labor SA 1 Jun 1967 16 Apr 1968
38 Glen Pearson Liberal and Country League 17 Apr 1968 2 Mar 1970
39 Steele Hall Liberal and Country League 2 Mar 1970 2 Jun 1970
Don Dunstan Labor SA 2 Jun 1970 15 Feb 1979
40 Des Corcoran Labor SA 15 Feb 1979 18 Sep 1979
41 David Tonkin Liberals SA 18 Sep 1979 10 Nov 1982
42 John Bannon Labor SA 10 Nov 1982 4 Sep 1992
43 Frank Blevins Labor SA 4 Sep 1992 14 Dec 1993
44 Stephen Baker Liberals SA 14 Dec 1993 10 Oct 1997
45 Rob Lucas Liberals SA 20 Oct 1997 5 Mar 2002
46 Kevin Foley Labor SA 6 Mar 2002 8 Feb 2011
47 Jack Snelling Labor SA 8 Feb 2011 21 Jan 2013
48 Jay Weatherill Labor SA 21 Jan 2013 26 Mar 2014
49 Tom Koutsantonis Labor SA 26 Mar 2014 19 Mar 2018
Rob Lucas Liberals SA 19 March 2018 (2018-03-19) present 1 year, 55 days

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Record of the Legislature 1836 - 2007: SA Parliament
  2. ^ Penny, B. R. "Jackson, John Alexander (1809–1885)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. Canberra: Australian National University. Retrieved 2 January 2014.
  3. ^ Mennell, Philip (1892). "Macdonald, James William" . The Dictionary of Australasian Biography. London: Hutchinson & Co – via Wikisource.
  4. ^ a b "Local Intelligence". South Australian Register. XIII, (940). South Australia. 16 May 1849. p. 2. Retrieved 1 December 2016 – via National Library of Australia.

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