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1913 in Australia
Monarch George V
Governor-General Thomas Denman, 3rd Baron Denman
Prime Minister Andrew Fisher, then Joseph Cook
Population 4820172
Elections Federal, New South Wales, Elections in Tasmania

See also: 1912 in Australia, other events of 1913, 1914 in Australia and the Timeline of Australian history.




State premiers

State governors


  • Royal Commission appointed to inquire into certain charges against Mr. Henry Chinn; Chinn was supervising engineer for the transcontinental railway in Western Australia.
  • Royal Commission on Northern Territory railways and ports
  • Royal Commission on powellised timber
  • Golden Fleece Company established by HC Sleigh; acquired by Caltex in 1981
  • The Workers' Educational Association founded; it is Australia's largest non-government adult community education organisation.
  • From 1859 until 1913, a squadron of the Royal Navy was maintained in Australian waters.
  • Norfolk Island Act 1913 meant that Norfolk Island became an Australia Territory under the authority of the Australian Commonwealth.

Science and technology




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