Walch's Tasmanian almanac for

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N 919.46 WAL
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Hobart, Tas. : J. Walch & Sons, 1870-[1971]
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(1954)
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Contents

WALCH'S TASMANIAN ALMANAC 1
Advertising 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6
Walch's Tasmanian Almanac for 1954 . 7
PREFACE 9
POSTAGE 9
Obituary. 1953 10
ADDENDUM 10
INDEX 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17
THE TASMANIAN ARMS 18
THE TASMANIAN FLAG 18
HISTORICAL NOTES ON TASMANIA 19
THE EARLY EXPLORERS (1642-1803) 19 , 20 , 21
OCCUPATION AND PERIOD OF DEPENDENCE ON NEW SOUTH WALES, 1803-1825 22 , 23 , 24 , 25
FROM THE GRANTING OF CONSTITUTIONAL INDEPENDENCE UNTIL THE FORMATION OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT* 1825-1826 25 , 26
THE YEARS FOLLOWING THE GRANTING OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT 26
HOBART SIGNALS. 28
WEATHER SIGNALS. 28
DISPLAYED IN ALL THE AUSTRALIAN CAPITALS 28
EXPLANATION OF HOBART SIGNALS Hoisted at Battery Signal Station Flagstaff 29
CALENDAR for 1955 29
JANUARY, 1954 30
FEBRUARY, 1954 31
MARCH, 1954 32
APRIL, 1954 33
MAY, 1954 34
JUNE, 1954 35
JULY, 1954 36
AUGUST, 1954 37
SEPTEMBER, 1954 38
OCTOBER, 1954 39
NOVEMBER, 1954 40
DECEMBER, 1954 41
DATES TO REMEMBER 42
GAME AND FISHING SEASONS 42 , 43
HOLIDAYS AND ANNIVERSARIES 43
SOVEREIGNS AND HEADS OF GOVERNMENTS 44
FIXED AND MOVABLE FESTIVALS, ETC. 44
GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND REIGNING SOVEREIGN AND FAMILY 45
ANNUITIES TO THE ROYAL FAMILY 45
SOVEREIGNS OF ENGLAND SINCE THE CONQUEST 45
NUMERICAL SUMMARY OF THE MEMBERS OF BOTH HOUSES OF THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT 46
BRITISH GOVERNMENT 46 , 47
AGENTS GENERAL FOR AUSTRALIAN STATES AND NEW ZEALAND (IN LONDON) 47
LIST OF BRITISH COLONIES, WITH NAMES OF GOVERNORS, Etc. 48 , 49
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA 50
SUCCESSION OF GOVERNORS-GENERAL 50
AUSTRALIAN SEASONS 50
COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENI 51
TASMANIAN MEMBERS AND THEIR OFFICIAL RECORD 52 , 53
COMMONWEALTH DEPARTMENTS IN TASMANIA. 53 , 54 , 55 , 56
SUCCESSION OF AGENTS-GENERAL FOR TASMANIA 56
CONSULS AND CONSULAR AGENTS IN TASMANIA 56
GOVERNMENT OF TASMANIA SUCCESSION OF GOVERNORS AND LIEUTENANTGOVERNORS OF TASMANIA 57 , 58
PARLIAMENT OF TASMANIA 59
THE MINISTRY 60
POLITICAL AND OFFICIAL RECORD 60 , 61
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY 61 , 62 , 63 , 64
OFFICERS OF THE PARLIAMENT 64
PARLIAMENTARY STANDING COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS 64
PARLIAMENTS OF OTHER AUSTRALIAN STATES 64
ELECTORAL DISTRICTS LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL 65
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY 65
No. on Roll May, 1950, 161,650 GENERAL ELECTION OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY 65
PARLIAMENTARY QUALIFICATIONS 66
ELECTION PETITIONS 66
PARLIAMENTS SINCE OF RESPONSIBLE 66 , 67 , 68 , 69
SUCCESSIVE PRESIDENTS OF LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL SINCE 1856 69 , 70
MINISTERS SINCE THE INTRODUCTION OF RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT 70 , 71 , 72 , 73 , 74 , 75
ECCLESIASTICAL 75 , 76 , 77 , 78 , 79 , 80 , 81 , 82 , 83 , 84
CORONERS 84 , 85
MAGISTRACY A LIST OF JUSTICES OF THE PEACE FOR THE STATE OF TASMANIA AND ITS DEPENDENCIES 86 , 87 , 88
JUSTICES OF THE PEACE APPOINTED UNDER "THE DISTRICT JUSTICES ACT, 1907, 7 EDWARD VII No. 36.” 89 , 90 , 91 , 92 , 93 , 94 , 95 , 96 , 97 , 98 , 99 , 100 , 101 , 102 , 103 , 104 , 105 , 106 , 107 , 108 , 109 , 110
JUSTICES OF THE PEACE FOR NEW SOUTH WALES RESIDENT IN TASMANIA. 111
LAW 112
SUCCESSION OF CHIEF JUSTICES OF TASMANIA 113
SUCCESSION OF PUISNE JUDGES OF TASMANIA 113
THE SUPREME COURT OF TASMANIA 113
SUPREME COURT SITTINGS SUPREME COURT SITTINGS FOR 1954 114 , 115 , 116 , 117
LOCAL COURTS 117
JURISDICTION 117 , 118
COURTS OF REQUESTS 118 , 119
COURTS OF GENERAL SESSIONS 119 , 120 , 121
REGISTRATION OF DEEDS, JUDGMENTS, &c. 121
REGISTRATION OF COMPANIES 121 , 122
REGISTRATION OF FIRMS 122
JURORS AND JURIES 122 , 123
WITNESSES’ EXPENSES 123 , 124
TITLES TO LANDS 124 , 125 , 126
LICENSING COURTS 126
BANKRUPTCY 126 , 127
NOTARIES PUBLIC 127
EXAMINERS UNDER LEGAL PRACTITIONERS ACT 127
CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION AS LEGAL PRACTITIONERS 127 , 128
BARRISTERS, SOLICITORS, ATTORNEYS & PROCTORS 128 , 129 , 130 , 131 , 132
DISTRIBUTION OF STATE DEPARTMENTS 132 , 133
STATE GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS 133 , 134 , 135 , 136 , 137 , 138 , 139 , 140 , 141 , 142 , 143 , 144 , 145 , 146 , 147 , 148 , 149
SCENIC RESERVES AND NATIONAL PARKS 149 , 150 , 151 , 152 , 153 , 154
TELEGRAPHIC INFORMATION 154 , 155 , 156 , 157 , 158 , 159
<;pp<~TAT RATES OF POSTAGE SPECIAL DEFENCE FORCES RATES OF POSTAGE 159
INLAND POST 160
EMPIRE AND FOREIGN POSTAGE 160 , 161 , 162
PARCELS POST (Maximum Weight, 11lb.) 162 , 163
INSURANCE OF PARCELS 163
DELIVERIES 163 , 164
GENERAL REGULATIONS 164 , 165
PERMIT MAIL 165
REGISTRATION WITH COMPENSATION 165
EXPRESS MESSENGER SERVICE 165
CASH ON DELIVERY 165
POSTAL NOTES 165 , 166
POST OFFICE MONEY ORDERS 166
MAILS BETWEEN TASMANIA AND MAINLAND STATES 167
AIR MAILS. 167
OVERSEAS AIR MAIL SERVICES 167
TRANSPORT COMMISSION 167 , 168 , 169 , 170 , 171
RAILWAY ANNIVERSARIES 171
TRANSPORT COMMISSION 172 , 173 , 174
STANLEY-TROWUTTA BRANCH LINE 175
IRISHTOWN-SMITHTON BRANCH LINE 175
ZEEHAN-STRAHAN LINE 175
THE EMU BAY RAILWAY CO. LTD. 175
INTRASTATE TRANSPORT AND RAILWAY TIME-TABLES 175
LARGEST DAMS IN THE WORLD 175
RAINFALL IN TASMANIA from Oct. 1, 1952, to Sept. 30, 1953, showing total Fall each month, and Number of Days on which tain fell. 176 , 177
STATISTICS 178 , 179 , 180 , 181 , 182 , 183 , 184 , 185 , 186 , 187
COMMONWEALTH FINANCE REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE 188
TOTAL TAXATION* 188
TABLE TO CALCULATE WAGES AND PAYMENTS 188
COMMONWEALTH LETTERS PATENT 189 , 190 , 191 , 192
AMUSEMENTS DUTIES ACT, 1916 192
DEATH DUTIES 193 , 194
LAND TAX 194
STAMP DUTIES 195 , 196 , 197
PATRIOTIC SOCIETIES 197 , 198
FISHERIES 198 , 199 , 200 , 201 , 202
GAME LAWS, SHOOTING AND FISHING SEASONS, &c. 202 , 203 , 204
DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR AND INDUSTRY 204
SHOPS 205
LADIES’ HAIRDRESSERS 205
TRUTH IN DESCRIPTION 206
WORKERS’ COMPENSATION 206
FACTORIES 206 , 207
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES 207
MACHINERY 207
WORKERS’ (OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES) RELIEF ACT 208
THE FRUIT INDUSTRY 208 , 209
DESTRUCTION OF NOXIOUS WEEDS 209 , 210
“THE STOCK ACT, 1912” 210
DESTRUCTION OF RABBITS 210
TASMANIAN PUBLIC SERVICE ASSOCIATION 210
HYDRO-METRIC SURVEY OF TASMANIA 210
AUSTRALIAN MILITARY FORCES 210 , 211 , 212 , 213
LICENCES 214 , 215
ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA 215 , 216
TASMANIAN MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY 216 , 217
BOTANICAL GARDENS 217
QUEEN VICTORIA MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY, LAUNCESTON 217
AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE 217 , 218 , 219 , 220
ACCOUNTANCY, AUDITING AND SECRETARIAL INSTITUTES 220
SOCIETIES 220 , 221
THEATRES. THEATRICAL AND MUSICAL SOCIETIES HOBART 221 , 222 , 223
MARINE BOARDS 223 , 224 , 225 , 226 , 227 , 228 , 229 , 230
LIGHTHOUSES 230
BANKS 231 , 232
INLAND RATES OF EXCHANGE 233
BANK HOLIDAYS 233 , 234
TRUSTEE AND FINANCE COMPANIES 234
BUILDING SOCIETIES 234
INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS 234
PUBLIC HEALTH 235
MEDICAL 236
BRITISH MEDICAL ASSOCIATION 236
LEGALLY QUALIFIED MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS RESIDENT IN TASMANIA 236 , 237 , 238 , 239 , 240
COLLEGE OF SURGEONS 240
ROYAL HOBART HOSPITAL 240 , 241
LAUNCESTON GENERAL HOSPITAL 241 , 242
ESKLEIGH MEMORIAL HOME, PERTH 242 , 243 , 244
NURSING AND CHILD WELFARE 244 , 245
TASMANIAN VETERANS’ TRUST 245
RELIGIOUS, BENEVOLENT AND CHARITABLE ORGANISATIONS 245 , 246 , 247
SOCIAL SERVICES CONSOLIDATION ACT 247 , 248 , 249
REGISTERED OPTICIANS 249
CERTIFIED OPTICIANS 249
LICENSED OPTICIANS 250
PHARMACEUTICAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA 250
PHARMACY BOARD OF TASMANIA 250
LEGALLY QUALIFIED CHEMISTS 250 , 251
AUSTRALIAN LABOUR PARTY 252
THE LIBERAL PARTY OF AUSTRALIA 252 , 253
THE UNIVERSITY OF TASMANIA CONSTITUTION AND ADMINISTRATION 253 , 254 , 255 , 256 , 257 , 258 , 259
EDUCATION DEPARTMENT 259 , 260
STATE SCHOOLS IN OPERATION 260
SCHOOL TERMS AND VACATIONS, 1954 261
TECHNICAL EDUCATION 261
HOBART TECHNICAL COLLEGE 261 , 262
LAUNCESTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE 262
ZEEHAN SCHOOL OF MINES, METALLURGY AND INDUSTRY 262
MOUNT LYELL SCHOOL OF MINES AND INDUSTRIES, QUEENSTOWN 262
ROSEBERY TECHNICAL SCHOOL 263
BURNIE TECHNICAL CLASSES 263
DEVONPORT TECHNICAL CLASSES 263
ULVERSTONE TECHNICAL CLASSES 263
SMITHTON TECHNICAL CLASSES 264
SCHOOL OF INTENSIVE TRAINING 264
ADULT EDUCATION 264
INDUSTRIAL TRAINING DIVISION OF THE COMMONWEALTH RECONSTRUCTION TRAINING SCHEME 264
REFORMATORY 264 , 265
TASMANIAN STATE SCHOOLTEACHERS’ FEDERATION 265
SECONDARY SCHOOLS 265
KINDERGARTEN UNION OF TASMANIA 265 , 266
OLD SCHOLARS’ ASSOCIATIONS 266 , 267
EDUCATIONAL SOCIETIES 267 , 268 , 269
FIRE BRIGADE BOARDS 269 , 270 , 271
INSURANCE COMPANIES, HOBART 271 , 272
INSURANCE COMPANIES, LAUNCESTON 272 , 273 , 274
MASONIC 274 , 275 , 276 , 277
FRIENDLY SOCIETIES 277 , 278 , 279 , 280 , 281
SCIENTIFIC AND COMMERCIAL ORGANISATIONS 282 , 283
SPORTING ASSOCIATIONS, CLUBS AND SOCIETIES 283 , 284 , 285 , 286 , 287 , 288 , 289
AGRICULTURAL, HORTICULTURAL AND PASTORAL SOCIETIES 289 , 290
THE TASMANIAN FARMERS’ FEDERATION 290 , 291
AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTING COMMISSION 291
LEAP YEAR 291
CLUBS 292 , 293
PROGRESS ASSOCIATIONS 293 , 294
TRADE UNIONS 294 , 295 , 296
LIST OF TOWNS, POST OFFICES AND TELEGRAPH STATIONS IN TASMANIA 297 , 298 , 299 , 300 , 301 , 302 , 303 , 304 , 305 , 306
ELECTROLYTIC ZINC COMPANY OF AUSTRALASIA LIMITED 307
AUSTRALIAN MINES AND METALS ASSOCIATION (Incorporated) 307
RISDON FERRY 307
THE CITY OF HOBART 308 , 309 , 310 , 311 , 312
PLACES OF DIVINE WORSHIP IN AND NEAR HOBART 312 , 313
CARRIERS’ CHARGES 313
EUROPEAN AND AUSTRALIAN TIME. 313
STANDARD TIME IN TASMANIA. 313
THE CITY OF LAUNCESTON 314 , 315 , 316
PUBLIC DEPARTMENTS. NOT MUNICIPAL, LAUNCESTON 316
PLACES OF DIVINE WORSHIP IN AND NEAR LAUNCESTON 316 , 317
COUNTRY WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION IN TASMANIA 317
VARIOUS TABLES 318
LOCAL GOVERNMENT 319
MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATION OF TASMANIA 320
MUNICIPALITIES 321
BEACONSFIELD MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON 321 , 322 , 323
BOTHWELL MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF MONMOUTH, CUMBERLAND AND WESTMORLAND 323 , 324
BRIGHTON MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH 324 , 325
BRUNY MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM 325 , 326
BURNIE MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF WELLINGTON AND DEVON 326 , 327 , 328
CAMPBELL TOWN MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF SOMERSET AND GLAMORGAN 328 , 329
CIRCULAR HEAD MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF WELLINGTON AND RUSSELL 329 , 330 , 331
CLARENCE MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH 331 , 332
DELORAINE MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF DEVON, WESTMORLAND AND LINCOLN 332 , 333 , 334
DEVONPORT MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON 334 , 335 , 336
ESPERANCE MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF ARTHUR KENT AND BUCKINGHAM 336 , 337
EVANDALE MUNICIPALITY 338
FINGAL MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL AND GLAMORGAN 339 , 340 , 341
FLINDERS MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF FLINDERS 341 , 342
GEORGE TOWN MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF DORSET 342 , 343
GLAMORGAN MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF GLAMORGAN 343 , 344 , 345
GLENORCHY MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM 345 , 346
GORMANSTON MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF MONTAGU, FRANKLIN AND LINCOLN 346 , 347
GREEN PONDS MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH 347 , 348
HAMILTON MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF MONMOUTH. CUMBERLAND, LINCOLN, ARTHUR, FRANKLIN AND BUCKINGHAM 348 , 349
HUON MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF KENT AND BUCKINGHAM 350 , 351
KENTISH MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF DEVON AND LINCOLN 351 , 352
KINGBOROUGH MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM 353 , 354
KING ISLAND MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF WELLINGTON 354 , 355
LATROBE MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON 355 , 356 , 357
LILYDALE MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF DORSET 357 , 358
LONGFORD MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF WESTMORLAND, SOMERSET AND CORNWALL 358 , 359 , 360
NEW NORFOLK MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF BUCKINGHAM AND MONMOUTH 360 , 361 , 362
OATLANDS MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF MONMOUTH, SOMERSET AND PEMBROKE 362 , 363 , 364
PENGUIN MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON 364 , 365
PORT CYGNET MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM 365 , 366
PORTLAND MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL AND DORSET 367 , 368
QUEENSTOWN MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF MONTAGU 368 , 369 , 370 , 371
RICHMOND MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF MONMOUTH AND PEMBROKE 371 , 372
RINGAROOMA MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF DORSET 373 , 374
ROSS MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF SOMERSET AND GLAMORGAN 374 , 375
SCOTTSDALE MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF DORSET 375 , 376
SORELL MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE 376 , 377
SPRING BAY MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE 378
ST. LEONARDS MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF CORNWALL AND DORSET 379
STRAHAN MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF MONTAGU, FRANKLIN, MONTGOMERY. AND ARTHUR 379 , 380
TASMAN MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF PEMBROKE 380 , 381
ULVERSTONE MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON 381 , 382 , 383
WARATAH MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF RUSSELL 383 , 384
WESTBURY MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF WESTMORLAND AND DEVON 384 , 385
WYNYARD MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTY OF WELLINGTON 386 , 387
ZEEHAN MUNICIPALITY IN THE COUNTIES OF RUSSELL, MONTAGU AND LINCOLN 387 , 388 , 389
APPROXIMATE TABLE OF MEAN TEMPERATURE AT SEVERAL PLACES SITUATED WITHIN A FEW DEGREES OF A SIMILAR LATITUDE. 390
PARISHES SHOWING THE COUNTIES IN WHICH THEY ARE SITUATED 391 , 392
TABLE OF DISTANCES ALONG THE MAIN ROAD BETWEEN HOBART AND LAUNCESTON 392
TABLE OF DISTANCES AND PRINCIPAL MOTOR ROUTES 392 , 393
CHIEF MOUNTAINS AND HEIGHTS IN TASMANIA 394 , 395
PRINCIPAL ISLANDS OF TASMANIA 395 , 396
TEMPERANCE ASSOCIATIONS 396
NEWSPAPERS PUBLISHED IN TASMANIA 396
Advertising 397 , 398 , 399 , 400 , 401 , 402 , 403 , 404 , 405 , 406 , 407 , 408 , 409 , 410 , 411 , 412 , 413 , 414 , 415 , 416 , 417 , 418 , 419 , 420

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