Location: Hobart, Tasmania
The 1895 Premiers Conference in Hobart Tasmania
The Premiers Conference in Hobart on the 29th of January 1895 agreed to calling a second Constitutional Convention with elected delegates from each colony to attend. The draft Constitution adopted here to put forward at this proposed Convention was a modification of the Corowa Conference Plan.
Commencing in the Chief Secretary's office at 10.30 am, the meeting lasted until 5 o'clock that afternoon. It was Chaired by Tasmanian Premier Sir. Edward Braddon who was elected to that position by the other attendees.
- Mr. George Houston Reid (New South Wales),
- Mr. George Turner (Victoria),
- Mr. Charles Cameron Kingston (South Australia).
- Mr. Hugh Muir Nelson (Queensland),
- Sir. John Forrest KCMG (Western Australia), and
- Sir Edward Nicholas Coventry Braddon, K.C.M.G., M.H.A. (Tasmania).
- CONFERENCE OF PREMIERS. from The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) of Wednesday 30 January 1895, Page 5. first accessed online on the 21st of January 2021 at: https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/9343639
- Premiers' Conference on Federation, Hobart, 29 Jan 1895 [picture]. hosted on the National Library of Australia's TROVE site. first accessed online on the 21st of January 2021 at: https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-136811482/view
- The Conference of Premiers at Hobart by Reid, G H George Houstoun (1845-1918). A digital text sponsored by New South Wales Centenary of Federation Committee. as hosted on the University of Sydney Library website. first accessed online on the 21st of January 2021 at: https://adc.library.usyd.edu.au/data-2/fed0033.pdf (Source Text: Prepared from the print article in Review of Reviews February 1895, Pages 149-153. First Published: 1895)