Premiers of australian states and territories
Female premiers. However, women have been elected to the almostequivalent posts of Chief Ministers of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and the Northern Territory (NT). Rosemary Follett (Labor) was elected as the inaugural Chief Minister of the ACT in 1989, nine months before any woman became premier of a state.Australia (officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia) is a federation of six states, together with ten federal territories. The Australian mainland consists of five of the six federated states and three of the federal territories (the internal territories). The state of Tasmania is an island about 200 kilometres (120 mi) south of the mainland. premiers of australian states and territories
There is one Federal Parliament in Canberra, six State Parliaments (New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia& Tasmania) and two Territory Parliaments (Northern Territory& Australian Capital Territory).