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Hugo Throssell Victoria Cross recipient

Hugo Vivian Hope Throssell, VC was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

The Forrest Ministry was the first government ministry in Western Australia, after the inauguration of responsible government. It was in government from 29 December 1890 to 14 February 1901, when it was succeeded by the Throssell Ministry following the 1901 elections.

Throssell Ministry

The Throssell Ministry was the second Ministry of the Government of Western Australia. It succeeded the Forrest Ministry on 15 February 1901 after Sir John Forrest's move from state to federal politics, and was led by Forrest's choice of successor, George Throssell. However, no clear winner emerged from the April 1901 state election, and rather than test his support in the Assembly, Throssell and the Ministry he led resigned on 27 May 1901, allowing the Leake Ministry led by Opposition Leader George Leake to take office.

The First Leake Ministry was the third Ministry of the Government of Western Australia and was led by Premier George Leake, who had hitherto been the Leader of the Opposition. It succeeded the Throssell Ministry on 27 May 1901 after George Throssell's resignation as premier following the inconclusive result of the April 1901 state election.

Katharine Susannah Prichard Australian author (1883-1969)

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Goomalling, Western Australia Town in Western Australia

Goomalling is a townsite in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia 45 kilometres north-north-east of Northam, Western Australia.

Scindian is widely considered the first convict ship to transport convicts to Western Australia.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD),, is a Western Australian government department responsible for regulating and advancing agricultural and food industries, fisheries and regional development within the state.

Elections were held in the state of Western Australia on 24 April 1901 to elect 50 members to the Western Australian Legislative Assembly. It was the first election to take place since responsible government without the towering presence of Premier Sir John Forrest, who had left state politics two months earlier to enter the first Federal parliament representing the Division of Swan, and the first state parliamentary election to follow the enactment of women's suffrage in 1899.

Northam was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Western Australia from 1890 to 1974.

Cowcowing, Western Australia Town in Western Australia

Cowcowing is a small town located just off the Koorda–Wyalkatchem road 215 kilometres (134 mi) from Perth in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia.

Richard Prichard "Ric" Throssell was an Australian diplomat and author whose writings included novels, plays, film and television scripts, and memoirs. For most of his professional life as a diplomat his career was dogged by unproven allegations that he either leaked classified information to his mother, the writer and communist Katharine Susannah Prichard, or was a spy for the Soviet Union.

Ashburton Downs station in Australia

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Charles Moran (Australian politician) Australian politician

Charles John Moran was an Australian politician who served in the Legislative Assembly of Western Australia from 1894 to 1901 and again from 1902 to 1905. He was a minister in the government of George Throssell.

Barrington Clarke Wood was an Australian businessman and politician who served in both houses of the Parliament of Western Australia. A minister in the governments of Sir John Forrest and George Throssell, he was a member of the Legislative Assembly from 1894 to 1901, and then a member of the Legislative Council from 1902 until his death.

William Sayer Australian politician

William Frederic Sayer KC was an Australian lawyer and politician who was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Western Australia from 1901 to 1902. He was attorney-general in the short-lived government of George Throssell.

Brianna Throssell Australian swimmer

Brianna Throssell is an Australian professional swimmer currently representing DC Trident at the International Swimming League. She represented her country at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro where she qualified 7th fastest for the women's 200 m butterfly final by finishing 3rd in the first semi final in a time of 2.07.19. Throssell competed in the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics, where she won seven bronze medals.

The Mandjindja or Mantjintjarra are an indigenous Australian people of Western Australia.