A number of distinguished political journalists have headed up the Press Gallery beginning sometime around the year 1914, although it appears from records that the formality of the early Press Gallery committees varied from time to time up until the early 1920’s.
Although not an exhaustive list, past presidents have included:
Victorian Parliament House, Melbourne
Old Parliament House, Canberra
William Farmer Whyte
Gay Davidson – 1st female president
Parliament House, Canberra
Andrew Meares – 1st non-reporter president