Stewart McArthur

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Stewart McArthur
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Corangamite
In office
18 February 1984 – 24 November 2007
Preceded by Tony Street
Succeeded by Darren Cheeseman
Personal details
Born (1937-10-27) 27 October 1937 (age 77)
Melbourne, Victoria
Nationality Australian
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Spouse(s) Beverley
Alma mater Cambridge University
Occupation Company director

Fergus Stewart McArthur, AM (born 27 October 1937), Australian politician, was a Liberal Party of Australia member of the Australian House of Representatives from February 1984, representing the Division of Corangamite, Victoria until his defeat in the 2007 election by Labor's Darren Cheeseman. He was born in Melbourne, Victoria, and was educated at The Geelong College and then at Cambridge University, where he gained a master's degree. He was a farmer and company director before entering politics. Stewart McArthur and his wife Beverley have a daughter, Sarah, and twin sons, Andrew and James.

He was an advocate for federal funding towards a $26 million redevelopment of the Kardinia Park stadium,[1] despite it being located outside his electorate.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geelong Scores a Win with Funding for Skilled Stadium". Press Release - Peter Costello. www.treasurer.gov.au. December 3, 2007. Retrieved 2008-07-04. 
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Tony Street
Member for Corangamite
1984–2007
Succeeded by
Darren Cheeseman