Winsome McCaughey

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Winsome McCaughey
86th Lord Mayor of Melbourne
In office
Preceded by Alexis Ord
Succeeded by William Deveney
Personal details
Nationality Australian

Winsome McCaughey, AO (née Howell), was Lord Mayor of Melbourne from 1988-1989.[1] She was the second woman to hold that position after succeeding Alexis Ord. When her term as mayor ended, she headed Melbourne's bid for the 1996 Olympic Games. She also spent three years as the CEO of the Australia New Zealand Food Authority.[2]


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Preceded by
Alexis Ord
Lord Mayor of Melbourne
Succeeded by
William Deveney