Bryan Walsh

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Bryan Vincent Walsh
9th Lord Mayor of Brisbane
In office
1975–1976
Preceded by Clem Jones
Succeeded by Frank Sleeman
Personal details
Political party Australian Labor Party

Bryan Vincent Walsh was Lord Mayor of Brisbane from 1975 to 1976.[1]

Career[edit]

Before being elected to the Brisbane City Council, Walsh was a schoolteacher. He joined the Ashgrove branch of the Australian Labor Party in 1949.[1]

In late 1974 Lord Mayor of Brisbane Clem Jones announced he would not stand in the upcoming election. After resigning the following year he was replaced by Walsh (who had been vice-mayor).[2] Walsh served as Lord Mayor for nine months before losing his seat at the 1976 election.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Brisbane's Lord Mayors | Brisbane City Council". www.brisbane.qld.gov.au. Retrieved 2017-03-19. 
  2. ^ Cribb, Margaret N. B. (1975). "Australian political chronicle September-December 1974: Queensland" (PDF). Australian Journal of Politics and History. 21: 73–78. 
  3. ^ Caulfield, Janice; Wanna, John (1995-01-01). Power and Politics in the City: Brisbane in Transition. Macmillan Education AU. ISBN 9780732929992. 
  4. ^ Cribb, Margaret N. B. (1976). "Australian political chronicle January-June 1976: Queensland" (PDF). Australian Journal of Politics and History. 22: 411–416. 
Preceded by
Clem Jones
Lord Mayor of Brisbane
1975–1976
Succeeded by
Frank Sleeman