Candidates of the Australian federal election, 1925

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This article provides information on candidates who stood for the 1925 Australian federal election. The election was held on 14 November 1925.

By-elections, appointments and defections[edit]

By-elections and appointments[edit]

Defections[edit]

Retiring Members and Senators[edit]

Labor[edit]

Nationalist[edit]

Country[edit]

House of Representatives[edit]

Sitting members at the time of the election are shown in bold text. Successful candidates are highlighted in the relevant colour. Where there is possible confusion, an asterisk (*) is also used.

New South Wales[edit]

Electorate Held by Labor candidate Coalition candidate Other candidates
 
Barton Labor Frederick McDonald Thomas Ley (Nat)
Calare Nationalist William Webster Sir Neville Howse (Nat) William Southwick (Ind)
Cook Labor Edward Riley Arthur Philip (Nat)
Cowper Country Lockhart Easton Earle Page (CP)
Dalley Labor William Mahony James Thomson (Nat)
Darling Labor Arthur Blakeley John Dowling (Nat)
East Sydney Labor John West Richard Orchard (Nat)
Eden-Monaro Nationalist Charles Morgan Sir Austin Chapman (Nat)
Gwydir Labor Lou Cunningham Aubrey Abbott* (CP)
Joseph McGowan (Nat)
Hume Labor Parker Moloney Angus Campbell (Nat)
Victor Miers (CP)
Hunter Labor Matthew Charlton Alfred Horsfall (Nat)
Lang Nationalist George Smith Sir Elliot Johnson (Nat)
Macquarie Nationalist Ben Chifley Arthur Manning (Nat)
Martin Nationalist Henry McDicken Herbert Pratten (Nat)
New England Country John Heiss Victor Thompson (CP)
Newcastle Labor David Watkins George Waller (Nat)
North Sydney Nationalist Joe Lamaro Billy Hughes (Nat)
Parkes Nationalist William Dunn Charles Marr (Nat)
Parramatta Nationalist James Stone Eric Bowden (Nat)
Reid Labor Percy Coleman Percy Shortland (Nat)
Richmond Country Harry Green Roland Green* (CP)
Joseph Greene (Nat)
John Williams (CP)
Riverina Country James Hoad William Killen (CP)
Robertson Nationalist Gordon Cross Sydney Gardner (Nat)
South Sydney Labor Edward Riley George Baker (Nat)
Warringah Nationalist Thomas Conway Sir Granville Ryrie (Nat)
Wentworth Nationalist William Crick Walter Marks (Nat)
Werriwa Labor Bert Lazzarini Sir Charles Rosenthal (Nat)
West Sydney Labor William Lambert Lindsay Thompson (Nat)

Northern Territory[edit]

Electorate Held by Labor candidate Nationalist candidate
 
Northern Territory Labor Harold Nelson Charles Story

Queensland[edit]

Electorate Held by Labor candidate Coalition candidate Other candidates
 
Brisbane Nationalist John Fihelly Donald Cameron (Nat) Herbert Collie (Ind Lab)
Capricornia Labor Frank Forde William Doherty (CP)
Darling Downs Nationalist Duncan McInnes Sir Littleton Groom (Nat)
Herbert Nationalist Ted Theodore Lewis Nott (Nat)
Kennedy Labor Grosvenor Francis (Nat)
Lilley Nationalist John Mattingley George Mackay (Nat)
Maranoa Country Samuel Brassington James Hunter (CP)
Moreton Nationalist Horace Lee Josiah Francis (Nat)
Oxley Nationalist James Sharpe James Bayley (Nat)
Wide Bay Nationalist Andrew Thompson Edward Corser (Nat)

South Australia[edit]

Electorate Held by Labor candidate Nationalist candidate
 
Adelaide Labor George Edwin Yates George McLeay
Angas Labor Moses Gabb Walter Parsons
Barker Liberal Alwyn Roberts Malcolm Cameron
Boothby Liberal Harry Kneebone Jack Duncan-Hughes
Grey Labor Andrew Lacey John Lyons
Hindmarsh Labor Norman Makin John Verran
Wakefield Liberal Even George Richard Foster

Tasmania[edit]

Electorate Held by Labor candidate Nationalist candidate Country candidate
 
Bass Nationalist Harold Holmes
John Swain
Syd Jackson
Darwin Country Henry Lane George Bell*
Hubert Nichols
Denison Labor David O'Keefe Sir John Gellibrand
Franklin Nationalist Eric Ogilvie
Douglas Thompson
William McWilliams
Alfred Seabrook*
Wilmot Country Jens Jensen Percy Best
Atherfield Newman
Llewellyn Atkinson

Victoria[edit]

Electorate Held by Labor candidate Coalition candidate Other candidates
 
Balaclava Liberal John McKellar William Watt (Nat)
Ballaarat Labor Charles McGrath Thomas Ryan (Nat)
Batman Labor Frank Brennan Samuel Dennis (Nat)
Bendigo Nationalist Thomas Jude Geoffry Hurry (Nat)
Bourke Labor Frank Anstey Edward Price (Nat)
Corangamite Country William Nicol William Gibson (CP)
Corio Nationalist Peter Randles John Lister (Nat)
Echuca Country Patrick O'Hanlon William Hill (CP)
Fawkner Nationalist Alfred Foster George Maxwell (Nat)
Flinders Nationalist Roy Beardsworth Stanley Bruce (Nat)
Gippsland Country James Bermingham Thomas Paterson (CP) George Wise (Ind Nat)
Henty Nationalist Edward Stewart Henry Gullett (Nat) Donald Mackinnon (Ind Nat)
Indi Country David Black Robert Cook (CP)
Kooyong Liberal Lionel Batten John Latham (Nat)
Maribyrnong Labor James Fenton Thomas White (Nat)
Melbourne Labor William Maloney William Hendry (Nat)
Melbourne Ports Labor James Mathews Frank Wilcher (Nat)
Wannon Labor John McNeill David Anderson (CP)
Arthur Rodgers* (Nat)
Wimmera Country Lucas de Garis (Ind)
Percy Stewart* (Ind CP)
Yarra Labor James Scullin Marcus Towler (Nat)

Western Australia[edit]

Electorate Held by Labor candidate Coalition candidate Independent candidate(s)
 
Forrest Country Thomas Lowry John Prowse (CP)
Fremantle Independent John Curtin William Watson
Kalgoorlie Labor Albert Green John Mullany (Nat)
Perth Nationalist Dick Lane Edward Mann (Nat)
Swan Country Ben Davies Henry Gregory (CP)

Senate[edit]

Sitting Senators are shown in bold text. Tickets that elected at least one Senator are highlighted in the relevant colour. Successful candidates are identified by an asterisk (*).

New South Wales[edit]

Five seats were up for election. Two of these were for short-term vacancies: one caused by Nationalist Senator Edward Millen's death, which had been filled in the interim by Nationalist Walter Massy-Greene; and the other caused by Labor Senator Allan McDougall's death, which had been filled first by Jack Power and then by William Gibbs, both members of the Labor Party. The Labor Party was defending two seats. The Nationalist Party was defending three seats. Labor Senator John Grant was not up for re-election.

Labor candidates Coalition candidates
 
John Dooley
James Dunn
John Eldridge
Albert Gardiner
Donald Grant
Percy Abbott* (CP)
Charles Cox* (Nat)
Walter Duncan* (Nat)
Walter Massy-Greene* (Nat)
Josiah Thomas* (Nat)

Queensland[edit]

Three seats were up for election. The Nationalist Party was defending three seats. Nationalist Senators Thomas Crawford, Harry Foll and Matthew Reid were not up for re-election.

Labor candidates Nationalist candidates
 
Harald Jensen
Jim Riordan
Harry Turley
Thomas Givens*
Sir William Glasgow*
William Thompson*

South Australia[edit]

Three seats were up for election. The Nationalist Party was defending three seats. Labor Senators Bert Hoare, Charles McHugh and James O'Loghlin were not up for re-election.

Labor candidates Coalition candidates
 
John Daly
Herbert George
Frank Lundie
John Chapman* (CP)
Alexander McLachlan* (Nat)
John Newland* (Nat)
Victor Wilson (Nat)

Tasmania[edit]

Four seats were up for election. One of these was a short-term vacancy caused by Nationalist Senator Thomas Bakhap's death; this had been filled in the interim by Nationalist John Hayes. The Nationalist Party was defending four seats. Labor Senator James Ogden and Nationalist Senator Herbert Hays were not up for re-election.

Labor candidates Nationalist candidates
 
Richard Crouch
Alfred Higgins
William Lloyd
James McDonald
Thomas Wilson
John Earle
Charles Grant
John Hayes*
John Millen*
John Ockerby
Herbert Payne*
Burford Sampson*

Victoria[edit]

Four seats were up for election. One of these was a short-term vacancy caused by Labor Senator Stephen Barker's death; this had been filled in the interim by Labor's Joseph Hannan. The Nationalist Party was defending three seats. The Labor Party was defending one seat. Labor Senators John Barnes and Edward Findley were not up for re-election.

Labor candidates Coalition candidates
 
Albert Blakey
Joseph Hannan
Jack Holloway
Richard Keane
David Andrew* (CP)
Harold Elliott* (Nat)
James Guthrie* (Nat)
William Plain* (Nat)

Western Australia[edit]

Three seats were up for election. The Nationalist Party was defending three seats. Labor Senators Charles Graham and Ted Needham and Nationalist Senator Walter Kingsmill were not up for re-election.

Labor candidates Coalition candidates Independent candidates
 
Ernest Barker
Andrew Clementson
James Kenneally
William Carroll* (CP)
Patrick Lynch* (Nat)
George Pearce* (Nat)
James Crawford

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Kennedy Seat". Brisbane Courier. 14 November 1925. p. 7. Retrieved 19 July 2010. 

References[edit]