Candidates of the Queensland state election, 1960

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This is a list of candidates who stood for the 1960 Queensland state election. The election was held on 28 May 1960.


Retiring Members[edit]




Queensland Labor[edit]


Sitting members at the time of the election are shown in bold text.

Electorate Held by Labor candidate Coalition candidate QLP candidate Other candidates
Albert Country Cecil Jesson Cec Carey (CP) Ernest Harley (Ind)
Grace Plunkett (Ind CP)
Ashgrove Liberal Bert Turner Douglas Tooth (Lib) Thomas Heike
Aspley Liberal Nellie Carver Fred Campbell (Lib) George Kerr
Aubigny Country Bruce Strachan Jim Sparkes (CP) Les Diplock
Balonne Country William Dendle Eddie Beardmore (CP)
Barambah Country Bill Weir Joh Bjelke-Petersen (CP) Daniel Curtain
Barcoo Labor Ned Davis Fred Gowland (CP) Tom Foley
Baroona QLP Pat Hanlon Roger Moore (Lib) Geoffrey Maule
Belmont Labor Fred Newton Bill Hewitt (Lib) Jean Reville
Bowen Liberal William Klaka Peter Delamothe (Lib) James Berryman James Nisbet (CPA)
Brisbane Labor Johnno Mann Jim Rowan (Lib) Lionel Orreal
Bulimba Labor Jack Houston Ronald Kelk (Lib) Bob Gardner
Bundaberg QLP John Salter Robert Howard (Lib) Ted Walsh
Burdekin Independent Fred Page Colin McCathie Arthur Coburn (Ind)
Burke QLP Alec Inch Alexander Hindson (CP) Norm Smith
Burnett Country Denis Grace Claude Wharton (CP) Edward McDonnell
Cairns Labor Watty Wallace Albert Baggott (CP) William Allendorf
Callide Country Oliver Edwards Vince Jones (CP)
Carnarvon QLP Douglas Gow Fred Rogers (CP) Paul Hilton
Chatsworth Liberal Joseph Ferguson Thomas Hiley (Lib) Terry Burns
Clayfield Liberal Edgar Abel Harold Taylor (Lib) Harry Wright
Condamine QLP Leslie Beaumont Vic Sullivan (CP) James Drabsch (Ind)
Cook QLP John Bethel William Simms (CP) Bunny Adair
Cooroora Country Lancelot Sanderson David Low (CP)
Cunningham Country Alan Fletcher (CP)
Fassifern Country Denis O'Brien Alf Muller (CP)
Flinders Country Frank Forde Bill Longeran (CP) Patrick McLaughlin
Greenslopes Liberal John Hughes Keith Hooper (Lib) Michael Lyons Eric Allen (SC)
Gregory Country Martin Laracy Wally Rae (CP)
Gympie Country Blair Jamieson Max Hodges (CP) Denis Tanner
Hawthorne Labor Bill Baxter Clive Harburg (Lib) Greg Kehoe
Hinchinbrook Labor Kevin Cavanagh John Row (CP) Victor Bodero William Wilson (Ind)
Ipswich East Labor Jim Donald Hedley Scriven (Lib) Charles Archer
Ipswich West Labor Ivor Marsden Harry Groth (Lib) Selby Guymer Thomas Millar (CPA)
Isis Country Jack Pizzey (CP)
Ithaca Labor Manfred Cross Bob Windsor (Lib) John O'Connell
Kedron Labor Eric Lloyd Ronald Burrows (Lib) Harold Whitlock (Ind)
Kurilpa Liberal Arthur Larkin Clive Hughes (Lib) Paul Tucker
Landsborough Country Frank McLoughlin Frank Nicklin (CP)
Lockyer Liberal Gordon Chalk (Lib) James Dwyer (Ind)
John Martin (Ind CP)
Edwin Olm (Ind Lab)
Logan Country Vincent Sheppard Leslie Harrison (CP)
Mackay Labor Fred Graham John Matson (CP) Terence Hayes
Mackenzie Country Charles White Nev Hewitt (CP)
Maryborough Labor Horace Davies Ronald Christensen (CP)
Merthyr Liberal Tom Campbell Sam Ramsden (Lib) Mick O'Connor
Mirani Country George Moody Ernie Evans (CP) Waller O'Grady
Mount Coot-tha Liberal James Davis Kenneth Morris (Lib) Bryan Hurley
Mount Gravatt Liberal Fred Pearson Graham Hart (Lib) Rupert Kneen Eric King (Ind)
Mourilyan Labor Peter Byrne Edmund Webb (CP) Geoff Higham
Mulgrave Country Stanley Scoines Roy Armstrong (CP) Charles English James Hesp (Ind)
Murrumba Country Norm Kruger David Nicholson (CP)
Norman Labor Fred Bromley Cyril Ryan (Lib) George Hartnett Edmund Crisp (CPA)
Nudgee Labor Jack Melloy William Banks (Lib) Walter Barnes William Hill (CPA)
Nundah Liberal Michael Sweeney William Knox (Lib) Jim Hadley
Port Curtis Labor Jim Burrows Desmond Neill-Ballantine (Ind)
Redcliffe Country Kenneth Griffith Seymour Gomersall (CP) Edward Dignan Alexander Black (Ind)
Jim Houghton* (Ind)
Rockhampton North Labor Merv Thackeray Hector MacDonald (Lib) James Verney
Rockhampton South QLP Jim Clark Rex Pilbeam (Lib) Mick Gardner
Roma Country John Taylor William Ewan (CP) Richard Condon (Ind)
Salisbury Labor Doug Sherrington Norman Edwards (Lib) William Tresillian Walter Stubbins (CPA)
Sandgate Liberal Harry Dean Thomas Ahearn (Lib) Hindrick Lokhorst
Sherwood Liberal Gordon Thomson John Herbert (Lib)
Somerset Country Robert Warren Harold Richter (CP) Alexander Skinner
South Brisbane QLP Col Bennett Charles O'Brien (Lib) Vince Gair
South Coast Country William Darveniza Eric Gaven (CP) John Fitzgerald (Ind)
Tablelands Country Edwin Wallis-Smith Tom Gilmore (CP) Arthur Mottarelly
Toowong Liberal Alan Munro (Lib) Roger Judge
Toowoomba East Liberal Peter Wood Mervyn Anderson (Lib) Leonard Green
Toowoomba West Labor Jack Duggan Lawrence Storey (Lib) Kenneth Rawle
Townsville North Labor Perc Tucker Roy Annable (Lib) Ronald Comerford P F Bishop (CPA)
Archibald Hooper (Ind)
Townsville South NQ Labor Bill Edmonds Tom Aikens (NQLP)
Warrego Labor John Dufficy John Glynn
Warwick Country Reggie Wenham Otto Madsen (CP) George Campbell
Wavell Liberal Benjamin Harriss Alex Dewar (Lib) Kevin O'Dea
Whitsunday Country Stanley Dalton Lloyd Roberts (CP) Bernard Lewis
Windsor Liberal George Georgouras Ray Smith (Lib) Percy Hotham
Wynnum Labor Bill Gunn George Dodd (Lib) George Campbell
Yeronga Liberal John O'Donnell Winston Noble (Lib) Francis Wickings

See also[edit]


  • Hughes, Colin A. (1974). Voting for the Queensland legislative assembly, 1890-1964. Canberra: Dept. of Political Science, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University. ISBN 0-7081-0301-4.