Don Cameron (South Australian politician)

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Don Cameron
Senator for South Australia
In office
25 October 1969 – 30 June 1978
Preceded by Martin Cameron
Personal details
Born (1915-01-13)13 January 1915
Murray Bridge, South Australia
Died 5 June 1998(1998-06-05) (aged 83)
Political party Labor
Occupation Shearer, trade unionist

Donald Newton "Don" Cameron (13 January 1915 – 5 June 1998), Australian politician, was born in Murray Bridge, South Australia, and was educated at Gawler. Like his brother Clyde Cameron, he became a shearer and an official of the Australian Workers' Union, and was also active in the Australian Labor Party. From 1965 to 1969 he was South Australian state secretary of the AWU and a member of the Labor State Executive. He was elected to the Australian Senate in 1969 and served until his retirement in 1978.[1]


  1. ^ "Members of the Senate since 1901". Parliament of Australia. Archived from the original on 29 June 2008. Retrieved 20 November 2008.