Frank Courtnay

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Frank Courtnay
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Darebin
In office
22 November 1958 – 29 September 1969
Preceded by Robert Holt
Succeeded by Division abolished
Personal details
Born (1903-06-06)6 June 1903
Melbourne, Victoria
Died 31 March 1980(1980-03-31) (aged 76)
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Occupation Plumber

Frank Courtnay (6 June 1903 – 31 March 1980) was an Australian politician. Born in Melbourne, he was educated at state schools and then the Working Men's College before becoming a dairy farmer and later a plumber. He was Victorian and then national secretary of the Plumbers and Gasfitters Employees Union of Australia. In 1958, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Labor member for Darebin. He held Darebin until its abolition in 1969, at which point he retired. Courtnay died in 1980.[1]


  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Archived from the original on 20 July 2007. Retrieved 2008-06-20.
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Robert Holt
Member for Darebin
1958 – 1969
Succeeded by
Division abolished