John Fowler (mayor)
|Mayor of the City of South Sydney|
September 2000 – September 2002
|Preceded by||Vic Smith|
|Succeeded by||Tony Pooley|
|Councillor of the City of South Sydney|
September 1989 – 4 February 2004
|Born||16 July 1954
|Occupation||High School English teacher|
City of South Sydney
Fowler was an independent councillor for the City of South Sydney from 1989 until becoming the first non-Labour mayor in 2000. He served in that role until the council was merged with the Sydney City Council. He was the first openly gay mayor in Sydney.
- Costly loss for South Sydney as court rules on council turf war Retrieved 10 October 2013.
- Newington College Register of Past Students 1863–1998 pp67 (Syd, 1999)
- Sth Sydney Council recognises same-sex couples Retrieved 10 October 2013.