List of mayors of Bundaberg

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This is a list of mayors of the Bundaberg Region (2008–present) and City of Bundaberg in Queensland, Australia, and its predecessors.

Bundaberg was originally established as a Municipality on 22 April 1881, on land previously managed by the Barolin Divisional Board. With the passage of the Local Authorities Act 1902, Bundaberg became a Town on 31 March 1903, and on 22 November 1913, it was accorded City status.[1]

Barolin Divisional Board[edit]

  • E. B. Jeune (1880)

Municipality of Bundaberg[edit]

  • Richard Ruddell (1881)
  • Walter Adams (1882, 1883)
  • Capt. William Edward Curtis (1884)
  • Andrew M. Goodwin (1885)
  • Michael Duffy (1886)
  • Daniel McConville (1887)
  • Michael Duffy (1888)
  • John Rowland (1888, 1889)
  • Andrew M. Goodwin (1890)
  • James C. Walker (1891)
  • John Rowland (1892)
  • Capt. William Edward Curtis (1893)
  • Daniel McConville (1894, 1895)
  • John F. Boreham (1896)
  • Patrick Duffy (1897)
  • Andrew Dunne (1898)
  • Robert Totten (1899)
  • Frederick Colman (1900)
  • Gustav Steindl (1901)
  • Richard Ruddell (1902)

Town of Bundaberg[edit]

  • William F. Marshall (1903)
  • John Wyper (1904)
  • Robert McMannie (1905)
  • Michael Duffy (1906) [2]
  • Albert E. Avenell (1907)
  • Richard Ruddell (1908)
  • John Redmond (1909)
  • Peter Neilson (1910)
  • Alexander Stevenson (1911)
  • Lewis Holden Maynard (1912)
  • William Dunn (1913)

City of Bundaberg[edit]

  • William Dunn (1913)
  • Rev. Father J. Mimnagh (1914)
  • Elwyn Thomas Steptoe (1915, 1916)
  • Richard Ruddell (1917)
  • William Dunn (1918)
  • Martin Dunn (1919)
  • William Gavegan (1920–1923)
  • Richard G. Curtis (1924) [3]
  • William S. P. Gavegan (1925, 1926) (Nationalist)[4]
  • Bernard McLean (1927–1936) (Labor)
  • Frederick Harold Buss (1936–1958)
  • Clifford John Nielsen (1958–1984)
  • Alan Stewart (1984–1988)
  • Jeff Boreham (1988–1991)
  • Nita Cunningham (1991–1998)
  • Kay McDuff (1998–2008)

Bundaberg Region[edit]

  • Lorraine Pyefinch (2008–2013)
  • Mal Forman (2013 - 2016)
  • Jack Dempsey (2016 - present)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Queensland Government Gazette, Vol. CL, 22 November 1913, p.1422.
  2. ^ "Queensland Mayors and Shire Chairmen". The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939). Brisbane, Qld.: National Library of Australia. 24 February 1906. p. 22. Retrieved 1 October 2015.
  3. ^ Australian History Publishing Co (1936), Queensland and Queenslanders : incorporating 'Prominent Queenslanders', Australian History Publishing Co, p. 87, retrieved 1 October 2015 — available online Archived 16 February 2017 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Pugh, Theophilus Parsons (1927). Pugh's Almanac for 1927. Retrieved 13 June 2014.
  • "Past Mayors". Bundaberg Daily News & Mail. 25 August 1925.