Members of the Queensland Legislative Assembly, 1944–1947

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This is a list of members of the 30th Legislative Assembly of Queensland from 1944 to 1947, as elected at the 1944 state election held on 15 April 1944.[1]

Name Party Electorate Term in office
Tom Aikens Ind. Labor Mundingburra 1944–1977
Frank Barnes Ind. Labor Bundaberg 1941–1950
Lou Barnes Ind. Labor Cairns 1942–1947
William Brand Country Isis 1920–1950
Hon Samuel Brassington Labor Fortitude Valley 1927–1932, 1933–1950
Hon Harry Bruce Labor The Tableland 1923–1950
Sir John Beals Chandler QPP Hamilton 1943–1947
Jim Clark Labor Fitzroy 1935–1960
Harry Clayton[3] Country Wide Bay 1920–1946
Hon Harold Collins Labor Cook 1935–1957
Hon Frank Cooper[2] Labor Bremer 1915–1946
Kerry Copley Labor Kurilpa 1932–1949
Ned Davis Labor Barcoo 1943–1961
Eric Decker Country Sandgate 1941–1953
George Devries Labor Gregory 1941–1957
Jim Donald[2] Labor Bremer 1946–1969
Jack Duggan Labor Toowoomba 1935–1957, 1958–1969
Thomas Dunstan Labor Gympie 1915–1929, 1935–1953
Jim Edwards Country Nanango 1920–1947
David Farrell Labor Maryborough 1938–1953
Hon Tom Foley Labor Normanby 1919–1960
Hon Vince Gair Labor South Brisbane 1932–1960
Hon David Gledson Labor Ipswich 1915–1929, 1932–1949
Fred Graham Labor Mackay 1943–1969
Bill Gunn Labor Wynnum 1944–1966
Hon Ned Hanlon Labor Ithaca 1926–1952
Hon Ted Hanson Labor Buranda 1924–1947
John Hayes Labor Nundah 1932–1947
John Healy Labor Warwick 1935–1947
Thomas Hiley QPP Logan 1944–1966
Paul Hilton Labor Carnarvon 1935–1963
Walter Ingram Labor Keppel 1944–1952
Cecil Jesson Labor Kennedy 1935–1960
Hon Arthur Jones Labor Charters Towers 1929–1932, 1939–1960
Tom Kerr QPP Oxley 1943–1956
George Keyatta Labor Townsville 1939–1960
Hon James Larcombe Labor Rockhampton 1912–1929, 1932–1956
Louis Luckins Independent/QPP Maree 1941–1953
Duncan MacDonald Country Stanley 1938–1953
Malcolm McIntyre Country Cunningham 1944–1953
Ted Maher Country West Moreton 1929–1949
Johnno Mann Labor Brisbane 1936–1969
George Marriott Ind. Labor Bulimba 1938–1950
Bill Moore Labor Merthyr 1940–1957
Kenneth Morris QPP Enoggera 1944–1963
Alf Muller Country Fassifern 1935–1969
Frank Nicklin Country Murrumba 1932–1968
Harry O'Shea Labor Warrego 1941–1950
Fred Paterson Communist Bowen 1944–1950
Bruce Pie QPP Windsor 1941–1943, 1944–1951
Tom Plunkett Country Albert 1929–1957
Bill Power Labor Baroona 1935–1960
Aubrey Slessar Labor Dalby 1938–1947
Norm Smith Labor Carpentaria 1941–1960
Jim Sparkes Country Aubigny 1932–1935, 1941–1960
John Taylor Labor Maranoa 1944–1957
Stephen Theodore Labor Herbert 1940–1950
Bert Turner Labor Kelvin Grove 1941–1957
Harry Walker Country Cooroora 1907–1947
Hon Ted Walsh Labor Mirani 1935–1947, 1950–1969
Charles Wanstall QPP Toowong 1944–1950
Hon Tommy Williams Labor Port Curtis 1932–1947
Les Wood[1] Labor East Toowoomba 1946–1947, 1950–1958
Herbert Yeates[1] Country East Toowoomba 1938–1945
1 On 24 December 1945, the Country member for East Toowoomba, Herbert Yeates, died. Labor candidate Les Wood won the resulting by-election on 2 March 1946.
2 On 12 March 1946, the Labor member for Bremer and Premier of Queensland, Frank Cooper, retired. Labor candidate Jim Donald won the resulting by-election on 10 September 1949.
3 On 30 December 1946, the Country member for Wide Bay, Harry Clayton, died. No by-election was held due to the proximity of the 1947 state election.

See also[edit]


  • Waterson, D.B. Biographical register of the Queensland Parliament, 1930-1980 Canberra: ANU Press (1982)
  • Hughes, Colin A.; Graham, B. D. (1976). Voting for the Queensland Legislative Assembly, 1890-1964. Canberra: Australian National University. ISBN 0-7081-0301-4. 
Preceded by
29th Assembly
30th Queensland Legislative Assembly
Succeeded by
31st Assembly