Members of the Victorian Legislative Council, 1928–1931

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This is a list of members of the Victorian Legislative Council between 1928 and 1931. As half of the Legislative Council's terms expired at each triennial election, half of these members were elected at the 1925 triennial election with terms expiring in 1931, while the other half were elected at the 1928 triennial election with terms expiring in 1934.

Name Party Province Term expires Term of office
William Angliss Nationalist Southern 1934 1912–1952
Edwin Bath Nationalist Nelson 1931 1922–1937
William Beckett Labor Melbourne North 1931 1914–1931; 1934–1952
Alexander Bell Nationalist Wellington 1931 1917–1931
Frederick Brawn Nationalist Wellington 1934 1907–1934
Alfred Chandler Nationalist South Eastern 1931 1919–1935
Hon. Sir Frank Clarke Nationalist Melbourne South 1931 1913–1955
Russell Clarke Nationalist Southern 1931 1910–1937
Harold Cohen[2] Nationalist Melbourne South 1934 1929–1935
Hon. Henry Cohen Nationalist Melbourne 1931 1921–1937
Alan Currie Nationalist Nelson 1934 1928–1940
George Martley Davis Nationalist Gippsland 1931 1917–1937
Arthur Disney Labor Melbourne West 1931 1916–1943
Clifden Eager[1] Nationalist East Yarra 1934 1930–1958
Hon. William Edgar Nationalist East Yarra 1931 1904–1913; 1917–1948
Norman Falkiner[2] Nationalist Melbourne South 1934 1928–1929
Hon. George Goudie Country North Western 1931 1919–1949
John Harris Country North Eastern 1934 1920–1946
Howard Hitchcock Nationalist South Western 1931 1925–1931
Hon. John Percy Jones Labor Melbourne East 1934 1910–1940
Herbert Keck Nationalist Bendigo 1931 1921–1937
Esmond Kiernan Labor Melbourne North 1934 1919–1940
Richard Kilpatrick Country Northern 1934 1928–1946
Lt. Col. George Lansell Nationalist Bendigo 1934 1928–1952
William McCann Country Progressive North Western 1934 1928–1931
Martin McGregor Nationalist Gippsland 1934 1922–1936
Daniel McNamara Labor Melbourne East 1931 1916; 1917–1947
Robert Menzies[1] Nationalist East Yarra 1934 1928–1929
Horace Richardson Nationalist South Western 1934 1912–1934
Marcus Saltau Nationalist Western 1934 1924–1940
Herbert Smith Nationalist Melbourne 1934 1921–1935
George Tuckett Country Northern 1931 1925–1955
William Tyner Nationalist South Eastern 1934 1922–1940
Edward White Nationalist Western 1931 1907–1931
Hon. Robert Williams Labor Melbourne West 1934 1922–1938
Albert Zwar Country North Eastern 1937 1922–1935
1 In October 1928, Robert Menzies, Nationalist MLC for East Yarra Province, resigned to contest Nunawading at the 1929 Assembly election. Nationalist candidate Clifden Eager won the resulting by-election in February 1930.
2 On 11 May 1929, Norman Falkiner, Nationalist MLC for Melbourne South Province, died. Nationalist candidate Harold Cohen won the resulting by-election in June 1929.

Sources[edit]

  • Re-member (a database of all Victorian MPs since 1851). Parliament of Victoria.
  • Victoria Parliamentary Debates (Hansard), Second Session 1929 (PDF). 181. Melbourne: H. J. Green. 1930.