Reg Gillard

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Reg Gillard
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Macquarie
In office
13 December 1975 – 18 October 1980
Preceded by Tony Luchetti
Succeeded by Ross Free
Personal details
Born (1920-03-13)13 March 1920
Lithgow, New South Wales
Died 16 August 2001(2001-08-16) (aged 81)
Nationality Australian
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Spouse(s) Irene
Children David, Robyn, Louise & Craig
Residence Lithgow
Occupation Managing partner

Reginald GillardOAM (13 March 1920 – 16 August 2001) was an Australian politician. Born in Lithgow, New South Wales, he was a managing partner before his military service (1941–46). Long prominent in local politics, he served as mayor of Lithgow City Council from 1969 to 1972, and again from 1973 to 1976.

In 1975, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Liberal member for Macquarie. He held the seat until his defeat at the 1980 election by Labor's Ross Free.

Gillard died in 2001.[1] He was not related to Julia Gillard, the former Prime Minister of Australia.


  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-05-23. 
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Tony Luchetti
Member for Macquarie
Succeeded by
Ross Free