Robert Bonnett

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Robert Bonnett
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Herbert
In office
26 November 1966 – 10 November 1977
Preceded by Ted Harding
Succeeded by Gordon Dean
Personal details
Born (1916-09-01)1 September 1916
Brisbane, Queensland
Died 21 April 1994(1994-04-21) (aged 77)
Nationality Australian
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Occupation Sales manager

Robert Noel Bonnett, OBE (1 September 1916 – 21 April 1994) was an Australian politician. Born in Brisbane, he was educated at state schools before becoming a sales manager at Townsville. He served in the military 1941-45. In 1966, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Liberal member for Herbert, defeating sitting Labor MP Ted Harding. He held the seat until his retirement in 1977. Bonnett died in 1994.[1]


  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-07-16. 
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Ted Harding
Member for Herbert
1966 – 1977
Succeeded by
Gordon Dean