Ted Innes

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Ted Innes
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Melbourne
In office
2 December 1972 – 4 February 1983
Preceded by Arthur Calwell
Succeeded by Gerry Hand
Personal details
Born (1925-02-12)12 February 1925
Melbourne, Victoria
Died 28 May 2010(2010-05-28) (aged 85)
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Occupation Unionist

Urquhart Edward "Ted" Innes (12 February 1925 – 28 May 2010) was an Australian politician. Born in Melbourne, he was the Victorian Secretary and National President of the Electrical Trades Union before entering politics. In 1972, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Labor member for Melbourne; the following year, he was made president of the Victorian Labor Party, a position he held for that year. He held the seat until his retirement in 1983.[1]


  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-06-20. 
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Arthur Calwell
Member for Melbourne
Succeeded by
Gerry Hand