Former Mayors

Here is a list of the former Mayors of the City of Yarra and the cities of Richmond, Fitzroy and Collingwood.

City of Yarra
City of Richmond
City of Fitzroy
City of Collingwood

 

City of Yarra

The City of Yarra was formed in 1994, and was governed by appointed Commissioners for several years before Councillors were once again elected in 1996.

Mayors of the City of Yarra

Cr John Sawyer (1996-1997)
Cr Linda Hoskins (1997-1998)
Cr John Phillips (1998-1999)
Cr Steve Watson (1999-2000)
Cr John Phillips (2000-2001)
Cr Sue Corby (2001 - 2002, 2002-2003)
Cr Greg Barber (2003 - 2004)
Cr Kay Meadows (2004-2005)
Cr Jackie Fristacky (2005-2006) (Current Councillor)
Cr Jenny Farrar (2006-2007)
Cr Judy Morton (2007-2008)
Cr Amanda Stone (2008-2009) (Current Councillor)
Cr Jane Garrett (2009-2010)
Cr Alison Clarke (2010-2011) 
Cr Geoff Barbour (2011-2012) (Current Councillor)
Cr Jackie Fristacky (2012-2014) (Current Councillor)
Cr Phillip Vlahogiannis (2014-  ) (Current Councillor) 

 



City of Richmond

The municipality of Richmond was created in 1855, proclaimed a town in 1872, and a city in 1882. 

Chairmen of the City of Richmond

1856      H Miller JP
1858      P Johnson JP
1859      Cr G Coppin JP MLC 
1861      Cr J Russell JP

Mayors of the City of Richmond

1862      P Johnson JP                   
1895      S Nathan JP                                  1925      G D O'Connell JP    1957      G O'Connell JP MLC          
1863      H Oddy JP                                      1896      P J O'Connor JP                             1927      D J Murphy JP    1958      J D Langdon JP                            
1864      J Bosisto JP                                   1897      E White JP                                   1928      E Cremean JP MLA    1959      A Bain JP                                     
1866      J Griffiths JP                     1898      J H Sheedy JP                  1929      R H Lightfoot JP 1960      D Lewis JP                                   
1867      C Stewart JP                      1899      J H Sheedy JP                   1930      A C Mitchell JP    1961      A Price JP                                    
1868      M Egan JP            1900      S J Willis JP 1931      H Davine JP 1962      P O'Connell JP MLC                      
1869      J S Hosie JP                                   1901      C J Jago JP    1932     C A Loughnan JP  1963      J A Loughnan JP                        
1870      W Gleadell JP                   1902      G R Adams JP    1933      C Fitzgerald JP  1964      G O'Connell JP MLC
1871      W W Shelley JP                              1903      E Crawcour JP    1934      W Williams JP 1965      C T McGrath JP
1872      H J Farmer JP                    1904      G Laity JP    1935      P F Donnolly JP 1966      M Costello JP   
1873      C Smith JP                                      1905      G F A Jones JP    1936      A E Huckerby JP    1967      T L Pelnso JP and C W Evans JP
1875      W Gleadall JP                     1906      M Alexander JP    1937      J A Loughnan JP 1969      J D Langdon JP
1876      S V Winter JP   1907      G W Freeman JP    1938       P J Carroll JP                              1968      A J Brown JP   
1877     T E Weaver JP                  1908      G W Freeman JP    1939      R H Lightfoot JP                            1970      D Lewis JP   
1878      R Dickens JP                   1909      G F A Jones JP    1940      D L Murphy JP                  1971      F J Johnson JP    
1879      J F Lancashire JP                           1910      D L Davies JP    1941      M P Sheehy JP MLA                     1972      C A Evans JP   
1880      S H Roberts JP                    1911      M Alexander JP    1942      E P Boland JP 1973      J A Loughnan JP  
1881      S V Winter JP                    1912      G R Adams JP    1943     J Loughnan JP                                 1974      E J Bastow JP
1882      J A B Koch JP                     1913      G C Webber JPMLA    1945      D L Murphy JP 1975      H E Fletcher JP  
1883      J Adam JP                                      1914      G C Webber JP MLA    1946      P J Carroll JP                              1976      F R Smith JP   
1884      J C Winn JP                                  1915      A F Fear JP    1947      R S Jackson JP                  1977      CJ Farquhar JP    
1885      J McRea JP                               1916      A F Fear JP    1948      W Williams JP                    1978      G D O’Connell JP
1886      GH Bennett JP MLA             1917      HR Palling JP 1949      P V O'Connell JP 1979      F R Smith JP    
1887      W Davison JP                    1918      H J Barcelo JP    1950     T P Bolger JP                           1980      G D O'Connell JP    
1888      JS Jenkins JP                      1920      J H Robinson JP    1951      MP Sheehy MLA 1982      Comm A G Gillon   
1889      N Kingston JP                    1920      M M Joyce JP    1952      A E Coloretti JP                            1988      M D Graham JP   
1890      W Weatherill JP 1921      M M Joyce JP 1953      W J Moran JP                   1989      J R Softley JP   
1891      W A Webb JP                              1922      A F Fear JP 1954      F R McFarlane JP                        1990      M Breen JP   
1892      G W Freeman JP                            1923      M D Kennedy JP 1955      J R Andrews JP                 1991      S Nguyen JP   
1893      C J J ago JP                                  1924      A C Mitchell JP 1956      H E Tye JP                                      1992      R A Mason JP  
1894      C J Jago JP                                  1993      M Breen JP

 

City of Fitzroy

The municipality of Fitzroy was created in 1858, proclaimed a borough in 1863, a town in 1870, and a city in 1878. 

Chairmen of the City of Fitzroy

1858      G Symons
1858      E Langton
1859      C Vaughan
1860      J Edwards
1861      J R Brennand

Mayors of the City of Fitzroy

1862      C Vaughan
1895      A Renfrew    1928      T M Foley     1961      L J Hardie
1863      J Falconer 1896      A Renfrew    1929      P Lucini 1962      J G Black   
1864      J Falconer 1897      W R Bennetts 1930      S Rosen 1963      F E Peel   
1865      J Ford Born 1898      J J Denton 1931      E T Apps 1964      J W Byrne   
1866      E Delbridge 1899      M Gross 1932      J E Kerr 1965      N G Porter   
1867      J Michael 1900      A Wheeler 1933      J T Foley 1966      P P Prendergast   
1868      G Rushall 1901      R Barr 1934      J J Barrett 1967      J H Jamieson   
1869      T Rowe 1902      R Barr 1935      I R Dabscheck       1968      L J Maltin E D   
1870      A Grant 1903      A A McNair 1936      A J Matthews 1969      J W Byrne   
1871      A L Tucker 1904      T W Delves 1937      J E Kerr   1970      A R Anderson   
1872      E Delbridge 1905      G R Jeffries 1938      J E Kerr    1971      E J Wheeler   
1873      T A Ewing 1906      W Collings 1939      K Parlon   1972      W T Peterson   
1874      H Kneen 1907      J L Snedden  1940      K Parlon 1973      E R Rush   
1875      O Mahoney 1908      F R Chapman  1941      W E Beckett   1974      P A Coghlan   
1876      S Lyons 1909      S F Galagher    1942      W E Beckett   1975      L P Patford   
1877      R Showers 1910      D Reddan 1943      J T Ryan   1976      J A Miller   
1878      F L Tucker   1911      T McMahon    1944      K Parlon   1977      W T Peterson   
1879      F W Tinsley Evans 1912      C Ottery 1945      J E Kerr   1978      L Sotiriadis   
1880      J McMahon 1913      C C Lewis  1946      H D 0 Halloran   1979      J T Harding   
1881      J Holden   1914      J A Boell    1947      A L Peel 1980      W F Bemnan   
1882      J Moore 1915      E T Apps 1948      R Solomon   1981      H G Mackerell   
1883      E Brooks 1916      W F L Langdon 1949      F P McMahon    1982      T Marion   
1884      W R Bennetts 1917      A Fraser    1950      S R Anderson 1983      K Lumley   
1885      F J Butler 1918      R Barr 1951      F J Caddy 1984      R M R McLean   
1886      G C Clauscen 1919      C E Miller 1952      J Smith 1985      P J Burfurd   
1887      J Grigg 1920      W J Beckett  1953      K Parlon   1986      P J Burford   
1888      W Best   1921      J A Boell    1954      W J Donovan 1987      G L Millman   
1889      W Smithers Gadd 1922      G H Green 1955      W H Underwood 1988      H L Blakey   
1890      C T Crispe 1923      J A Boell  1956      C W Bird   1989      G L Millman   
1891      J McMahon   1924      W J Beckett    1957      J G Black 1990      D C Reilly   
1892      J Grayson 1925      A Rosen 1958      J E Blackman 1991      A C Ireland   
1893      J G Yager 1926      T M Foley    1959      J H Jamieson        1992      M Zafiropolous
1894      H G Bunel1   1927      E T Apps 1960      E J James 1993      S J Blackie

 

City of Collingwood

The municipality of Collingwood was created in 1855, proclaimed a borough in 1863, a town in 1873, and a city in 1878. 

Mayors of the City of Collingwood

1855     F Murphy
1890      W Pitt    1924      T Harper 1959      L J Reed
1856     A Carnie T T A’Beckett 1891      E Wilkins   1925      F A Revell 1960      H J Garrick
1857     T T A’Beckett 1892      M L Kreitmayer    1926      T J Kane 1961      T H Marshall
1858     T T A’Beckett 1893      J Gahan    1927      T Tunaly    1962      C R Barrett
1859     T Cope 1894      W D Beazley   1928      A J Dunkin    1963      C G H Knott
1860     S Turner & T Greenwood 1895      J E Kimberley    1929      W F Angus    1964      S Winter
1861     J Noone 1896      W Cody    1930      J G Eastman    1965      G H Pearce
1862     J G Reeves 1897      E Wilkins  1931      W F Angus    1966      V Cantwell
1863     T Greenwood 1898      E Wilkins 1932      R McHugh    1967      R J Eddy
1864     T Greenwood 1899      W D Beazley 1933      R Roberts   1968      H J Garrick
1865     T Miles 1900      W D Beazley    1934      M Nugent    1969      T H Marshall
1866     J Noone 1901      C W T Aumont    1935      F A Andrews    1970      G C Cain
1867     G D Langridge 1902      J Gahan   1936      L Marshall 1971      J P Brebner
1868     S Baynham 1903      J Gahan  1937      J W Smith  1972      J P Brebner
1869     J Bowring 1904      W Rain   1938      A B Maynard    1973      E H Jell
1870     J H Turner 1905      J Cornfoot   1939      W J Towers MM    1974      R L Cloverdale
1871     J Eade 1906      W Johns  1940      W F Angus    1975      A McCutcheon
1872     G D Langridge 1907      E Coulson    1941      M Seddon    1976      C A Utting
1873     H Walker 1908      H Evans   1942      F A Andrews    1977      T Sidiropoulos
1874     W Kidney 1909      J Coon 1943      W J Towers MM    1978      C J Hogg
1875     H Walker & C Morgan    1910      H S Trevena  1944      W J Towers MM    1979      F R Thompson
1876      W Smith 1911      A C Wright 1945      W Ruthven VC    1980      S M D Shapiro
1877      J H Turner 1912      A Collins 1946      R L Friend    1981      P M Jackson
1878      H Walker 1913      T Luxford 1947      R L Friend    1982      A G Just
1879      T Peters 1914      E J Brown 1948      W H Reid    1983      T A Scheikowski
1880      H Walker 1915      P J McNamara 1949      W A Jupp 1984      P G Jenkins
1881      W G Field 1916      A M Davidson 1950      W Johnstone 1985      G Russell
1882      M Dwyer   1917      B W Tapner 1951      G I Maxwell 1986      G Georgoulos
1883      M Dwyer 1918      J R Reid 1952      L J Ryan 1987      J Backholer
1884      J Stanton 1919      W E Marshall 1953      W H Reid 1988      R E Frew
1885      W Grey 1920      A S Young    1954      W A Livey 1989      A G Just
1886      A Aitken 1921      W G Amos 1955      H M Geddes 1990      W R Hampton
1887      H Walker 1922      A Pollock 1956      H F Dummett 1991      M J Fleet
1888      W D Holgate 1923      J Tonini 1957      R J Eddy 1992      D M Meier
1889      W Keele     1958      J H Sleep 1993      N L Moore

 


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