Members of the Queensland Legislative Assembly, 1918–1920

This is a list of members of the 21st Legislative Assembly of Queensland from 1918 to 1920, as elected at the 1918 state election held on 16 March 1918.[1]

During the term, several Nationalist members switched allegiance to the new Country Party.

Name Party Electorate Term in office
John Appel Nationalist/Country Albert 1908–1929
Thomas Armfield Labor Musgrave 1915–1920
George Barber Labor Bundaberg 1901–1935
George Barnes Nationalist Warwick 1908–1935
Walter Barnes Nationalist Bulimba 1901–1915, 1918–1933
Percy Bayley Ind. Nat. Pittsworth 1915–1920
William Bebbington Nationalist/Country Drayton 1912–1923
Ernest Bell Nationalist/Country Fassifern 1913–1930
William Bertram Labor Maree 1912–1929
Frank Brennan Labor Toowoomba 1918–1925
Frank Bulcock[1] Labor Barcoo 1919–1942
Robert Butler Labor Lockyer 1918–1920
George Carter Labor Port Curtis 1915–1920, 1923–1929
Charles Collins Labor Bowen 1909–1912, 1915–1936
Frank Cooper Labor Bremer 1915–1946
William Cooper Labor Rosewood 1918–1929
Bernard Corser Nationalist/Country Burnett 1912–1928
Harry Coyne Labor Warrego 1908–1923
Thomas Dunstan Labor Gympie 1915–1929, 1935–1953
Cecil Elphinstone Nationalist Oxley 1918–1929
Hon John Fihelly Labor Paddington 1912–1922
Thomas Foley Labor Mundingburra 1909–1920
Tom Foley[2] Labor Leichhardt 1919–1960
Frank Forde Labor Rockhampton 1917–1922, 1955–1957
Edgar Free Labor South Brisbane 1915–1920
James Fry Nationalist Kurilpa 1918–1932
John Gilday Labor Ithaca 1912–1926
William Gillies Labor Eacham 1912–1925
David Gledson Labor Ipswich 1915–1929, 1932–1949
Francis Grayson Ind. Nat. Cunningham 1904–1920
Donald Gunn Nationalist Carnarvon 1907–1920
Herbert Hardacre[2] Labor Leichhardt 1893–1919
Harry Hartley Labor Fitzroy 1915–1929
Robert Hodge Nationalist/Country Nanango 1902–1904; 1909–1920
John McEwan Hunter[3] Labor Maranoa 1907–1919
John Huxham Labor Buranda 1908–1909, 1912–1924
Alfred James Labor/Country Logan 1918–1920
Mick Kirwan Labor Brisbane 1912–1932
Edward Land Labor Balonne 1904–1927
William Lloyd Labor Enoggera 1915–1920, 1923–1929
James Larcombe Labor Keppel 1912–1929, 1932–1956
William Lennon[4] Labor Herbert 1907–1920
Edward Macartney Nationalist Toowong 1900–1908; 1909–1920
Hon William McCormack Labor Cairns 1912–1930
Peter McLachlan Labor Merthyr 1908–1912, 1915–1920,
Arthur Moore Nationalist/Country Aubigny 1915–1941
Godfrey Morgan Nationalist/Country Murilla 1909–1938
John Mullan Labor Flinders 1908–1912, 1918–1941
James O'Sullivan Labor Kennedy 1909–1920
John Payne Labor Mitchell 1905–1928
Percy Pease[4] Labor Herbert 1920–1940
Jens Peterson Labor Normanby 1915–1935
Andrew Lang Petrie Nationalist Toombul 1893–1926
George Pollock Labor Gregory 1915–1939
Darby Riordan Labor Burke 1918–1929
Robert Roberts Nationalist East Toowoomba 1907–1934
Daniel Ryan Labor Townsville 1915–1920
Henry Ryan Labor Cook 1915–1929
T. J. Ryan[1] Labor Barcoo 1909–1919
Hubert Sizer Nationalist Nundah 1918–1935
William Forgan Smith Labor Mackay 1915–1942
Henry Plantagenet Somerset Nationalist Stanley 1904–1920
Thomas Spencer[3] Nationalist/Country Maranoa 1904–1907; 1919–1920
James Stopford Labor Mount Morgan 1915–1936
Edward Swayne Nationalist/Country Mirani 1907–1935
Charles Taylor Nationalist Windsor 1918–1935
Hon Ted Theodore Labor Chillagoe 1909–1925
Andrew Thompson Labor Wide Bay 1918–1920
William Vowles Nationalist/Country Dalby 1911–1926
Harry Walker Nationalist/Country Cooroora 1907–1947
Richard Warren Nationalist/Country Murrumba 1918–1932
David Weir Labor Maryborough 1917–1929
William Wellington Labor Charters Towers 1915–1939
Albert Whitford Labor Burrum 1918–1920
Thomas Wilson Labor Fortitude Valley 1916–1933
Vern Winstanley Labor Queenton 1908–1932


1 On 14 October 1919, the Premier of Queensland and Labor member for Barcoo, T. J. Ryan, resigned to run for West Sydney at the 1919 federal election. Labor candidate Frank Bulcock won the resulting by-election on 20 December 1919.
2 On 14 October 1919, the Labor member for Leichhardt, Herbert Hardacre, resigned. Labor candidate Tom Foley won the resulting by-election on 20 December 1919.
3 On 22 October 1919, the Labor member for Maranoa, John McEwan Hunter, resigned to take up the role of the Queensland Agent-General in England.[2] Country candidate Thomas Spencer won the resulting by-election on 20 December 1919.
4 On 16 January 1920, the Labor member for Herbert, William Lennon, resigned. Labor candidate Percy Pease won the resulting by-election on 10 April 1920.


  1. "Queensland General Election Dates 1860-1929" (PDF). Queensland Parliament. Retrieved 16 December 2013.
  2. "STATE BY-ELECTIONS.". The Brisbane Courier (19,321). Queensland, Australia. 22 December 1919. p. 7. Retrieved 10 April 2016 via National Library of Australia.

See also

Preceded by
20th Assembly
21st Queensland Legislative Assembly
Succeeded by
22nd Assembly
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