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Members of the Australian House of Representatives, 1919–1922

This is a list of the members of the Australian House of Representatives in the Eighth Australian Parliament, which was elected at the 1919 election on 13 December 1919.

Member Party Electorate State In office
Frank Anstey   Labor Bourke Vic 1910–1934
Llewellyn Atkinson   Nationalist/Country[1] Wilmot Tas 1906–1929
Fred Bamford   Nationalist Herbert Qld 1901–1925
James Bayley   Nationalist Oxley Qld 1917–1931
George Bell   Nationalist Darwin Tas 1919–1922, 1925–1943
Sir Robert Best   Nationalist Kooyong Vic 1910–1922
Arthur Blakeley   Labor Darling NSW 1917–1934
Reginald Blundell   Nationalist Adelaide SA 1919–1922
Eric Bowden   Nationalist Nepean NSW 1906–1910, 1919–1929
Frank Brennan   Labor Batman Vic 1911–1931, 1934–1949
Stanley Bruce   Nationalist Flinders Vic 1918–1929, 1931–1933
Reginald Burchell   Nationalist Fremantle WA 1913–1922
Donald Cameron   Nationalist Brisbane Qld 1919–1931, 1934–1937
James Catts   Labor/Majority Labor[2] Cook NSW 1906–1922
John Chanter   Nationalist Riverina NSW 1901–1903, 1904–1913, 1914–1922
Austin Chapman   Nationalist Eden-Monaro NSW 1901–1926
Matthew Charlton   Labor Hunter NSW 1910–1928
Michael Considine   Independent/ISLP Barrier NSW 1917–1922
Sir Joseph Cook[3]   Nationalist Parramatta NSW 1901–1921
Robert Cook   Victorian Farmers/Country Indi Vic 1919–1928
Edward Corser   Nationalist Wide Bay Qld 1915–1928
Lou Cunningham   Labor Gwydir NSW 1919–1925, 1929–1931
James Fenton   Labor Maribyrnong Vic 1910–1934
William Fleming   Nationalist/Country[4] Robertson NSW 1913–1922
Richard Foster   Nationalist/Liberal Wakefield SA 1909–1928
James Fowler   Nationalist Perth WA 1901–1922
Frederick Francis   Independent Henty Vic 1919–1925
Moses Gabb   Labor Angas SA 1919–1925, 1929–1934
William Gibson   Victorian Farmers/Country[5] Corangamite Vic 1918–1929, 1931–1934
Henry Gregory   Nationalist/Country[5] Dampier WA 1913–1940
Littleton Groom   Nationalist Darling Downs Qld 1901–1929, 1931–1936
Alexander Hay   Nationalist/Country/Independent[5][6] New England NSW 1919–1922
William Higgs   Labor/Independent/Nationalist[7] Capricornia Qld 1910–1922
William Hill   Victorian Farmers/Country[5] Echuca Vic 1919–1934
Billy Hughes   Nationalist Bendigo Vic 1901–1952
Syd Jackson   Nationalist Bass Tas 1919–1929
Elliot Johnson   Nationalist Lang NSW 1903–1928
Edmund Jowett   Victorian Farmers/Country[5] Grampians Vic 1917–1922
Edwin Kerby[8]   Nationalist Ballarat Vic 1919–1920
William Laird Smith   Nationalist Denison Tas 1910–1922
Hector Lamond   Nationalist Illawarra NSW 1917–1922
Thomas Lavelle   Labor Calare NSW 1919–1922
Bert Lazzarini   Labor Werriwa NSW 1919–1931, 1934–1952
John Lister   Nationalist Corio Vic 1917–1929
John Livingston   Nationalist Barker SA 1906–1922
George Mackay   Nationalist Lilley Qld 1917–1934
Hugh Mahon[9]   Labor Kalgoorlie WA 1901–1917, 1919–1920
William Mahony   Labor Dalley NSW 1915–1927
Norman Makin   Labor Hindmarsh SA 1919–1946, 1954–1963
William Maloney   Labor Melbourne Vic 1904–1940
Walter Marks   Nationalist Wentworth NSW 1919–1931
Charles Marr   Nationalist Parkes NSW 1919–1929, 1931–1943
Walter Massy-Greene   Nationalist Richmond NSW 1910–1922
James Mathews   Labor Melbourne Ports Vic 1906–1931
George Maxwell   Nationalist Fawkner Vic 1917–1935
Charles McDonald   Labor Kennedy Qld 1901–1925
William McWilliams   Nationalist/Country[5] Franklin Tas 1903–1922, 1928–1929
Parker Moloney   Labor Hume NSW 1910–1913, 1914–1917, 1919–1931
Samuel Nicholls   Labor Macquarie NSW 1917–1922
Earle Page   Farmers and Settlers/Country[5] Cowper NSW 1919–1961
Jim Page[10]   Labor Maranoa Qld 1901–1921
Alexander Poynton   Nationalist Grey SA 1901–1922
John Prowse   Farmers and Settlers/Country[5] Swan WA 1919–1943
Edward Riley   Labor South Sydney NSW 1910–1931
Arthur Rodgers   Nationalist Wannon Vic 1913–1922, 1925–1929
T. J. Ryan[11]   Labor West Sydney NSW 1919–1921
Granville Ryrie   Nationalist North Sydney NSW 1911–1927
Percy Stewart   Victorian Farmers/Country[5] Wimmera Vic 1919–1931
William Story   Nationalist Boothby SA 1904–1917 (S), 1917–1922
Frank Tudor[12]   Labor Yarra Vic 1901–1922
David Watkins   Labor Newcastle NSW 1901–1935
William Watt   Nationalist/Liberal Balaclava Vic 1914–1929
John West   Labor East Sydney NSW 1910–1931
Arnold Wienholt   Nationalist Moreton Qld 1919–1922
George Wise   Nationalist Gippsland Vic 1906–1913, 1914–1922


  1. ^ Atkinson joined the Country Party in 1922.
  2. ^ Catts was expelled from the ALP in April 1921, and thereafter sat as a member of the Majority Labor Party.
  3. ^ Cook resigned in 1921, and was succeeded by Herbert Pratten (Nationalist) at the resulting by-election on 10 December 1921.
  4. ^ Fleming joined the Country Party in 1921.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i This candidate joined the Country Party when it was formed in 1920.
  6. ^ Hay was expelled from the Country party in 1922 and sat as an independent.
  7. ^ Higgs was expelled from the ALP in 1920, and later joined the Nationalists.
  8. ^ Kerby's election was voided after a legal challenge, and he was succeeded by the previous incumbent, Charles McGrath (Labor) at the resulting by-election on 10 July 1920.
  9. ^ Mahon was expelled from the House of Representatives in 1920, and was succeeded by George Foley (Nationalist) at the resulting by-election on 18 December 1920.
  10. ^ Page died in 1921, and was succeeded by James Hunter (Country) at the resulting by-election on 30 July 1921.
  11. ^ Ryan died in 1921, and was succeeded by William Lambert (Labor) at the resulting by-election on 3 September 1921.
  12. ^ Tudor died in 1922, and was succeeded by James Scullin (Labor) at the resulting by-election on 18 February 1922.
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Members of the Australian House of Representatives, 1919–1922
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