Camberwell council election, 1933

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The 1933 Camberwell council election was held on 24 August 1933. One seat in each of the three wards was up for election for the City of Camberwell.

Wards and results

Ward Pre-1933 Swing Electoral results Post-1933
Party Councillor Margin Margin Councillor Party
North Unknown Arthur Latham Unknown Unknown Results 26.3 Henry Leigh Unknown
Centre Unknown Robert McCamish Unknown Unknown Results N/A Raymond Barnes Unknown
South Unknown William Warner Unknown Unknown Results Unopposed William Warner Unknown

† Did not seek re-election

Campaign

Controversial election, turbulent local politics at the time, e.g. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article4752976

Election results. [1]

Aftermath

This was to be the last election before the 1934 resubdivision of the City of Camberwell, splitting North Ward into the North-West and North-East Wards.

The landslide defeat of long-serving councillor Arthur Latham in North Ward was said to be the result of over two years of local controversy and criticism of Camberwell Council on its financial management - particularly rating increases and road construction.[2]

References

  1. "CITY OF CAMBERWELL.", 26 August 1933, p. 29.
  2. "MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS.", 25 August 1933, p. 10.