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This is a list of the Mayors of the City of Greater Geelong, a Local Government Area, and the second largest city in Victoria, Australia. Before amalgamation in 1993 the central area of Geelong was covered by the City of Geelong, with the surrounding suburbs falling into the Shire of Barrabool, Shire of Bannockburn, Rural City of Bellarine, Shire of Corio, City of Geelong West, City of Newtown, and City of South Barwon.[1]

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Town of Geelong (1849-1908)

# Mayor Term
1 Foster Fyans 1849–1850
2 Alexander Thomson 1850–1851 (also held the position on five occasions from 1850–1858)
3 James Austin 1851
4 James Cowie 1852–1853
5 Dr William H. Baylie 1854–1855
6 Alexander Thomson 1855–1857
7 William Burrow 1858, 1860
8 William Bell 1861, 1862
9 Andrew Parker 1863-1864
10 Charles Kernot 1864
11 Robert De Bruce Johnstone 1865–1867
12 William Ducker 1870–1872
13 George Frederick Belcher 1873, 1875
14 John Garratt 1876–1878
15 J.H. Connor 1879–1880
16 J.L. Price 1883–1884
17 George Martin 1884–1885
18 W.N. Sommers 1886
19 Cr Bell 1886–1887
20 Cr Meakin 1887
21 William Humble 1888–1889
22 John Rout Hopkins 1892
23 Joseph Grey 1893–1894
24 Horace Frank Richardson 1894–1896
25 Sidney Austin 1896–1898
26 Thomas Edward Bostock 1905–1908
27 Walter Higgins 1908–1909

City of Geelong (1909-1993)

# Mayor Term
28 Herbert Arthur Austin 1909
29 William Brownbill 1913–1914
30 Howard Hitchcock 1917–1922
31 Robert Purnell 1923–1924
32 Francis Ritchie 1924–1925
33 Joseph Thear 1925–1926
34 Edward Allan McDonald 1932–1934
35 Bervin E. Purnell 1949–1952
36 Morris Jacobs 1952–1954
37 Sir H. Roy Fidge 1954–1956
38 Vautin Andrews 1959–1960
39 Ranald McAllister 1962
40 Sir H. Roy Fidge 1964–1968
41 James Dowsett 1971–1973
42 Howard Glover 1977–1980
43 Des Podbury 1980–1982
44 Ian Inglis 1984
45 Hayden Spurling 1985–1987
46 Jim Fidge 1987–1989
47 Brian Fowler 1989–1991
48 Frank De Stefano 1991–1993

Commissioners (1993-1995)

Commissioners Term
Bill Dix (Chairman) 1993–1995
Glyn Jenkins (Deputy Chairman) 1993–1995
Frank Wilkes 1993–1995
Toni McCormack 1993–1995

City of Greater Geelong (since 1993)

# Mayor Term
49 Gerry Smith 1995–1998
50 Ken Jarvis 1998–2000
51 Srečko Kontelj 2000–2001
52 Michael Crutchfield 2001–2002
53 Barbara Abley 2002–2004
54 Ed Coppe 2004
55 Shane Dowling 2004–2005
56 Peter McMullin 2005–2006
57 Bruce Harwood 2006–2008
58 John Mitchell 2008–present

See also

References

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