List of Frankston People - Government


  • Hon. Austin Asche, AC, QC - 3rd Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory from 1987-1993 and later 13th Administrator of the Northern Territory from 1993-1997.
  • Hon. Bruce Billson, MP - Member of the Parliament of Australia, representing the Division of Dunkley (which encompasses the City of Frankston), from 1996-current.
  • Hon. General Sir Dallas Brooks, GCMG, KCB, KCVO, DSO, KStJ - 19th Governor of Victoria from 1949-1963, and the General of the Royal Marines from 1945-1949.
  • Rt Hon. Lord Stanley Bruce, CH, MC, FRS, PC - 8th Prime Minister of Australia from 1923-1929. (Resided at "Bruce Manor" in Frankston before moving to The Lodge in Canberra)
  • Sir Harold W. Clapp, KBE - Victorian Railways Chairman of Commissioners from 1920-1939.
  • Hon. Sir Rupert Hamer, AC, KCMG, ED - 39th Premier of Victoria from 1972-1981, anti-discrimination and environmental campaigner.
  • Sir John Maddern, GCMG - 4th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria from 1893-1918 and Leiut. Governor of Victoria from 1893-1913. (Resided at "Yamala" in Frankston)

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