Keith Challenger

Electricity Supply Linesman, Union Organiser

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Northcott South Sydney 1969 1974
  • Northcott / South Sydney alderman Keith Challenger, 1969-74 (City of Sydney Archives SRC23874, A-00032390).

Family background

Keith Reginald Challenger was married to Beryl. They had two sons: Stuart and Mark. According to the Electoral Roll for 1972, Challenger and his wife lived at 19 Ivy Street, Darlington.

Occupation & interests

Keith Challenger was a electricity supply linesman, employed by Sydney County Council. He later became a union organiser for the Electrical Trades Union.

Community activity

Keith Challenger was Vice Chairman of Royal Prince Alfred Hospital board at the time of his passing in 1988.

Honours & awards

Keith Challenger received an OAM in 1988 for services to the union movement, as well as services to NSW health, relating to his role with the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

Local government service

Keith Challenger was an alderman on Northcott / South Sydney Council in 1969-74. He was the


‘Australia Day Honours List’, The Canberra Times, 26 January 1988, p. 11,

Reports from Special Public Meetings of South Sydney Municipal Council [AS-0442]. City of Sydney Archives, accessed 14 Jul 2020,


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