Stewart McArthur

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Stewart McArthur
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Corangamite
In office
18 February 1984 – 24 November 2007
Preceded byTony Street
Succeeded byDarren Cheeseman
Personal details
Born (1937-10-27) 27 October 1937 (age 84)
Melbourne, Victoria
Political partyLiberal Party of Australia
Spouse(s)Bev McArthur
Alma materCambridge University
OccupationCompany director

Fergus Stewart McArthur, AM (born 27 October 1937) is a former Australian politician who served as a Liberal Party of Australia member of the Australian House of Representatives from February 1984, representing the Division of Corangamite, Victoria until his defeat in the 2007 election[1] by Labor's Darren Cheeseman. He was born in Melbourne, Victoria, and was educated at The Geelong College and then at Cambridge University, where he gained a master's degree. He was a farmer and company director before entering politics. Stewart McArthur and his wife Bev McArthur have a daughter, Sarah, and twin sons, Andrew and James.

He was an advocate for federal funding towards a $26 million redevelopment of the Kardinia Park stadium,[2] despite it being located outside his electorate.


  1. ^ Parliamentary biography at Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 1 May 2020
  2. ^ "Geelong Scores a Win with Funding for Skilled Stadium". Press Release - Peter Costello. 3 December 2007. Archived from the original on 22 July 2008. Retrieved 4 July 2008.
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by Member for Corangamite
Succeeded by