Gareth Clayton (3 February 1942 – 1 July 2010) was an Australian politician. Born in Hampshire, England, he was educated at Liverpool University, and at Makerere University in Uganda. He became a teacher and a scientific officer for the Australian Road Research Board. In 1974, Clayton was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Labor member for Isaacs, defeating sitting Liberal MP David Hamer. He in turn was defeated by Hamer in 1975.[1]

Gareth Clayton
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Isaacs
In office
18 May 1974 – 13 December 1975
Preceded byDavid Hamer
Succeeded byDavid Hamer
Personal details
Born(1942-02-03)3 February 1942
Hampshire, England
Died1 July 2010(2010-07-01) (aged 68)
Political partyAustralian Labor Party
Alma materLiverpool University
Makerere University
OccupationTeacher, scientific officer


  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Archived from the original on 20 July 2007. Retrieved 20 June 2008.
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
David Hamer
Member for Isaacs
Succeeded by
David Hamer