Rupert Kentish

Australian politician

Rupert James Kentish (26 June 1914 – 20 December 1978[1]) was an Australian politician. He was a member of the National Party and later the Country Liberal Party. He served as a member of the Northern Territory Legislative Council from 1968 to 1974. He then served in the Northern Territory Legislative Assembly from 1974 to 1977 for Arnhem.[2]

Kentish in 1976

Kentish was born in the Gums, Queensland. He was married to Maluda, an indigenous woman. He died in 1978 or 1979.


  1. "Kentish, Rupert James". NT Probate Files.[permanent dead link]
  2. "Members of the Legislative Assembly 1974–2016" (PDF). Parliament of the Northern Territory. Retrieved 26 February 2020.