|Birth name||Albert Geoffrey McElhinney|
|Born||20 December 1922|
Surrey Hills, Victoria, Australia
|Died||21 July 2017 (aged 94)|
Benowa, Gold Coast, Australia
|Occupations||Singer, songwriter, aircraft mechanic|
Albert Geoffrey "Geoff" McElhinney OAM (20 December 1922 – 21 July 2017), better known as Geoff Mack, was an Australian country singer-songwriter. He was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia on 13 June 2005 with the citation, For service to country music and to the community,through support for senior citizens' groups. As a songwriter, he wrote "I've Been Everywhere" which was an Australian hit for Lucky Starr in April 1962. More than 130 cover versions have been recorded.
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- "McELHINNEY, Albert Geoffrey". It's an Honour - Honours - Search Australian Honours. Government of Australia. 13 June 2005. Retrieved 19 February 2010.
- ""IVE BEEN EVERYWHERE" at APRA search engine". Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA). Archived from the original on 8 September 2012. Retrieved 19 February 2010. Cite uses deprecated parameter
- McFarlane, Ian (1999). "Encyclopedia entry for 'Lucky Starr'". Encyclopedia of Australian Rock and Pop. St Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin. ISBN 1-86508-072-1. Archived from the original on August 3, 2004. Retrieved 19 February 2010. Cite uses deprecated parameter
- Douglas, Tim (16 January 2013). "And his song's been everywhere too". The Australian. Retrieved 15 August 2016.