Sir Robert Menzies

Posted in 1934

  • Robert Menzies: Member of Hughes Cabinet. Menzies (3rd from left) next to HughesActing Premier of Victoria for 3 months from February to June.
  • Robert Menzies quits state parliament to contest the federal seat of Kooyong as a United Australia Party candidate.
  • On 15 September Menzies wins the seat of Kooyong and enters Federal Parliament. He is immediately appointed Attorney-General and Minister for Industry, positions held until March 1939.