Sir Robert Menzies

Posted in 1935

  • Robert MenziesFebruary: as Federal Attorney-General Menzies sails to England with his wife Pat, PM Lyons and the Australian Ministerial party to represent Australia at King George V's Jubilee celebrations. They return in September.
  • July 4: Menzies, responding to UK Prime Minister Baldwin, makes his first speech in England. It is to the Empire Parliamentary Association luncheon in Westminster Hall.
  • December: Becomes Deputy Leader of the United Australia Party.