[LINK] New website on history of elections in Australia

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Mon Nov 5 11:22:29 AEDT 2007

Jan Whitaker wrote:
>> New 'Soapbox' website explores our electioneering past
It is pretty thin on the 1931 election which was the subject of a recent Jigsaw 
thatre production at Old Parliament house called the PM and the Swaggie.

The PM in question was "Honest" Jo Lyons who left the Labor party to found the 
UAP which later became the Liberal Party. Note, his wife Enid Lyons had nine 
children and became the first woman MP when she took over her husband's seat 
when he died in office!

Marghanita da Cruz
Phone: (+61)0414 869202

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