Long serving members

In 1966 Anthony Austin Street began his 18 year career as the member for Corangamite. The son of Geoffrey Street, in the first Fraser ministry he became the Minister for Labor and in Malcolm Fraser’s second term he was Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations and he went on to hold a cabinet post as the Minister for Foreign Affairs .

Tony Street was followed by the longest serving member for Corangamite, Stewart McArthur a sheep farmer from Camperdown who held the post for 23 years and served over 10 years as government whip.  He was unseated when, after more than 60 years Corangamite swung back to Labor under Kevin Rudd in 2007.

Photos:  Anthony Austin Street with young John Howard at the swearing of Malcolm Fraser’s Fourth Cabinet

Fergus Stewart McArthur

 

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