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People, parliament and politics

Author: Walter Jona
Publisher: Croydon, Vic. : Tertiary Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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Walter Jona was a member of Victorian Parliament for 21 years. These memoirs are an engrossing and often controversial personal recollection. His observations and assessments of parliamentary leaders and colleagues are based on close personal association rather than public image, and he is not afraid to criticise his own party.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Walter Jona; Walter Jona
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Jona
ISBN: 0864587996 9780864587992
OCLC Number: 122312597
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 228 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: CHAPTER I Australiaan Liberalism and Federalism 1 --
CHAPTER 2 Familhy Oigins and Renewals 8 --
CHAPTER 3 Pa ental ilnlueince and Early Years 31 --
CLEAPTER 4 The Yeas Between 53 --
CtAPTER 5 The Path to Parliament 68 --
CHAPTER 6 A Humble Backbencher 86 --
CHPTER 7 The Richmond Connection 106 --
CHAPTER 8 Seat Belts and the Road To1: the Untold Story 126 --
CHAPTER 9 My First Ministry: Ethnic Affairs 145 --
CHAPTER 10 Jika ika: iMlh or Moanser? 156 --
CHAPTER 1I A Vote is a IValed Possession 170 --
CHAPTER 12 On a Lighter Note 181 --
CHAPTER 13 :W\ e a Happy Teann at Hawthorn 195 --
CHAPTER 14 The Public Man 213.
Responsibility: by Walter Jona.
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Walter Jona was a member of Victorian Parliament for 21 years. These memoirs are an engrossing and often controversial personal recollection. His observations and assessments of parliamentary leaders and colleagues are based on close personal association rather than public image, and he is not afraid to criticise his own party.

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