- At the end of 1927 Menzies announces his intention to nominate for the seat of East Yarra Province in the 1928 Victorian State election.
"When ... I called on him [Owen Dixon] to tell him that I was about to stand for Parliament, he delivered a quick judgement. 'Well, Menzies, it is probably easy to convert a good lawyer into a good politician; but re-conversion is impossible."
Sir Robert Menzies, Afternoon Light, 1967 p 316.
- Makes public speeches to assist Kent Hughes who is seeking National Party selection for the seat of Kew.