Sir Robert Menzies

Posted in 1931

  • Becomes president of the Young Nationalists organisation in Victoria.

"On 17 April, under severe pressure and after complex discussions, Latham resigned the leadership of the federal Opposition in Lyons's favour. Menzies, as fellow barrister, leading member of the Group and key Victorian Nationalist was at the heart of these negotiations."
A W Martin, Robert Menzies A Life Vol 1 1894-1943, 1993 p 89.