- Deputy Premier of Victoria, Attorney-General and Minister for the Railways.
"Despite ministerial responsibilities, parliamentary duties and the continued demands of his legal practice, Menzies' public performances as a speaker increased in volume and variety in 1933-34, partly because of what was obviously now his sheer pleasure in the easy rapport he could establish with most audiences, and partly because he felt a genuine sense of mission as the advocate of traditional democratic values, as he saw them, in the face of incipient threats, at home and abroad."
A W Martin, Robert Menzies A Life Vol 1 1894-1943, 1993 p 107.
- The Federal seat of Kooyong and the Attorney-Generalship become available ...
"In July 1933 the Argus had observed the changes brewing in the federal cabinet made it seem likely that an attempt would soon be made to tempt Menzies to Canberra."
A W Martin, Robert Menzies A Life Vol 1 1894-1943, 1993 p 114.