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Photograph: Ballarat Civic Hall Dinner - Elly Mewson, Bob Hawke (Prime Minister) and Norm Borchers

From the Collection of Unions Ballarat 24 Camp Street Ballarat Victoria

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Historical information
Photograph: Elly Mewson, Bob Hawke (Prime Minister) and Norm Borchers at Ballarat Civic Hall Dinner. Others in photograph have not been identified.

Bob Hawke was Prime Minister of Australia and the Leader of the Labor Party from 1983 to 1991.

Norm Borchers passed away in 2008. Borchers was a Club President of the Sebastopol Lions Club (1975-76). He worked for the railways as an engineering employee and was long-term trade unionist (Amalgamated Engineering Union and the Australian Railways Union) and ALP member; he lived and worked in the Ballarat area. Norm was active in workplace disputes during the ALP split in 1955. He was a long time supporter of Ballarat Trades Hall.
When Made
8 June 1989
Last updated
22 Mar 2017 at 12:38PM