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Photograph: Joan Kirner (left), Norm Borchers (right). Joan Kirner served as a member of the state parliament from 1982-1994. Deputy Premier of Victoria, Minister of Education and subsequently Premier of Victoria (1990-92). Photo taken during the time that she was Premier. 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.

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