Photograph: Robyn Mason, Frank Sheehan, Jenny Beacham, Hon Justice Kerr and John Brumby
From the Collection of Unions Ballarat 24 Camp Street Ballarat Victoria
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- Photograph: from left, Robyn Mason, Frank Sheehan, Jenny Beacham, Justice Kerr, John Brumby.
The photograph was taken to launch the ALP Victorian Federal campaign in Ballarat in 1996 outside of the ALP campaign office.
Robyn Mason was a member of the ALP and unsuccessfully contested the seat of Ballarat West in 1996. She was a feminist and a social worker who fought hard for those affected by sexual abuse and violence. Robyn Mason passed away in 2016.
Frank Sheehan was the state member for Ballarat South from 1982 to 1992.
Jenny Beacham is a former Labor state secretary and was an ALP candidate for Ballarat in 1996.
Justice Kerr served in federal parliament as the member for Denison for 23 years (1987–2010). He was Attorney-General (1993) and Minister for Justice (1993–1996) in the Keating Government and Parliamentary Secretary for Pacific Island Affairs (2007–2009) in the Rudd Government.
John Brumby was the 45th Premier of Victoria from 2007-2010. At the time of the photo, he was leader of the opposition.
- 26 Mar 2019 at 3:31PM