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Dictionary of World Biography: Seventh edition

Jones, Barry

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Jones, Barry Owen (1932– ). Australian politician, writer and lawyer, born in Geelong. Educated at Melbourne University, he was a public servant, high school teacher, television and radio performer, university lecturer and lawyer before serving as a Labor MP in the Victorian Parliament 1972–77 and the Australian House of Representatives 1977–98. He took a leading role in reviving the Australian film industry, abolishing the death penalty in Australia, and was the first politician to raise...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2020-06
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/209886
DOI: 10.22459/DWB.2020
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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