Clyde Holding (ALP-Melbourne Ports) How-To-Vote Card 1996

This is the how-to-vote card issued by Clyde Holding, ALP member for Melbourne Ports, at the 1996 federal election.

Holding represented Melbourne Ports from 1997 until his retirement at the 1998 election, when he was succeeded by Michael Danby. He was the member for Richmond in the Victorian Parliament (1962-77) and leader of the ALP (1967-77), leading the party to election defeats in 1970, 1973 and 1976.

Holding was a minister in the Hawke government (1983-90), variously holding the portfolios of Aboriginal Affairs, Employment Services and Youth Affairs, Transport and Communications Support, Immigration, Local Government and Ethnic Affairs, and Arts and Territories.

Holding died in 2011, aged 80.

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