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Sir Robert Menzies, Freeman Of The City Of Kew, Warns Of Community Greed

In one of last public speeches, Sir Robert Menzies, Australia’s longest-serving Prime Minister and founder of the Liberal Party, warned against unbridled greed in the community.

Menzies spoke on August 11, 1974 at a ceremony awarding him the Freedom of the City of Kew, in the heart of his old electorate of Kooyong, in Melbourne.

Menzies was 79. It was one of his final public appearances before his death in May 1978. [Read more…]