Darling Downs

Norma Jones - 00:02:02

Norma Jones

Norma Jones speaks about her early life, attending Kedron Park Teacher's College, participating in a protest against the visit of United States President, Lyndon Baines Johnson. She outlines her teaching in Toowoomba and recalls that the Darling Downs Institute of Advanced  Education was newly established in Toowoomba and played a part in politicisation of the city's young people. She characterises Toowoomba as a very conservative city.

Lawrence Springborg - 00:00:00

Lawrence Springborg
Lawrence Springborg discusses his family history, education and introduction to politics. He describes the development of his political identity and attributes his commitment to conservatism to his rural background. He outlines the lead-up to a preselection ballot in 1989.
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