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John Cain

Born
26 April 1931 (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)
Died
23 December 2019
Parents
John (q.v.), and Dorothea Vera Marie Grindrod, businesswoman
Marriage

Marital Status: 6 July 1955 Nancye Evelyn Williams; 2s. 1d.

Education
State Primary Schools, Northcote High School, Scotch College, Melbourne University, LLB 1953. Articled to John Galbally (q.v.)
Career

Barrister and Solicitor Preston 1957-1976; Member Council Law Institute Vic. 1967-1976, Treasurer 1969-1970, Chairman 1971-1972, President 1972-1973; Member Law Council of Aust. 1973-1976; part-time member Aust. Law Reform Commission 1975-1977; Prof. Assoc. Univ. Melbourne 1991-. Member Cwealth Observers Grp to Sth African Elections 1994. Member Trust, National Tennis Centre (Rod Laver Arena) 1990-1994. Trustee, Melbourne Cricket Ground 1982-1998, 1999- . Member of Deakin University, Faculty of Business and Law Academic Advisory Board 2004- . Chairman, Hume Global Village Learning Advisory Board 2004- . 

 

Party
Australian Labor Party
HouseElectorateStart End
Legislative AssemblyBundoora20 March 19762 October 1992Retired

*The Start date for Members elected after 1900 is the date they were elected. The start date for pre-1900 Members is the date they were sworn in.
MinistryStartEnd
Shadow Minister for Public Works1 January 197631 December 1977
Shadow Minister for Planning1 January 197731 December 1981
Shadow Attorney-General1 January 197931 March 1982
Attorney-General8 April 19828 September 1983
Minister for Federal Affairs8 April 198221 December 1982
Premier8 April 198210 August 1990
Minister Responsible for Women's Affairs1 January 198231 December 1990
Minister for Ethnic Affairs2 April 199010 August 1990
Speeches
References

References: Who's Who in Australia 1971-1983; Victorian Parliamentary Handbook; 'Notable Australians', Melbourne, 1978; LIJ June 1972; Age 8 Sept 1981, 30 Mar 1982; SNP 8 Sept 1981, Herald 5 Apr 1982; National Times 11 Oct 1981, 20 May 1983

Data Source: Browne, G, 'Biographical Register of the Victorian Parliament 1900-84', 1985


Last updated: 24th February 2020