Friday, October 4, 2019

Quote for the Day

“Give us this day our Daly Fred.”

-        Campaign slogan for Australian parliamentarian Fred Daly when he first stood for election in 1943.  In an upset, he won the seat.

Frederick Michael Daly (1912 – 1995), commonly known as Fred Daly, was an Australian politician who served as a member of the House of Representatives from 1943 to 1975, representing the Labor Party. In the Whitlam Government he was Leader of the House, Minister for Services and Property, and Minister for Administrative Services.

Fred Daly (right) with Gough Whitlam, 1973

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