Our School leaders were privileged to meet the Hon. Bronwyn Bishop MP and Speaker of the House of Representatives at the office of the Hon. Kelly O'Dwyer MP. Our students appreciated the opportunity to discuss strategies for success in a leadership position with these respected politicians.
Mrs Bishop has had a long and distinguished career in the Parliament. She was first elected to the Senate in 1987 and was later elected as the Member of Mackellar in a by-election in 1994. Within eighteen months of entering the Parliament Mrs Bishop was appointed Shadow Minister for Public Administration, Federal Affairs and Local Government and has held numerous Shadow Ministerial positions including in Health, Veterans' Affairs and Seniors. Mrs Bishop was the Minister for Defence Industry, Science and Personnel and later the Minister for Aged Care during the Howard Government.
From left: Oakleigh Grammar Principal Mark Robertson, MP's Kelly O'Dwyer and Bronwyn Bishop, and Oakleigh Grammar Senior School Leaders.