From the oral history collection: Brian Walshe
Brian Walshe was an attendant in the House of Representatives in Parliament House from 1980 to 1988. He remained an attendant with the Parliament until retirement in 2007. He was born at Shepparton, Victoria, in 1934.
In this edited excerpt from an oral history interview, Mr Walshe talks about how he obtained the job as a parliamentary attendant in 1980, the duties of an attendant, uniforms, women attendants and places of work within Parliament House.
Brian Walshe was recorded for the Oral History Program by Barry York in 2007. The full interview can be listened to on our Oral histories website.