From the oral history collection: Mary (‘Meg’) Mather-Brown
Meg Mather-Brown was born in 1937 and was a grand-daughter of Sir Earle Page, Australia’s 11th Prime Minister. Page was Prime Minister for 20 days in 1939 but served in the federal parliament for 42 years from 1919 until his death. He also served as deputy Prime Minister to SM Bruce from 1923 to 1929 and to Joseph Lyons from 1934 to 1939.
In this edited excerpt from an interview in the Oral History collection, Meg Mather-Brown recalls her “grandpa”. “We were all a bit in awe of this man and his entourage”.
To discover why, just listen on…
The interview was recorded in 2015 by Barry York. The full interview is not currently available online but is available upon request at the Museum of Australian Democracy. Please contact the museum prior to your visit and quote the reference number OHI 467.