OBIT: Former Federal Member for Hindmarsh, Clyde Cameron.

Former Federal Member for Hindmarsh, Clyde Cameron has died.

As a Cabinet Minister in the Whitlam Government, Clyde’s appointment of former High Court Justice Mary Gaudron to prosecute the case for equal pay for female workers in the Arbitration Commission made history.

Clyde was a leading advocate for pension increases, the provision of child care to support working women, and greatly improved the pay and conditions of public sector workers during his term as Minister for Labour and Immigration.

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