Tony Street

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The Honourable
Tony Street
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Corangamite
In office
26 November 1966 – 18 January 1984
Preceded by Dan Mackinnon
Succeeded by Stewart McArthur
Personal details
Born (1926-02-08) 8 February 1926 (age 88)
Nationality Australian
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Relations Geoffrey Street (father)

Anthony Austin (Tony) Street (born 8 February 1926) is a retired Australian politician and member of parliament.

He is the son of Geoffrey Street, a former Australian Cabinet Minister and MP. His father was killed in the 1940 Canberra air disaster.

In 1966 he was elected as a Liberal member of the Australian House of Representatives, representing the Corangamite division in Victoria, Australia. He remained in this position, winning re-election, until he resigned on 18 January 1984.

From 14 September 1971, during the McMahon Ministry, he was Assistant Minister assisting the Minister for Labour and National Service. In the First Fraser Ministry he became the Minister for Labour and Immigration. In the Second Fraser Ministry he served as Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations, and Minister assisting the Prime Minister for Public Service Matters. During the Third Fraser Ministry he served as minister in several posts, including Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations and Minister for Industrial Relations. He served as Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs during the Fourth Fraser Ministry, from 1980 until 1983.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jim McClelland
Minister for Labour and Immigration
1975
Succeeded by
Michael MacKellar
Preceded by
Jim McClelland
Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations
1975–1978
Succeeded by
Ian Viner
Preceded by
New title
Minister for Industrial Relations
1978–1980
Succeeded by
Andrew Peacock
Preceded by
Andrew Peacock
Minister for Foreign Affairs
1980–1983
Succeeded by
Bill Hayden
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Dan Mackinnon
Member for Corangamite
1966–1984
Succeeded by
Stewart McArthur