Luncheon Details

Our May Guest Speaker BILL HASSELL AM

Born on 6 June1943, and attending Hale School, Bill graduated with a law degree from the University of WA in 1965. He entered legal practice in 1966.

In 1977, Bill Hassell was elected to the Legislative Assembly seat of Cottesloe and served in the WA Parliament until 1990, including as a Minister in the governments of Sir Charles Court and Ray O’Connor, as Deputy Leader, and then as Leader of the Opposition 1984-1986.

He is a life member of the Liberal Party.

Bill Hassell became Western Australian Agent General in Britain and Europe 1994-97. He is currently Deputy Mayor of the City of Nedlands. He is a Member in the Order of Australia, and was awarded the Centenary of Federation Medal, and also the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Bill has been married to Susan for 44 years and they have three adult children and four grandchildren. 

Bill’s intriguing topic for our luncheon on Mon 19 May will be:

The Australia Day Speech I Would Like the Prime Minister to Give.

Highgate’s next Luncheon is at the WA Club, 12 St Georges Terrace, Perth on Monday 21 May 2018 at 1200 for 1230 hours.  Please use the “Luncheon Details” link above to make your booking by COB Wednesday 16 May 2018.