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|Title:||Interview with Bruce Eastick AM [RDA 1947]|
|Abstract:||Bruce Eastick AM graduated from Roseworthy College in 1947 with First Class Honours. He was awarded the Albert Molineaux Prize, Morphett Prize and many others. He then attended the University of Sydney where he graduated with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science degree. Bruce pioneered rural veterinary practice in Gawler as its first self-employed veterinarian and became State President of the Australian Veterinary Association in 1961 and Federal President in 1966. Bruce was involved with the Corporation of Gawler and was Mayor from 1968 to 1972. He was elected Member for Light in 1970 and became Leader of the Opposition in 1972, also achieving the role of Speaker of the House of Assembly from 1979 to 1982. He has always retained a close connection to Roseworthy College and was made a Member of the College Council in 1982. After one year, he was elected President. Bruce is a Life Member of ROCA and was awarded the 1985 ROCA Award of Merit. In 2017, he was named as the inaugural Roseworthy Icon.|
|Appears in Collections:||Series 1345 Oral Histories and Interviews|
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