Mick Young

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The Honourable
Michael J. (Mick) Young
MHR
Born 9 October 1936
Sydney
Died 8 April 1996 (aged 59)
Sydney
Monuments Listed, Workers' Memorial
Occupation Shearer, unionist, politician
Political party
Australian Labor Party

Michael Jerome (Mick) Young (9 October 1936 – 8 April 1996) was an Australian politician. He rose through the Australian Labor Party (ALP) to become its National Secretary, before serving as a Labor member of the House of Representatives from the 1974 election to 1988. He was a senior minister in the Hawke government, and was a prominent political figure during the 1970s and 1980s.

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