Person - Denis Freney

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DENIS WILLIAM FRANCIS FRENEY (1936 - 1995)

A friend of Roger Milliss and Roger Coates , Denis became a member of NT in October 1956.

At age 16 Denis Freney joined the ALP. On a teacher training scholarship at Sydney University he joined the CPA and was Secretary of the Labour Club in 1955. A Trotskyist, he stood as a CPA candidate for Balmain in 1981 but was expelled from the Party after he became a member of the Outlook group.

Rigid and dogmatic, a political activist, Denis Freney was anti-apartheid, anti-Vietnam War, pro-Palestinians and pro-Fretilin in East Timor.



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