The Life and Career of Ray Evans

The political campaigner Ray Evans, who died in June, was best known for his dry economic views. He had a diverse group of acquaintances who inhabited interlocking networks, many of which had been created by Ray himself. In the early 1960s Ray was part of a loose Melbourne grouping of people in their mid-twenties who were either doing late courses or still mixing in university circles. He was a young engineer who on weekends ran an open house in his large rambling abode in North Carlton. He and his wife Marion had a young family with lots of children. People…

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