1975 Australian constitutional crisis
The 1975 Australian constitutional crisis (often known simply as "the Dismissal") has been described as the greatest political and constitutional crisis in Australian history. It culminated on 11 Nove...
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Bill Morrison (Australian politician)
William Lawrence "Bill" Morrison AO (3 November 1928 – 15 February 2013) was an Australian politician who was a member of the Australian House of Representatives and a Cabinet minister in the Wh...
Governor-General of Australia
The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia is the representative in the Australian jurisdiction of the Australian monarch (currently Queen Elizabeth II), according to the Constitution of Au...
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Joe Berinson
Joseph Max "Joe" Berinson (born 7 January 1932) is an Australian former politician who represented the Australian Labor Party (ALP) in the Australian House of Representatives and the Western Australia...
Garfield Barwick
Sir Garfield Edward John Barwick, AK GCMG QC (22 June 1903 – 13 July 1997) was the Attorney-General of Australia (1958–64), Minister for External Affairs (1961–64) and the sev...
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Paul Keating
Paul John Keating (born 18 January 1944) is an Australian politician who was the 24th Prime Minister of Australia and the Leader of the Labor Party from 1991 to 1996. Having left school at 14, Keating...
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Kim Edward Beazley
Kim Edward Beazley, AO (30 September 1917 – 12 October 2007), known as Kim Beazley during his career, Australian politician, was Minister for Education in the government of Gough Whitlam and a Labor m...
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Doug Everingham
Douglas Nixon "Doug" Everingham (born 25 June 1923) is a former Australian politician and minister.Everingham graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Sydney in 1946 a...
Australian Senate
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First Fraser Ministry
The First Fraser Ministry was the 51st Australian Commonwealth ministry, and held office from 11 November 1975 to 22 December 1975.Liberal Party of Australia–National Country Party CoalitionThis was a...
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High Court of Australia
The High Court of Australia is the supreme court in the Australian court hierarchy and the final court of appeal in Australia. It has both original and appellate jurisdiction, the power of judicial re...
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Australian constitutional law
Australian constitutional law is the area of the law of Australia relating to the interpretation and application of the Constitution of Australia. Several major doctrines of Australian constitutional ...
Clyde Cameron
Clyde Robert Cameron, AO (11 February 1913 – 14 March 2008), Australian politician, was a member of the Australian House of Representatives for 31 years from 1949 to 1980, a Cabinet min...
Mal Colston
Malcolm Arthur "Mal" Colston (5 April 1938 – 23 August 2003), Australian politician, was a Senator in the Parliament of Australia representing the state of Queensland between 1975 and 1999. He was a m...
John Wheeldon
John Murray Wheeldon (9 August 1929 – 24 May 2006) was an Australian federal politician and briefly a minister. He is mainly notable for his views on Australian foreign policy.Wheeldon...
Tom Lewis (Australian politician)
Thomas Lancelot (Tom) Lewis AO (born 23 January 1922) is a former New South Wales politician, Premier of New South Wales and Minister in the cabinets of Sir Robert Askin and Sir Eric Willis. He became...
Reg Bishop
Reginald Bishop AO (4 February 1913 – 3 July 1999) was an Australian politician. He was born in Adelaide and left school at fifteen and became a clerk in the South Australian Railways at the Islingto...
Reg Withers
Reginald Greive "Reg" Withers (26 October 1924 – 15 November 2014) was a long-serving member of the Australian Senate, a government minister, and Lord Mayor of Perth.
Withers was born in Bunbury, ...
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Lance Barnard
Lance Herbert Barnard AO (1 May 1919 – 6 August 1997), Australian politician, was Deputy Prime Minister of Australia for most of the Labor government of Gough Whitlam.A Tasmanian by birth, raised in L...
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Spouse of the Governor-General of Australia
The spouse of the Governor-General of Australia generally assists the office-holder in welcoming ambassadors and their spouses, and in performing their other official duties. The Governor-General's sp...
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Les Johnson
Leslie Royston "Les" Johnson AM (born 22 November 1924) is a former Australian politician and minister.Johnson was elected for the Australian Labor Party as the first member for the House of Represe...
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Gough Whitlam
Edward Gough Whitlam AC QC (/ˈɡɒf ˈwɪtləm/ 11 July 1916 – 21 October 2014) was the 21st Prime Minister of Australia, serving from 1972 to 1975. The Leader of the Labor Party from 1...
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Australian referendum, 1999 (Preamble)
The Australian republic referendum held on 6 November 1999 was a two-question referendum to amend the Constitution of Australia. The first question asked whether Australia should become a republic wit...
Doug McClelland
Douglas (Doug) McClelland, AC (born 5 August 1926) was elected to the Australian Senate as a member of the Australian Labor Party at the 1961 election, representing New South Wales.McClelland was bor...
Lionel Bowen
Lionel Frost Bowen, AC (28 December 1922 – 1 April 2012) was an Australian politician and senior Labor Party figure, serving in the ministries of Gough Whitlam and Bob Hawke. He was Deputy Prime ...
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Moss Cass
Moses Henry "Moss" Cass (born 18 February 1927) is a former member of the Australian House of Representatives. Born in Narrogin, Western Australia, Cass was educated in state schools before graduatin...
Cleaver Bunton
Cleaver Ernest Bunton AO OBE (5 May 1902 – 20 January 1999) was a long-serving Mayor of Albury, New South Wales, Australia, who came to national prominence in 1975 when he was controver...
Fred Daly (politician)
Frederick Michael Daly, AO (13 June 1912 – 2 August 1995) was a long-serving Australian Labor Party politician, a member of the Australian House of Representatives for 32 years from 194...