Full text and audio of Opposition Leader Billy Snedden's 1974 election policy speech, on behalf of the Liberal Party.
Posts published in April 1974
Text and Audio of Whitlam's 1974 Election Policy Speech, delivered at the Blacktown Civic Centre. Whitlam asked for a "fair go" and a "great vote of affirmation".
Audio of Opposition Leader Bill Snedden's Address to the Nation following the calling of the 1974 double dissolution election.
Full text and audio of Prime Minister Gough Whitlam's televised Address to the Nation on April 16, 1974.
Text of Governor-General Sir Paul Hasluck's proclamation of a double dissolution of the Federal Parliament. Includes audio of the Governor-General's Official Secretary, David Smith, reading the proclamation on the steps of Parliament House.
Editorial from The Age, decrying the circumstances leading to the 1974 double dissolution.
Front page of the Melbourne Sun News-Pictorial reporting Whitlam's announcement of the May 18, 1974 double dissolution election.
An extensive collection of audio clips of events leading up to to and after the announcement of the 1974 double dissolution election by Prime Minister Gough Whitlam. Includes text of Whitlam's announcement to the House of Representatives.
Transcript of speeches by Jim Killen and Fred Daly in the House debate on the Appropriation Bill. Includes audio extract of Daly's speech.
Radio and television reports on the Coalition's decision to block Supply to the Whitlam government - April 4, 1974.