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Posts published in “Year: 1975

A Lack Of Communication?

Amongst other things, Bob Hawke said that the Whitlam government had failed to communicate with the electorate. Where have we heard that before?

Sunday Observer: “Thank Bloody Christ”

Even in 1975, tabloid newspapers were strident in their views. This is how the Sunday Observer reacted to Whitlam's massive defeat in the December election.

The Sun: Snedden Cuts, Fraser No!

Front page of The Sun: Laurie Oakes reports that former leader Snedden and current leader Fraser disagreed about spending cuts.