Richard Carleton, the journalist and a face in the crowd in the famous picture of the crowd on the steps of Parliament House on November 11, has died at the Beaconsfield mine in Tasmania.
Posts tagged as “Bob Hawke”
Gough Whitlam appeared in the National Tally Room on election night to concede defeat and resign the ALP leadership.
The voice of Kerry O’Brien, Whitlam’s press secretary, can be heard as Whitlam arrives to address the media.
Amongst other things, Bob Hawke said that the Whitlam government had failed to communicate with the electorate. Where have we heard that before?
After ALP and ACTU President Bob Hawke admitted to drinking too much, Whitlam satirically promised to drink more.
The future prime minister, and frequent critic of the Whitlam government, made his comments about drinking in a media interview.
Whitlam’s whimsical response to Hawke’s confession came in an exchange with Channel 9’s Peter Harvey.
In June 1975, Whitlam conducted a reshuffle of his ministry. Whitlam and Barnard were about to precipitate the disastrous Bass by-election. And Alan Ramsey reported that Bob Hawke's position as ALP President might be in jeopardy. Page 2 of Melbourne's Sunday Press.