Oral histories on the topic 'Computers'
Pandora Livanes worked in Parliament House as a secretary in the office of Prime Minister Bob Hawke from January 1987 to August 1989.
Topics: ALP National Secretariat, Bob Hawke, Bob Hogg, Chris Conybeare, Col Parks, Computers, Craddock Morton, Craig Emerson, Debra Shores, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Di Flaherty, Double Dissolution election 1987, Drake hotel (Chicago, USA), Elle Macpherson, Family background, Fax machines, Gareth Evans, George Gear, Glee Club, Graeme Freudenberg, Graham Richardson, Graham Sindell, Griffith (NSW), Hazel Hawke, Heather Le Nevez, Jean Hammond, Jean Sinclair, John Bowan, John Brown (resignation), John Button, Kevin Rudd, Libby Bogusz, Louise Cullen, Mary Wallace, Migration (mother), Mike Codd, National Media Liaison Service (ANIMALS), New Parliament House, New York (USA), Non Members Bar, Office managers, Ozvaldo Meneghello, Parents, Paul Keating, Press Gallery, Prime Minister’s Office, Pritikin diet, Question Time, Robert Wylie, Royal Australian Air Force Base Tindal, Rugby World Cup, Sandy Hollway, Schooling, Secretarial studies, Sharon Massey, Shorthand, Smoking, Stenographers, Stephen Mills, Stirling College (ACT), Switchboard operators, Sydney Olympics, Technology, Telex machines, Texas (USA), Tonga, Travelling (for work), Typists, United States, Vasilopoulo (town in Greece), Vegemite, Waldorf Astoria Towers hotel, Washington DC (USA), Whip
Stephen Spencer worked in the Press Gallery at the provisional Parliament House from 1986 to 1988 and subsequently at the Australian Parliament House from 1988 to 2001. From 2001 to 2005 he was Speech Writer and Press Secretary to Simon Crean.
Topics: 2CA (radio), 2CC (radio), 2CH (radio station), 2GB (radio), Alan Jones, Alex Howen, Alexander Downer, Andrew Butcher, Andrew Peacock, Annie McKay, Arawa (ship), Assisted Passage Scheme, Australia Card, Australian Broadcasting Commission, Australian Labor Party, Australian Union of Students, AWA Network, Barrie Cassidy, Barry Jones, Bob Hawke, Budget press conferences, Cafeteria, Cameramen, Canberra (1986), Chris Fry, Colin Winchester, Computers, Craig Thomson, David Hill, Denis Shanahan, Dennis Glover, Don Bradman, Downer (Canberra), Eric Roozendaal, Fairfax media, Family background, Gabrielle Harrison, Geoff Walsh, George Bush, Gerard Henderson, Goods and Services Tax, Gordon Moyes, Graham Freudenberg, Graham Samuel, Inside Canberra (publication), Iraq war, Jenny Hutchison, Jenny Macklin, Jim Middleton, Joh Bjelke-Petersen, John Faulkner, John Flannery, John Hewson, John Howard, John Kerin, John Kerr (portrait), John Laws, John Murphy, John Stanley, John Tingle, Journalism, Journalists, Julia Gillard, Kathy Boland, Ken Randall, Kerry O’Brien, Kevin Rudd, Kim Beazley, Laurie Oakes, Leo McLeay, Liberal Party, Lionel Murphy, Macquarie, National News, Macquarie University, Macquarie University Students’ Council, Manchester (UK), Mark Latham, Martin Ferguson, Michelle Grattan, Migration, Mike Carlton, Mike Steketee, Mungo MacCallum, Nagra recorders, Neville Wran, Newport (Sydney), Newport Primary School, News Ltd., Parents, Party (to mark Parliament House’s closure 1988), Paul Bongiorno, Paul Keating, Peter Costello, Peter Logue, Peter Slipper, Phil Tardif, Pittwater High School, Politics, Pradeep Philip, Press Gallery, Press secretaries, Provisional Parliament House, Question Time, Radio journalism, Ralph Willis, Recording technology, Republic issue, Rob Chalmers, Rugby League Grand Final, Schooling Security, Shaw Savill line (ships), Simon Crean, Speech writers, Stephen O’Doherty, Student Unity (political grouping), Superscope cassette recorder, T Max Hawkins, Tampa incident, Technology, Television journalism, The Australian (newspaper), The National Times (newspaper), Tony Abbott, Tony Allen, Travels (for work), Wesley Mission, Wilson Tuckey
John Campbell was appointed to Hansard in 1960, working in the provisional Parliament House until 1988 and then in the new Parliament House until 1990 when he retired from the post of Principal Parliamentary Reporter. He was born in Brisbane in 1935.
Topics: Accountancy, ACT Legislative Assembly, Ainsley Gotto, Alan Ramsey, Alan Reid, Albury Follett, Allen Fairhall, Alwyn Simpson, Arthur Calwell, Assistant Principal Parliamentary Reporters, Australian Agricultural Council, Australian Broadcasting Commission, Australian Fisheries Council, Australian Journalists Association, Bernie Harris, Bert Milliner, Bill Bridgman, Bill Hayden, Billy Snedden, Billy Wentworth, Bob Hawke, Bob Martin, Brisbane, Brisbane State High School, Bruce Goodluck, Canberra, Canberra College of Advanced Education, Canberra Symphony Orchestra, Canberra Times (newspaper), Chicken Man incident, Chief Hansard Reporter, Committee system, Commonwealth Hansard Editors Association, Commonwealth of Nations, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Computers, Cricket, Crossing the floor, Democracy, Diploma of Commerce, Dismissal (November 11th, 1975), Divisions (in Parliament), Donald Cameron, Doug McClelland, Eddie Ward, Edward St John, Edwards Cup, Football, Fred Daly, Gordon Bryant, Gough Whitlam, Government Printing Office (Kingston), Graham Freudenberg, Hansard, Hansard indexes, Hansard reporters, Harold Holt, Harry Jenkins, Hilton Hotel bombing 1978, House of Commons, Ian Sinclair, Ithaca Creek State School (Qld), Jim Killen, Jim Roberts, Joe McKnight, John Carrick, John Gorton, John McEwen, John Templeton, Joint Sitting 1974, Julian Beale, Ken Ingram, Ken Wriedt, Kim Beazley senior, Lamson tubes, Lawley House (Canberra), Leo O’Donnell, Leslie Haylen, Lionel Murphy, Loan Council, London conference (1984), Malcolm Fraser, Malcolm McGregor, Manfred Cross, Members Dining Room, Ministerial Council meetings, Neville Richards, New Parliament House, Papua New Guinea, Parliamentary broadcasting, Parliamentary Information Systems Office, Parliamentary Library, Parties (social), Pat Finnemore, Pat Sales, Paul Hasluck, Peter Rae, Peter Walsh, Photocopying machine, Pitman’s Shorthand, Premiers Conference, Principal, Parliamentary Reporters, Proof-reading, Provisional Parliament House, Public Service Board, Ralph Hunt, Recording technology, Reg Withers, Reg Wright, Retirement, Robert Menzies, Royal Canberra Golf Club, Schooling, Secrecy, Security (Parliament House), Security clearances, Senate Select Committee on Securities and Exchange, Senior Officers’ Dining Room, Shorthand, Sound and Vision Office, Southeast Asia Treaty Organisation SEATO), Staff Dining Room, State Commercial High School (Qld), State Reporting Bureau (Qld), Stenographers, Steno-machines, Style Council, Supervisors, Tape Transcription Centre, Tape transcriptions, Technology, The Age (newspaper), Travels (work), Typesetting, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation, University of Queensland, Wages, Wallace Brown, Wilfred Kent Hughes, William McMahon
Greg McIntosh was a staffer in the Provisional Parliament House for the Hon. Ian McPhee from 1985 to 1987. He was a Parliamentary Political Science Fellow from 1988-89. The Museum is acquiring his collection of taped interviews with MPs, Senators and Press Gallery journalists about the implicatio...
Topics: Alan Missen, Albert Langer, Andrew Peacock, Andrew Southcott, Annette Ellis, Australian Financial Review, Australian Labor Party, Bangladesh, Barry Jones, Bernie Ripoll, Birchip (Vic), Bob Hawke, Canberra, Chris Puplick, Clarrie Millar, Colac (Vic), Communications policy, Computers, Country Party, Democracy, Des Keegan, Don Chipp, Doug Anthony, Ellnor Grassby, Family background, Formal education, Gareth Evans, Gough Whitlam, Herald & Weekly Times, Hotel Kurrajong, House of Commons (UK), Ian Cameron, Ian McPhee, Ian Sinclair, India, Jeparit (NSW), Joh Bjelke-Petersen, Joh for Canberra campaign, John Button, John Gorton, John Howard, John Moore, Kate Carnell, Kelly Hoare, Lachie McGregor, Legislative Assembly (ACT), Liberal Forum, Liberal Party, Louis Matheson, Max Burr, Michael Duffy, Michael Kroger, Mick Young, Mike Gore, Monash University, National Farmers Federation, National Party, New Parliament House, New Right, Norm Jensen, Parliamentary Executive, Parliamentary Library, Paul Keating, Peter Costello, Peter Fisher, Phillip Ruddock, Political Science Fellows, Political scientists, Practical jokes, Pranks, Press Gallery, Provisional Parliament House, Rainbow (Vic), Ralph Hunt, Ralph Willis, Researchers, Robert Hill, Robert Sparkes, Ross Lightfoot, Steele Hall, Teachers, Technology, The Lobby (restaurant), Trevor Kaine, Tuggeranong (ACT), Typewriters, Weston (ACT), Wets and Drys (Liberal Party), Williamstown (Melbourne), Wilson Tuckey, Winton Turnbull, Wycheproof (Vic), Yarrawonga (Vic)