Oral histories on the topic 'Griffith (Nsw)'
Fred Johnson worked on the Parliament House construction site in the mid-1920s. After the Parliament House was opened in 1927, he joined the parliamentary staff, working in the building until his retirement in 1967, when he was Deputy Principal Attendant and Keeper of the Mace. Born in Sydney in ...
Topics: Accommodation, Alan Tregear, Alf Backley, Archie Cameron, Billiard Room, Billy Hughes, Bob Menzies, Bruce Mathews, Builders, Building workers, Burt Fields, Cabinet Room, Canberra (1920s), Caterers, Causeway, Charles Hawker, Charlie Adaman, Choristers, Dame Nellie Melba, David Fairbairn, Doug Blake, Frank Packer, Earle Page, Empire Parliamentary Association, Golf, Gracie Fields, Griffith (NSW), Harry Johnson, Hoskins (steel company), Hotel Canberra, Italians, James ‘Digger’ Dunn, Joe Alexander, John Butters, Joint House Department, Journalists, Kings Hall, Kitchen, Leeton (NSW), Les Dwyer, Littleton Groom, Members Bar, Members Dining Room, Opening ceremony 1927, Opposition Party Room, Parliamentary Refreshment Rooms, Party Room, Press Gallery, Provisional Parliament House, Queanbeyan, Records Office, Sammy Sampson, Save Our Sons, Security, Serjeant-at-arms, Speaker’s Chair, St Andrews Cathedral choir, The Mace, Tradesmen, Vietnam protests, Wilfred Johnson, Working conditions (1920s), World War One
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