Oral histories on the topic 'Australian Federal Police'
Roger Martindale, born 1943 in England, was a police constable in the UK until 1973 when he migrated to Australia. He joined the Commonwealth Police (now AFP) VIP protection service in 1973 which included being part of Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser's security team in 1978 and thereafter that of t...
Topics: ‘A Current Affair’ (TV program), Aboriginal Tent Embassy, AFL Grand Final, Aircraft, Alresford, ASIO, Attendants, Australian Federal Police, Australian Protective Service, awards, Bahamas, Barrie Cassidy, Barry Brown, Beijing, Bill Hayden, Bob Hawke, Bob Hunter, Bomb scare, Bushfires, Cabinet anteroom, Cabinet Room, Camaraderie, Canberra, China, CHOGM, CHOGRM, Chris Conybeare, Commonwealth Police, Constitutional Convention 1998, Cook Islands, Craig Emerson, Demonstrations, Denis Richardson, Doug Anthony, Dubrovnik, Duck shooting, Election campaigns, Fairstar (ship), Family life, Firearms, Frank Leverett, Frank Lowy, Gambling, Gareth Evans, Geoffrey Yeend, George Davidson, George Shultz, Golf, Gorbachev, Government House, Governor-General, Graham Freudenberg, Graham Richardson, Graham Seidel, Hampshire, Hazel Hawke, Hilton bombing, Hilton hotel, Horse races, Hostels, Ian Sharp, Ian Sinclair, India, Indira Gandhi, Ireland, Irish Republican Army, Israel, Jill Saunders, Joe Feldman, John Bowen, John Button, John Hewson, John Kerr, KGB, Kim Beazley, Kirribilli House, Kremlin, Laurie Oakes, Lionel Bowen, Malcolm Fraser, Margaret Thatcher, Michelle Grattan, Mick Young, Migration, Monterey, Mullumbimby, Nanjing, Nareen, New Dehli, New Parliament House, Ninian Stephens, Osvaldo Meneghello, Pakistan, Party Room, Paul Keating, Peter Harvey, Phil Lynch, Photographs, Policing, Portsmouth, Press Gallery, Princess Anne, Provisional Parliament House, Queen’s Visit 1992, Radio, Rajiv Gandhi, Red Square, Right to Life, Robert Ray, Royal Marines, Royalty Protection, Group, Sandy Hollway, Security, Security Intelligence and Diplomatic Liaison, Shandong Province, Singleton Army Base, South Africa, South Pacific, Forum, Tamie Fraser, The Lodge, Thomas Kelly, Tiananmen Square, Tipperary, Training, Turkey, US Secret Service, VIP Protection, Washington, Wombat trail, Yasser Arafat, Yasushiro Nakasone, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zelman Cowen
Daryl Smeaton was born in Victoria in 1949. In 1971 he was Departmental Liaison Officer to the Attorney-General and from 1973 to 1975 he provided Ministerial Services to the Special Minister of State. Between 1987 and 1994 he worked as Senior Private Secretary to two Ministers for Justice, Michae...
Topics: Administrative Services, Adrian Wild, Amanda Vanstone, ASIO, Attorney-General’s Department, Audrey Fagan, Australasian Police Ministers Council, Australian Council of Youth Political Leaders, Australian Federal Police, Australian Rules football, Ballarat, Barrie Unsworth, Bill Bowtell, Bill Coad, Bob Collins, Bob Hawke, Bob McMullan, Brian Harradine, Brian Howe, Briefings, Cabinet Room, Canberra, Canberra Rex, Carol Summerhayes, China, Clarrie Harders, Clyde Cameron, Coast Watch, Commissioner for Trade Practices, Commonwealth Law Enforcement Board, Consumer affairs, Department of Finance, Department of Justice, Dismissal (November 11, 1975), Don Chipp, Don Russell, Don Willesee, Doug McClelland, Duncan Kerr, East Block, Ellen Hawke, Family life, Fred Chaney, Freedom of Information, Gareth Evans, Gary Quinlan, Geoff Fary, Gerry Hand, Gough Whitlam, Gowrie Hostel, Graham Richardson, Greens, Guns, Hobart, Hoddle Street massacre, Interchange Program, Ivor Greenwood, Jaan, Joe Thwaites, Joh Bjelke-Petersen, John Bennett, John Button, John Howard, John Kerr, John Rowe, Keith Wright, Koula Alexiandes, Labor Party, Laurie Oakes, Lionel Bowen, Malcolm Fraser, Michael Bolton, Michael Lavarch, Michael Lee, Michael Tate, Michelle Grattan, Milton Cockburn, Neal Blewett, New Parliament House, Nick Bolkus, Noel Crichton-Browne, Parliamentary Liaison, Pat O’Connor, Paul Bongiorno, Paul Calvert, Paul Keating, Peter Cook, Peter McAulay, Peter Walsh, Port Arthur massacre, Press Gallery, Provisional Parliament House, Public Service Board, Question Time, Referendum Bills, Robert Cotton, Sandy Hollway, Sid Spindler, Simon Overland, Spain, Special Minister for State, Special Premiers’ Conference, Stanley Ho, Stuart Flats, Thailand, Treaties, University studies, USA, Wrest Point Casino, Young Christian Workers Movement
Steve Gavin, born in Brisbane in 1944, worked in the Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet from 1970 to 1980 and was a Cabinet note-taker for three years from 1976 to 1978.
Topics: Administrative Services Department, Aircraft hijackings, Allan Rose, Anteroom, Arthur Tange, Australian Defence College, Australian Federal Police, Bicentenary, Bob Ellicott, Brassey House, Brisbane, Cabinet, Cabinet anteroom, Cabinet Handbook, Cabinet leaks, Cabinet meetings, Cabinet Room, Canberra, Capital Hill, Constitution and Legal Affairs, Crimes (Foreign Incursions and Recruitment) Act, Croatia, Defence Department, Defence Planning Division, Defence Signals Division, Diplomatic Service trainees, Doug Anthony, Federal Police Training College, Foreign Affairs Department, Fred Daly, Geoffrey Yeend, Gough Whitlam, H.C. ‘Nugget’ Coombs, Henry Bland, Hijackings, Hostels, Ian Sinclair, Intelligence and Security Branch, John Bunting, Joint Intelligence Organisation, Joint Services of Staff College, Lawley House, Legislation Committee, Lionel Murphy, Malcolm Fraser, National Capital Development Commission, National Party, New Parliament House, Note Takers, Office of National Assessments, Officials’ Gallery (Senate), Papua New Guinea, Parliamentary Liaison Officers, Peter Nixon, Phil Lynch, Policy and Projects, Primary Industry Department, Prime Minister & Cabinet Department, Public Service Board, Public Works Department, Queensland University, Redcliffe, Royal Commission on Intelligence and Security, Secret Intelligence Service, Special Minister of State, Taxation, Terrorism, Tony Powell, Torres Strait, Transport Department, Treasury, William McMahon, Yarralumla, Yugoslavia