Oral histories on the topic 'Barry Jones'
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
Neil ‘Bluey’ Baker, born 1947, was a telephone technician in the provisional Parliament House from 1973 to 1988 and thereafter in the new Parliament House for many years.
Topics: Alexandria Training School (Sydney), Arthur Gietzelt, ASIO, Badges, Bakelite, Baker’s Better Beverages, Barry Jones, Bathurst (NSW), Bill Gellatly, Bill Hayden, Bill Rickaby, Bill Snedden, Bob Hawke, Broken Hill (NSW), Canberra, Canberra Times, Catholic schools, Commonwealth Parliament Staff Association, Cootamundra (NSW), Cordial manufacturers, De La Salle College, Don Chipp, Eddie Hunter, Eddie Jones, Factories, Family background, Flo Bjelke-Petersen, Fraud charges, Gambling, Garfield Barwick, General Post Office (GPO), Gough Whitlam, Hansard staff, Hardie-Ferodo car race, Ian Burn, Ian Sinclair, Jim Cairns, John Corkill, Junie Morosi, Juvenile gangs, Ken Fry, Kevin McDermit, Kim Beazley, Leeton (NSW), Letraset, Linesmen, Mal Colston, Malcolm Fraser, Marbles (game), Margaret Reid, Marist Brothers, Marrickville (Sydney), Michael Somes, Mick Young, Mungo MacCallum, New Parliament House, Non-Switching units, PABX system, Parliament’s telephone system, Paul Savage, Peter Hall, Peter Harvey, Peter Horn, Post Master General (PMG), Press Gallery, Provisional Parliament House, Radio, Retired Technician’s Union, Ron Cahill, Rural automatic telephone exchanges, Security, Serjeant-at-arms, Snooker, SP bookmakers, Steve Angelo, Sydney (NSW), Technical training, Technology, Telecom, Telecommunications technicians, Telegram boys, Telephone technicians, Telephones, telephonists, television, The Dismissal (11 November 1975), Usher of the Black Rod, Wollongong (NSW)
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)
Cheryl Cartwright, journalist and manager, came to Canberra in 1978 to work as a secretary for Prime Minister Fraser. In 1980 she enrolled in university studies and in 1984 returned to the provisional Parliament House as a journalist. She worked in the Press Gallery before moving to Adelaide to w...
Topics: ABC radio, Adelaide, Advisors, Alan Jones, Andrew McKellar, Andrew Peacock, Ansett Airlines, Australian Associated Press, Barrie Cassidy, Barry Jones, Bill Hayden, Bill Heffernan, Bob Hawke, Brian Loughnane, Budgets, Business Sunday, Canberra, Canberra Times, Cathy Quealy, Centrelink, Channel Nine, Channel Seven, Claire Arthurs, Cotter dam, Dale Budd, David Kidd, David Woodrow, Education, Election campaigns, Facebook, Family, Fax machines, Female Eunuch, Focus groups, Footscray, Gareth Evans, General Motors Holden, Gough Whitlam, Graham Richardson, Grahame Morris, Hansard, Ian McKay, India, Jeff Kennett, Jillaroo, Jocelyn Newman, John Hewson, John Howard, John Moore, John Stanley, Journalists, Kerry O’Brien, Kerry Packer, Labor Party, Liaison officers, Liberal Party, Macquarie Radio, Malcolm Fraser, Malcolm Hazell, Martin Ferguson, Media advisors, Michael Cavanagh, Nareen, Neal Blewett, New Parliament House, New Zealand, One Nation party, Paul Keating, Paul Kelly, Peter Costello, Peter Hand, Peter Harvey, Petro Giorgiou, Pipeline Industry Association, Politics, Press Gallery, Prime Minister’s Office, Provisional Parliament House, Question Time, Radio, Radio 2GB, Radio Alley, Ralph Willis, Russell Schneider, Ruth Murray, Secretaries, Security, Shorthand, Smoking, SP bookies, Speech writers, Stan Collard, Stephen Spencer, Switchboard operators, Technology, television, Telex machines, The Australian, The Lodge, Tony Street, Tony Streeton, Twitter, Typewriters, Typists, Vietnam War, Wal Fife, Warren Truss, Weekly Times, Wilson Tuckey, Women’s Weekly