Oral histories on the topic 'national party'
Barrie Virtue OBE was born at Lismore, NSW, in 1932. Between 1964 and 1984 he served as Press Secretary, Private Secretary and Principal Private Secretary to the Rt. Hon. Doug Anthony. During the interview, Mr Virtue sings a song, the words of which he wrote, to a tune based on one by the English...
Topics: Advisory Council (ACT), Air Disaster (1940), Alan Ramsey, Allan Barnes, Arthur Sullivan, ASIO, Australian Broadcasting Commission, Australian Journalists Association, Australian War Memorial, Barbara Hurst, Bexhill Public School, Bill D’Arcy, Bill McMahon, Bob Hawke, Bob King, Brian Toohey, Brisbane, Bruce Lloyd, Byron Bay (NSW), Cabinet, Canberra, China, CIA, Claire Virtue, Closer Economic Relations (New Zealand), Country Party, Cycling, Dairy farming, David Combe, Department of Trade, Dismissal (November 11, 1975), Dough Anthony, Earle Page, Environa, Eric White & Associates, Family life, Fax machines, Financial Review, Flies, Fred Daly, From the Pulpit (newspaper column), Geoffrey Yeend, Gordon Freeth, Gough Whitlam, Harold Holt, Henry Halloran, Herald (Melbourne), Holt disappearance, Hughes (ACT), Ian Hancock, Ian Robinson, Ian Sinclair, Jess Hale, Jim Lane, John Curtin, John England, John Gorton, John McEwen, Jon Christian, Journalists, Keith Darrow, Kurrajong Hotel, Lance Barnard, Larry Anthony, Law Council of Australia, League of Rights, Leighton (building company), Liam Bathgate, Lismore (NSW), Long Bay Gaol, Mack Holten, Majestic Fanfare (music), Malcolm Fraser, Margot Anthony, Marriage, Members Dining Room, Methodists, Michelle Grattan, Murwillumbah (NSW), National Capital Development Commission, National Party, Neil Currie, New Brighton (NSW), New Zealand, Nimbin (NSW), Norco, Northbourne Flats, Northern Star (newspaper), Parody (song), Party Room, Pat Daly, Paul Davey, Paul Keating, Peter Bowers, Peter Nixon, Phillip Lynch, Photocopiers, Press Gallery, Press secretaries, Principal Private Secretaries, PROBUS, Ralph Hunt, Regent Theatre, Robert Menzies, Ron Anderson, Royal Canberra Golf Club, Russian Embassy, Singing, Sir John Marshall, Sir Richard Kingsland, Song (parody), Speechwriters, St Andrews Church, Sydney Morning Herald, Technology, Television (political commercials), The Age, The Mirror, Tony Eggleton, Trade Winds (song), Typewriters, Uniting Church, Victoria University (New Zealand), Vietnam War, Wal Brooks, Wesley Church, Winston Churchill, Word processors, Work conditions, World Trade Organisation, Yes Minister (TV program)
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
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)