Oral histories on the topic 'new parliament house'
Terry Malcolm, born 1943 in Sydney, worked for the Australian Broadcasting Commission in Canberra from 1975 to 1994. During this period he was a parliamentary broadcaster at the Provisional Parliament House and later at the Australian Parliament House and he was also an announcer and newsreader o...
Topics: Canberra, Journalism, Cooma, Snowy Mountain Scheme, Public Gallery, Harry Malcolm, Cinematography, Chicken Man incident, Radio, Bruce Goodluck, Charles McLachlan, School of Radio, John Scott, 2XL, Mick Young, Bronte, Sydney, Fred Daly, Bert James, Billy Snedden, Peter Carrodus, 2CA, Peter Leonard, Steve Liebmann, 2UE, 2CC, Chris Neilson, Parliamentary broadcasting, Kevin Chapman, Australian Broadcasting Commission, Rod Henshaw, Errol Silver, Parliamentary Broadcasting Committee, Commonwealth Public Service Union, George Negus, Paul Lockyer, Technology, New Parliament House, Jim Killen, Kaiser, Walsh, Perini and Raymond
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
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
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
Kate Moore was born in England and migrated to Canberra in 1968. From 1970 to 1977 she worked for World University Service and for the Australian Council for Overseas Aid. From 1977 to 1983 she was Executive Assistant to the National Secretary of the Australian Labor Party and from 1983 to 1987 N...
Topics: Advisors, Affirmative action, AIDs, Ann Foreman, Annabel Crabb, Anti-apartheid movement, Apartheid, Assistants, Australian Council for Overseas Aid (ACFOA), Australian Journalists Association, Australian Labor Party, Australian National University, Beacon Hill, Bill Hayden, Bob Hawke, Bob McMullan, Bob Whan, Brendan O’Dwyer, British Labour Party, Cabinet Room, Canada, Canberra, Cape Town, Christianity, Churchill House, David Combe, Deborah Snow, Defence Department, Deniliquin, Denmark, Development issues, Development News Digest, Don Giles, Don Grimes, Education, Election campaign 1977, Election campaign 1983, Election campaigns, Factions, Family background, Feminism, French, Nuclear Tests, Gender issues, Geoff Evans, George Megalogenis, Germaine Greer, Glenda Johnson, Gough Whitlam, Graham Richardson, Health Ministry, Heather O’Connor, Hobart, Hostels, Hotel Acton, Hungary, International Women’s Conference, Mexico 1975, International Year of Women 1975, Ivanov Affair, Jill Whan, John Button, John Curtin House, John Dawkins, John Kerin, John Singleton, Journalists, Ken Bennett, Kent (UK), Kerry Sibraa, Laurie Oakes, Leningrad, Maidstone (UK), Malta, Margaret Connelly, Margaret Wilson, Marriage, Medicare, Michael Wooldridge, Michelle Grattan, Mick Young, Migration, Moscow, National Executive (ALP), National Organiser (ALP), National Secretariat (ALP), Neal Blewett, New Parliament House, New Zealand, New Zealand Labour Party, Nissen huts, Patricia Hewitt, Peter Staples, Peter Walsh, Preselection, Press Gallery, Provisional Parliament House, Question Time, Rosemary Crowley, Russia, Secretaries, Senior private secretaries, Shorthand, Socialist International, South Africa, SS Canberra (ship), St. Ives (Sydney), Stenographers, Susan Ryan, Sweden, Tahiti, Tahitian Socialist Party, Technology, Vietnam protest movement, Weston Creek, Willy Brandt, Women’s Electoral Lobby (WEL), World University Service
Brian Walshe was an attendant in the House of Representatives in the provisional Parliament House from 1980 to 1988. He remained an attendant with the Parliament until retirement in 2007. He was born at Shepparton, Victoria, in 1934.
Topics: Alan Browning, Albury, Attendants, Baniana (Victoria), Ben Chifley, Benalla (Victoria), Billy Snedden, Bob Hawke, Bonegilla, Bruce Goodluck, Canberra Fruit & Vegetables, Chicken Man incident, Commonwealth Public Service Union, Conditions of work, Dick Currie, Dick Liscombe, Dookie (Victoria), Family, Female attendants, Fred Daly, Geoff Brecht, Hansard, Harold Whitby, Holder (ACT), Hours of work, Ian Cochran, Iannelli’s, Jacob’s Foodliner, Jock Bigge, Malcolm Fraser, Matthew Walshe, McPherson & Turner, Mick Young, Neville Gathercole, New Parliament House, Norm Crawford, Pat Smith, Paul Feldsman, Paul Keating, Queanbeyan, Question Time, Retirement, Routines of work, Sarah Crabbe, Shepparton (Victoria), St Augustine’s school, Tennis, Thelma Dixon, Uniforms, Valley Potatoes, Wodonga
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
Interview with Kim Beazley Minister for Defence, Parliament House, Canberra May 30th, 1989.
Interview with the Hon Jim Carlton MP, Parliament House, Canberra April 12th, 1989.
Interview with Ric Charlesworth, Labor Backbencher, Parliament House, Canberra May 29th, 1989.
Interview with Senator the Hon Fred Chaney, Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, Parliament House, Canberra May 5th, 1989.
Interview with Manfred Cross, Parliament House, Canberra April 11th, 1989.
Interview with Barry Cunningham, Labor government Whip in the House of Representatives, Parliament House, Canberra, 11th May 1989.
Interview with Alexander Downer, Shadow Minister for Housing, Parliament House, Canberra, May 4th 1989.
Interview with George Gear, Labor Backbencher, Parliament House, Canberra 10th May, 1989.