Oral histories on the topic 'police'
Caroline Cooper MVO, born in England, worked at the provisional Parliament House between November 1976 and 1979 in Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser’s office, initially as Private Secretary to Press Secretary David Barnett, then as Private Secretary to Chief of Staff Dale Budd. She also worked at the...
Topics: Aboriginal Tent Embassy, Alan Jones, Alexander Downer, Alister Drysdale, Bill Clarke, Brassey House, Brian George, British Foreign Office, Business, Studies, Cabinet Room, Canberra, Cathy Quealy, CERHOS (Ceremonial and Hospitality unit), Chinooks, Commonwealth cars, Concorde (jet), Dale Budd, David Barnett, David Kemp, Dennis White, Dick Smith, Don Chipp, Doug Anthony, Education, Elisabeth Murdoch, England, Family, Fiji, Geoff Yeend, Hazel Hawke, Helen Blaxland, Henry Dannerjeff, Hilton bombing 1978, Jackie Onassis, Janet Keogh, John Ray, Ken Haden, Kenya, London, Malcolm Fraser, Margaret Whitlam, Margot Reedy, Mexico, Migration, Ministerial advisers, Morarji Desai, Nareen, Neville Wran, New York, Owen Lloyd, Ozvaldo Meneghello, Papua New Guinea, Paris, Petro Giorgiou, Police, Press Gallery, Prime Minister’s Office, Provisional Parliament House, Question Time, Rhodesia, Ripponlea, Royal Herts Artillery, Royal Visit 1977, Royal Wedding 1981, Secretaries, Shorthand, Speech writing, Sydney, Tamie Fraser, Technology, The Lodge, Tony Street, Typists, World Travel Headquarters, Zimbabwe
Issy Wyner was born at Paddington, Sydney, in 1916 and grew up in the Rozelle-Balmain area. This interview was recorded specifically for his recollections of life in working class Sydney during the 1930s Depression, as part of research and preparation for the museum’s 2007 exhibition *Scarred and...
Topics: Aborigines, Al Jolson, Albert Robbie, Anatole France, Apia Club, Bankstown, Bar Mitzvah, Bill Telford, Balmain, Cabinet-makers, Carbonetti’s (fish business), Card games, Charles Bellamour, Charles Darwin, Cinemas, Cockatoo Island, Communist International, Communist Party of Australia, Cricket, Darling Street (Balmain), Dawn Fraser, Demonstrations, Depression 1930s, Dole, Dress-makers, Drummoyne, Elkington Park Baths, England, Estonia, Evictions, Family background, Fort Street school, George Bernard Shaw, Glebe, Glebe Town Hall, H G Wells, Hebrew, Irish, Israel, Italians, Jack Sylvester, Jack Trainer, Jews, Latvia, Leichhardt Council, Leichhardt Stadium, Local government, Marrickville, Methodist Mission, Middle East, Music, New Guinea, Picnics, Police, Queen, Victoria Building, Ramsay MacDonald, Relief work, Religion, Rozelle, Russia, Schooling, Scots, Shaun O’Carroll, Socialism, South Africa, The Domain, Tivoli, Unemployed Workers Movement, Unemployment, Vaudeville, Volunteer Hotel, Waterview Street (Balmain), West Wyalong, Wheat silos, White Bay, World War Two
Born in Brisbane in 1957, Laura Beacroft came to Canberra in 1974. She worked in the Parliamentary Library on a casual basis in 1975 and was in the building on November 11, 1975.
Topics: Australian Labor Party, Australian National University, Belconnen, Bicycles, Brisbane, Canberra, Dismissal 1975, Gough Whitlam, Hotel Canberra, Hyatt hotel, John Kerr, Legislative Research Service, Librarians, Parliamentary Annexe, Parliamentary Library, Police, Provisional Parliament House, Security, Social clubs, Student Employment Service ANU, TAA (airline), Technology, Wages, William Wentworth, Working conditions, Yeronga