Oral histories on the topic 'wages'
Carol Summerhayes was born in Sydney in 1942 and worked in the provisional Parliament House between April 1967 and April 1975, initially as Stenographer in the Office of the Leader of the Opposition, Gough Whitlam, (working primarily with Graham Freudenberg, Mr Whitlam’s press secretary and speec...
Topics: Alan Reid, Anzac Day, Arthur Calwell, Australia House, Australian Labor Party, Barbara Stewart, Bellingen (NSW), Billy Snedden, Bob Menzies, Canberra, Canberra High School, Cigarette smoking, Commonwealth Public Service, Department of Army, Department of Immigration, Dick Hall, Dining Room, Edward St John, Fax machines, Gough Whitlam, Graham Freudenberg, Grandfather, Irena Cuznik, Jim Spigelman, John Gorton, John Menadue, John Serrucio, Kings Hall, Legislative Research Service, London, Lorraine Hall, Magna Carta, Margaret Whitlam, Metropolitan Business College, Non-Members Bar, Parents, Parliamentary Library, Passport Office, Pat Kennelly, Peter Cullen, Politics, Press Gallery, Press secretaries, Question Time, Race Mathews, Rob Chalmers, Rupert Murdoch, Salary, Schooling, Senior private secretaries, Shorthand, Speaker’s Office, Speech writers, Stenographers, Summerhayes, Sydney, Sydney Sun (newspaper), Tamworth (NSW), Technology, The Lobby (restaurant), Turramurra (NSW), Typewriters, Wages, Work conditions, Work routines, Yarralumla, Young (NSW)
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
Beryl Hunt worked at Old Parliament House for approximately twenty-seven years, between 1950 and 1989. Her service was in several different time frames and in a variety of jobs. This included as a stenographer in a minister’s office and the Prime Minister’s office as a Hansard typist and in the P...
Topics: Andrew Peacock, Arthur Fadden, Bob Lansdown, Bob Willoughby, Bronwyn Bishop, Commonwealth cars, Don Chipp, Eddie Ward, Elgin Reid, Frank Chamberlain, Hansard, Harold Holt, Hazel Craig, Herschel Hurst, Hotel Ainslie, Joh Bjelke-Petersen, Kings Hall, Members Dining Room, Portrait Gallery, Press Gallery, Queen’s Visit 1974, Robert Menzies, Stenographers, Tape transcription, Technology, Teleprinters, Tony Eggleton, Typists, Wages, Waitresses
John Campbell was appointed to Hansard in 1960, working in the provisional Parliament House until 1988 and then in the new Parliament House until 1990 when he retired from the post of Principal Parliamentary Reporter. He was born in Brisbane in 1935.
Topics: Accountancy, ACT Legislative Assembly, Ainsley Gotto, Alan Ramsey, Alan Reid, Albury Follett, Allen Fairhall, Alwyn Simpson, Arthur Calwell, Assistant Principal Parliamentary Reporters, Australian Agricultural Council, Australian Broadcasting Commission, Australian Fisheries Council, Australian Journalists Association, Bernie Harris, Bert Milliner, Bill Bridgman, Bill Hayden, Billy Snedden, Billy Wentworth, Bob Hawke, Bob Martin, Brisbane, Brisbane State High School, Bruce Goodluck, Canberra, Canberra College of Advanced Education, Canberra Symphony Orchestra, Canberra Times (newspaper), Chicken Man incident, Chief Hansard Reporter, Committee system, Commonwealth Hansard Editors Association, Commonwealth of Nations, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Computers, Cricket, Crossing the floor, Democracy, Diploma of Commerce, Dismissal (November 11th, 1975), Divisions (in Parliament), Donald Cameron, Doug McClelland, Eddie Ward, Edward St John, Edwards Cup, Football, Fred Daly, Gordon Bryant, Gough Whitlam, Government Printing Office (Kingston), Graham Freudenberg, Hansard, Hansard indexes, Hansard reporters, Harold Holt, Harry Jenkins, Hilton Hotel bombing 1978, House of Commons, Ian Sinclair, Ithaca Creek State School (Qld), Jim Killen, Jim Roberts, Joe McKnight, John Carrick, John Gorton, John McEwen, John Templeton, Joint Sitting 1974, Julian Beale, Ken Ingram, Ken Wriedt, Kim Beazley senior, Lamson tubes, Lawley House (Canberra), Leo O’Donnell, Leslie Haylen, Lionel Murphy, Loan Council, London conference (1984), Malcolm Fraser, Malcolm McGregor, Manfred Cross, Members Dining Room, Ministerial Council meetings, Neville Richards, New Parliament House, Papua New Guinea, Parliamentary broadcasting, Parliamentary Information Systems Office, Parliamentary Library, Parties (social), Pat Finnemore, Pat Sales, Paul Hasluck, Peter Rae, Peter Walsh, Photocopying machine, Pitman’s Shorthand, Premiers Conference, Principal, Parliamentary Reporters, Proof-reading, Provisional Parliament House, Public Service Board, Ralph Hunt, Recording technology, Reg Withers, Reg Wright, Retirement, Robert Menzies, Royal Canberra Golf Club, Schooling, Secrecy, Security (Parliament House), Security clearances, Senate Select Committee on Securities and Exchange, Senior Officers’ Dining Room, Shorthand, Sound and Vision Office, Southeast Asia Treaty Organisation SEATO), Staff Dining Room, State Commercial High School (Qld), State Reporting Bureau (Qld), Stenographers, Steno-machines, Style Council, Supervisors, Tape Transcription Centre, Tape transcriptions, Technology, The Age (newspaper), Travels (work), Typesetting, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation, University of Queensland, Wages, Wallace Brown, Wilfred Kent Hughes, William McMahon
Russell Schneider was born in Sydney in 1946 and grew up in Newtown. He worked as a journalist in the Press Gallery from 1968 to 1983. During that time, in 1975, he became Press Secretary to Senator Reg Withers but returned to the Press Gallery in 1978. In 1983, he became Chief Executive Officer ...
Topics: Ahmed Fakhruddin, Ainsley Gotto, Air travel, Alan Cumming Thom, Alan Ramsey, Alan Reid, Alister McMullin, Allan Barnes, Ansett Airlines, Archie Cameron, Arthur Calwell, Association of Independent Rights for Retirees, Attendants, Australian Associated Press, Australian Broadcasting Commission, Australian Democrats, Australian, Journalists Association, Australian Labor Party, Australian Medical Association, Australian National University, Australian United Press, Bill Cousins, Bill Hartley, Bill Hayden, Bob Bordino, Bob Hawke, Brian Boswell, Brian Harradine, Brian Howard, Cabinet submissions, Camdenville Primary School, Canberra, Canberra Rex, Catholicism, Civil Construction Corps, Clyde Cameron, Cocos Island, Committee on Electoral Boundaries, Committee on Securities and Exchange, Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Conscription, Copy boys, Crisis Control Centre, Daily Mirror (newspaper), Daily Telegraph (newspaper), Dale Barton, Dallas Hayden, David Barnett, David McNicoll, Democratic Labour Party, Depression (1930s), Derrick Shaw, Dismissal (November 11, 1975), Don Cameron, Double dissolution (1983), Doug Anthony, Doug Lowe, Ed Clark, Election 1972, Electoral Amendment Bill, Elsie Morgan, Enmore Boys’ High School, Eric Robinson, Evan Sutton, Executive Council, Fairfax press, Family background, Family life, Federated Ironworkers Union, Fin Crisp, Financial Review, Frank Connor, Frank Packer, Fred Brenchley, Fred Chaney, Geoff Kitney, George Crawford, George Georges, George Poyser, Gerald Stone, Germany, Gerry Willesee, Ginninderra Schoolhouse, Gough Whitlam, Graham Freudenberg, Graham Morris, Graham Richardson, Greek migrant social security fraud, Hansard, Harold Holt, Harold Young, Hazel Hawke, Herald and Weekly Times, Herbert Vere Evatt, Hilton hotel, Hospitals Contribution Fund, Hotel Ainslie, Hotel Canberra, Hotel Civic, Hotel Wellington, House of Representatives, Ian Fitchett, India, Indonesia, Industrial action (AJA), Israel, Italy, Jack Simpson, Jenny Macklin, Jim Cairns, Jim Killen, Jim McClelland, Jim Odgers, Jim Quirk, John Gorton, John Howard, John Kerr, John Overall, Journalism, Justin O’Byrne, Kathy Martin, Kay Hilvert, Kay Kersop, Keith Bradshaw, Ken Cowley, Ken May, Ken Wriedt, Kenneth May, Kep Enderby, Khemlani, Kim Beazley, King Watson, Kings Hall, Ladies Lounge, Lance Barnard, Laurie Oakes, Laurie Short, Leaks (media), Lennox Hewitt, Leo Basser, Les Love, Liberal Party, Lionel Murphy, Liquor Trades Union, Lobbyists, Magna Carta (Kings Hall), Magnus Cormack, Mal Colston, Malcolm Collis, Malcolm Fraser, Margaret Guilfoyle, Max Walsh, Medibank, Michael Moore, Michael Townley, Murwillumbah (NSW), National Capital Development Commission, Neal Blewett, Neville Bonner, New South Wales Parliament House, News Limited, Newtown (Sydney), Non-Members’ Bar, Non-Members’ Dining Room, Order of Australia, Papua New Guinea, Paris, Paul Hasluck, Paul Keating, Perth Daily (newspaper), Peter Beattie, Peter Bowers, Peter Hardacre, Peter Lawler, Peter Rae, Peter Reith, Peter Walsh, Petro Georgiou, Phil Lynch, Political Science, Politics, Press Gallery, Private Hospitals Association, Question Time, Red Hill (ACT), Refugees Club (social club), Reg Withers, Rex Connor, Richard Carlton, Robert Maher, Robert Menzies, Ron McAuliffe, Rosemary Sinclair, Royal Commission 1978 (Electoral Boundaries), Rupert Murdoch, Russia, Seamstresses, Security, Senate, Short-hand, Slums, Smoking, Social life, Sydney, Tasmania, Technology, Telecommunications, Teleprinters, Telex operators, The Age, The Colt from Kooyong (book), Tom McNeill, Tom Uren, Tom Watson, Tony Abbott, Tony Eggleton, Tony Street, Tooth’s Brewery, Trades Hall (Sydney), Trans Australia Airways (TAA), Tullamarine airport, Typecorders, Una Fraser, Vietnam War, Voluntary Health Insurance Association, Wages, Weekend Australian, Whips, William McMahon, Work conditions, Work routines, World War One, World War Two