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Chifley

Joseph Benedict. 1885--1951, Australian statesman; prime minister of Australia (1945--49)
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The tower is named after former Australian Prime Minister Ben Chifley.
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51) As Minister for Post-War Reconstruction, Chifley was urged to include women in the work of his department.
It was he who eloquently convinced PM Chifley and the caucus of the need to boost Australia's population by large-scale immigration from European countries, beyond Britain.
Curtin's initial interest in the development of Northern Australia ultimately resulted in the establishment by the Commonwealth of the Northern Australia Development Committee (NADC) in late 1945 when Ben Chifley had taken over as Prime Minister.
He informed him that the Director-General of Britain's state security service (MI5) had recently visited Australia, at the direction of British Labour Prime Minister Clement Attlee, to inform Australian PM Chifley that a copy that had been obtained from an agent in Australia (87) "had come into the possession of the USSR".
Their current $20 million development is the 227 room Chifley Hotel located in Potts Point--set to create an experience and journey for guests from the moment they enter the hotel.
And he admitted he benefited enormously from the successful tour down under, which ended with the tourists chalking up three straight wins against Wests Magpies, Chifley College, and Penrith Panthers.
It turned out that he was personal assistant to the Prime Minister and when he heard what we'd been doing and our convictions about Australia he said he must arrange for us to meet Prime Minister Chifley.
His account of his childhood and young manhood prior to volunteering for the Second Australian Imperial Force with his mates in 1940 feels much more akin to that of David Day's Ben Chifley or John Curtin than the predominantly white-collar and professional workers whom Whitlam carried into office with him in 1972, and again following the Snedden refusal-of-supply double-dissolution election in 1974.
The commercial building, 88 Phillip Street, also out-rents the neighbours, its closest competitors being Denton Corker Marshall's Governor Phillip Tower and Kohn Pedersen Fox's Chifley Square.
Next day he flew to Canberra where he had an interview with the Prime Minister, the Hon J B Chifley.