At the time, Fraser's new structures and practices seemed solely motivated by his belief that much of the Press Gallery was deeply hostile to his government for political reasons (a view that may well have contained some truth), but the new structures and practices were continued and deepened by the succeeding Labor government of Bob Hawke
SyDNEY (CyHAN)- SYDNEY -- Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has urged the country's political opposition to listen to "decent" people like their former leader and Prime Minister Bob Hawke
and former Foreign Affairs minister Bob Carr on the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement instead of the "racist lie" being pushed by Australia's trade unions.
Support for the move has come from a number of areas, including former Labor prime minister Bob Hawke
, who for decades has lobbied for the storage of nuclear waste in South Australia.
Born today Kirk Douglas, actor, 97; Bob Hawke
, former Australian politician, 84; Dame Judi Dench, actress, 79; Joan Armatrading, singer, 63; John Malkovich, actor, 60; Donny Osmond, pop star, 56.
BIRTHDAYS: Kirk Douglas, actor, 97; Bob Hawke
, former Australian politician, 84; Dame Judi Dench (pictured), actress, 79; Joan Armatrading, singer, 63; John Malkovich, actor, 60; Donny Osmond, pop star, 56; Felicity Huffman, actress, 51.
Former Labour prime minister Bob Hawke
said: "I really believe this was an election that was lost by the government rather than won by the opposition.
Former Labor Prime Minister Bob Hawke
blamed the Labor election debacle to divisions within the ALP with former PM Julia Gillard being ousted just a few weeks ago in a leadership spill and Mr Rudd reassuming party leadership.
This was an election that was lost by the government more than one that was won by the opposition," former Labour prime minister Bob Hawke
told Sky News.
ANSWERS: 1 Boars and sows; 2 Celtic; 3 The Ponderosa; 4 Osiris; 5 The tulip; 6 St Paul's Cathedral; 7 Tuscany; 8 Danny Garcia; 9 Meat and haricot beans; 10 Bob Hawke
However, in 1985, the then PM Bob Hawke
withdrew support for the missile tests after a meeting with US Secretary of State George Shultz, the report said.
The occasion was marketed as Irish day at Moonee O'Valley and the then Prime Minister of Australia Bob Hawke
was there to meet the team.
And I was ignorant of the ECAJ's important meeting with Prime Minister Bob Hawke
on 18 February 1986, just as John Loftus and I were finalising the Nazis in Australia programs.