Australian Politics

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The main singer, Peter Garret, in the centre here with the rest of Midnight Oil was my Labor MP in Kingsford Smith. He was a good MP and was honest to his constituency. He retired before I was able to vote, not that my vote would have helped him.

The main singer, Peter Garret, in the centre here with the rest of Midnight Oil was my Labor MP in Kingsford Smith. He was a good MP and was honest to his constituency. He retired before I was able to vote, not that my vote would have helped him.

1943 - The first women elected to the federal parliament is Dame Enid Lyons. She becomes a member of the House of Representatives for the United Australia Party.

1943 - The first women elected to the federal parliament is Dame Enid Lyons. She becomes a member of the House of Representatives for the United Australia Party.

Joseph Benedict "Ben" Chifley (/ˈtʃɪfli/; 1885–1951), Australian politician, was the 16th Prime Minister of Australia. He took over the Australian Labor Party leadership and Prime Ministership after the death of John Curtin in 1945. Chifley Labor went on to retain a majority in both houses of Australian Parliament at the 1946 election, before his government was defeated in the lower house at the 1949 election.

Joseph Benedict "Ben" Chifley (/ˈtʃɪfli/; 1885–1951), Australian politician, was the 16th Prime Minister of Australia. He took over the Australian Labor Party leadership and Prime Ministership after the death of John Curtin in 1945. Chifley Labor went on to retain a majority in both houses of Australian Parliament at the 1946 election, before his government was defeated in the lower house at the 1949 election.

A friend asked, "Is this an accurate drawing? Is he really that big headed."  I replied with a grin, concealing my own opinion. "I don't know, that is up to you!"

A friend asked, "Is this an accurate drawing? Is he really that big headed." I replied with a grin, concealing my own opinion. "I don't know, that is up to you!"

Julia Gillard's recent autobiography "My Story". According to some this is fiction, other believe it is non-fiction - bet is, it probably is a bit of both...

Julia Gillard's recent autobiography "My Story". According to some this is fiction, other believe it is non-fiction - bet is, it probably is a bit of both...

New Zealand's Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, left, meets with Bronwyn Bishop, speaker of the house of the Australian Parliament in Canberra, Thursday, May 15, 2014. AP Photo/Rick Rycroft) ▼15May2014AP|Australia Parliament applauds NZ soprano Te Kanawa http://bigstory.ap.org/article/australia-parliament-applauds-nz-soprano-te-kanawa #Australian_Parliament #Dame_Kiri_Te_Kanawa #Bronwyn_Bishop

New Zealand's Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, left, meets with Bronwyn Bishop, speaker of the house of the Australian Parliament in Canberra, Thursday, May 15, 2014. AP Photo/Rick Rycroft) ▼15May2014AP|Australia Parliament applauds NZ soprano Te Kanawa http://bigstory.ap.org/article/australia-parliament-applauds-nz-soprano-te-kanawa #Australian_Parliament #Dame_Kiri_Te_Kanawa #Bronwyn_Bishop

Fred Paterson, the only Communist ever elected to an Australian parliament. With the political system in Australia, minor parties such as the Communist party seldom have a seat.

Fred Paterson, the only Communist ever elected to an Australian parliament. With the political system in Australia, minor parties such as the Communist party seldom have a seat.


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Julia Gillard's recent autobiography "My Story". According to some this is fiction, other believe it is non-fiction - bet is, it probably is a bit of both...

Julia Gillard's recent autobiography "My Story". According to some this is fiction, other believe it is non-fiction - bet is, it probably is a bit of both...

A friend asked, "Is this an accurate drawing? Is he really that big headed."  I replied with a grin, concealing my own opinion. "I don't know, that is up to you!"

A friend asked, "Is this an accurate drawing? Is he really that big headed." I replied with a grin, concealing my own opinion. "I don't know, that is up to you!"

Regardless of how you label her as Prime Minister Julia Gillard was a very intelligent woman.

Regardless of how you label her as Prime Minister Julia Gillard was a very intelligent woman.

Elizabeth W. Morris Memorial Library, Ridgefield, CT

Elizabeth W. Morris Memorial Library, Ridgefield, CT

The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. Note the Chihuly in the window

The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. Note the Chihuly in the window

Ridgefield Library donor wall

Ridgefield Library donor wall

Fairfield Public Library

Fairfield Public Library

Parliament House, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory by steveparish, via Flickr

Parliament House, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory by steveparish, via Flickr

Grand re-opening of the Yale University Art Gallery on 12/12/12 in New Haven, Connecticut

Grand re-opening of the Yale University Art Gallery on 12/12/12 in New Haven, Connecticut

Australia 1988 New Parliament House Canberra Fine Used SG 1144 Scott 1081 Other Australian Stamps HERE

Australia 1988 New Parliament House Canberra Fine Mint

Australia 1988 New Parliament House Canberra Fine Used SG 1144 Scott 1081 Other Australian Stamps HERE

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