Text of Prime Minister John McEwen's tribute to his predecessor Harold Holt.
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A Century Apart, The Kooyong Elections Of 1922 And 2022.
The document on this page is a scan of pamphlet produced by the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet in 1997.
The document was produced in advance of the Constitutional Convention held in February 1998.
The referendum on the republic took place in November 1999.
At its latest meeting, the Reserve Bank of Australia board has maintained existing monetary policy settings.
Meeting, as usual, on the first Tuesday of the month, the Board decided to:
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Australian Prime Ministers Since 1901 - by length of time in office
No.NamePartyPeriod in OfficeLength of termBornDiedAge
1.Menzies, Robert GordonLib26.04.1939 - 29.08.1941
19.12.1949 - 26.01.19662 years, 4 months, 4 days
16 years, 1 month, 8 days
Total: 18 years, 5 months, 12 days20.12.189415.05.197883
Prime Minister Bob Hawke defeated his former Treasurer, Paul Keating, in an ALP caucus ballot on June 3, 1991.
The caucus voted 66-44 to re-elect Hawke. After eight years as Treasurer, Keating went to the backbench.
Hawke served as Treasurer for one day, from June 3 to June 4. He was unable to appoint an acting treasurer because Keating had resigned and there was no-one to act for. John Kerin was appointed Treasurer on June 4.
The Washington Post has published this reconstruction of the events of January 6, 2021, at the Capitol, Washington DC.
The Victorian Minister for Health, Jenny Mikakos, has resigned.
Mikakos announced her resignation in a statement posted on Twitter at 9.32am. The statement appears below.
The ABC radio program PM has been a staple program since I was a schoolboy.
This is Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s press conference following today’s meeting of the National Cabinet.
As with previous National Cabinet meetings, the States and Territories have reserved the right to detemine their own timetables for allowing more overseas Australians to return home.