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Australian Prime Ministers

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The leaders who shaped Australia's politics, from Federation to the present. Questions should pertain to their policies and laws, and their lives, both political and personal.
John Steinbeck was an English major at Standford University in California, but only attended sporadically from 1919 to 1925, and never achieved a degree.
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Three Men acted as Australia's Prime Minister during 1941:Robert Menzies: 26 April 1939 - 29 August 1941Arthur Fadden: 29 August - 7 October 1941John Joseph Curtin: 7 October 1941 - 5 July 1945
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In the Australian summer of 1915, Hawaiian Duke Kahanamoku demonstrated surfing at Freshwater Beach, New South Wales (Australia).Whilst staying at Freshwater Beach, Duke made a solid board made from local timbers - introducing to Australia the craft of the ancient Hawaiian kings - surfboard riding. …
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No, Paul Reinman passed away September 27th, 1988 at the age of 78.
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end of conscriptionconscription in Australia ended on dec2, 1972.
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I believe he did reside in NYC. He died in 1988. According to Wikipedia, Reinman was living in West Palm Beach, Florida at the time of his death
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Wicklow Gaol The link below has some interesting information about the prison but doesn't mention any execution in 1843. It would appear that the place (or part of it) is now a museum.
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Kevin Rudd was the Australian Prime Minister in 2010. He was elected at the end of 2007, replacing John Howard, who was Australia's second longest serving Prime Minster up to that point. He was ousted as leader of the party and Prime Minister in June 2010, becoming the first Australian Prime Ministe…
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John Wheelwright was a British/American protestant clergyman. One of his most famous quotes while referring to the execution of famous abolitionist John Brown were ' John Brown's body lies a-moldering in the grave, His soul is marching on'.
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In the Petrov affair misses petrov cheated on mr petrov and he was sad and then he used this as an advantage to win the election. The event futher weakend the posistion of Menzies ALP opponents. :-)
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In Australia the government needs 76 seats for a majority. If they have any less than that the the cross benchers come into play.
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Edmund Barton died suddenly of a heart attack in Medlow Bath in New South Wales at the age of seventy, on 7 January 1920.
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The Liberal State Party, "the Freedom League" (LSP, Dutch: Liberale Staatspartij "de Vrijheidsbond"), was a Dutch conservative-liberal political party from 1921 to 1948. It is historically linked to the VVD, a major Dutch political party. The LSP was founded in 1921 as a merger of the mainstream li…
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I am looking for the same sort of information as my mother (who is now 80ys) was there from a baby until she was 16yrs old. My sister and I are interested in what information was on record then. We have found her parents. Her father died, then the three children ended up in these Homes. NSW state …
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democratic.The answer above me is correct. Democrats have had a better track record for good economies.
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John Ringling is one part of the famous Ringling Brothers circus. He first rose to fame in 1870 as he laid the foundation of the modern circus.
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Robert Menzies initially went to a one-room country school, which were often called "rural schools", where all year levels were taught in the one room. This was in Jeparit, a small town in northwestern Victoria.Later, Robert Menzies went to Humffray Street state school for his last two years of prim…
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Technology was a major change with the invention of jumbo jets.
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The Taoiseach (pronounced teeshock, the equivalent of a prime minister in many other countries) is Brian Cowen
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Gascoigne was appointed manager of the recently founded Portuguese team Algarve United in June 2005, but failed to settle at the club, and left to become manager of the Conference North team Kettering Town on 27 October 2005. His tenure at Kettering lasted just thirty-nine days, and he was dismissed…
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Answer John Watson was Prime Minister for a short time in 1904 and was 37 at the time. He was the ALP member for Bland in NSW.
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During 1942, the Australian Prime Minister was John Joseph Curtin.
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Answer Actually South Australia doesn't have a separate prime minister as it is a state of Australia and not a separate country. So the Prime Minister of Australia - Kevin Rudd - is the Prime Minister of all Australian states. South Australia has a Premier who at the present is Mike Rann of the …
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Vladimir Petrov was a Soviet spy in Australia who defected in exchange for political asylum in 1954. The Australian government responded by recalling the USSR embassy in Canberra and cutting off diplomatic relations with Moscow.
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Joseph Benedict Chifley was Australia's 16th prime Minister, serving from July 1945 until December 1949.He was born in Bathurst, west of Sydney, on 22 September 1885.Because Chifley's grandfather (who basically raised him) lost all his savings in the bank crash of 1892, Chifley developed a lifelong …
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John brown was an abolitionist that lived from 1800-1859. He had 20 children, was widowed once, and married twice. John was born in Connecticut and raised in Ohio. He spent time in Kansas during the war over slavery in that territory (prior to statehood). He was an expert in fine sheep and wool in t…
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Because Australia is a democracy, his party (the Liberal Party of Australia) held the greatest number of federal seats in the House of Representatives. Because the party had elected him as their leader, he then became the Prime Minister. Although Howard lost the 2007 election, before that he was s…
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You'll know that you've done a good job when you meet or exceeded your client or customer's expectations or needs. Also you'd receive applause from people whom you've done a good job and there's also a feeling of contentment inside of you saying that you've done a good job or maybe a great job rath…
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Sir Edmund Barton (1849-1920) was the first Prime Minister of Australia upon Federation of the colonies in 1901. Edmund Barton was from the Protectionist party. He served for 2 years, 8 months and 24 days. Barton resigned in 1903 and later went on to be Australia's first supreme court magistrate.
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Rabbits were brought to Australia on the First Fleet but, for whatever reason, they did not breed prolifically or cause any problems for the first few years of the colony's settlement. There is absence of any evidence that they were either eaten or hunted for sport in the Sydney area. Rabbits were p…
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Robert Gordon Menzies was Australia's longest serving PM (Prime Minister).
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My daughters were party plan sales consultants for Princess House a few years ago when the company went bust here. Later on while working in a gift store one of our sales agents came in with a bunch of Princess House stuff among the things he was selling (when I questioned him about it he said it wa…
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He was Australia's Prime Minister. As such, his duties included: Making the official announcement that Australia was at war with Germany. He strove to secure greater British commitment to the defence of Singapore, as this would mean more security for Australia (unfortunately, he failed in this end…
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Stop worrying .have definite periods daily sleep. don't use shampoo . they contain NaOH(caustic) which is harmful to your hair sand skin instead of use mild alkali soap like dove Alovera,...etc. dry your hairs with cotton towel (not too much soft like fleece )apply any oil on your hairs and massage …
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There were five Prime Ministers of Australia during the course of WWII. As soon as Britain assumed war with Germany following Germanys' failure to abide by a British ultimatum to halt its invasion of Poland, Australia declared its allegiance to Britain and declared war on Germany also. This was on 3…
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John Howard was the 25th Prime Minister of Australia, serving from 1996 to 2007. This made him Australia's second-longest-serving PM. During that time, he built Australia up into a rich economy, settling it up to handle the worldwide recession most adequately. (He has not been credited with this, a…
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There were actually a total of three Prime Ministers throughout the span of World War I.When the war broke out in July of 1914, the Prime Minister was Joseph Cook, who held this position until September of that same year.Following Cook was Andrew Fisher, who had been Prime Minister twice in previous…
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Demoncrat
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June 7, 2008. Yes, Bob is still alive and well at 90 yrs. We had dinner with he, his lovely wife Patty and friends last night. Bob has completed a book on the history of Alaska Airlines and is off on a book signing tour. He still has a very sharp mind, great sense of humor and an unequaled knowledge…
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The cost of 2-4 screws. All you need is a level.
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The Rev. Robert Canterbury, former pastor of Gospel Lighthouse Church in Hudson Falls, NY, slipped into eternity on January 24, 2008. He was 92 years old. He is survived by his high school sweetheart and wife of 70 years, Mildred.
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By turning on the heat, baby... But seriously, please be more specifical and stuff.
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Hawaii's Prime Minister Hawaii has NO prime minister! It is a state and probably has a Govenor, but none of our United States have prime ministers!!!   Hawaii doesnt have a prime minister True. The Prime Minister or (Kahina nui) is no longer reconized as a body of the Hawaiian Government or M…
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Of course you can! "Engaged" means that you are planning to marry someone. You can plan to re-marry even though you are married to someone else. Answer: Engagement is just a promise or statement of intent. It has no real legal standing or requirement. It would, however, be good to let the "intend…
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Kevin Sharp was born September 19, 1974 in Ontario and is a Canadian footballer who plays as a left-back for Northwich Victoria.
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John Howard was born on July 26, 1939.
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How old is golf? According to enotes.com: " The ancestors of golf include an English game called cambuca, a Dutch game called kolf, a French and Belgian game called chole, and a French game called jeu de mail. When the Romans occupied Great Britain (A.D. 43-410), they played paganica in the stre…
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yes i think so but i want to know what their names were.P.S: he had one sister and 3 brothers well that's what i know (i got it ROM the internet)
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They can technically stay in office for their whole lives - there is no upper limit, but they have to call an election every 4 years so other people can have a chance. UK Answer For as long as (s)he has the support of the House of Commons. In practical terms (s)he requires the support of the lar…
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Gough Whitlam was dismissed on 11 November 1975 by Sir John Kerr (Governor General).At about 1pm on 11 November 1975 ( Remembrance Day) the governor-general, Sir John Kerr, sacked the Whitlam government. 11 November 1975 The Australian federal government, formed by the Australian Labor Party (ALP),…
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Answer John Brown (May 9, 1800 - December 2, 1859) was an American abolitionist who advocated and practiced armed insurrection as a means to abolish all slavery. ... he was hanged for revolt and treason. It is even said in the Caribbean...... usually as "I'll be John Browned" Source(s): Ca…
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its just the biegining of somthing
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its a substitute name for someone who isn't known. example, the Suspect, John Doe,left this store early Sunday morning.
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Malcom Fraser was blocking Gough Whitlams' wages bill to pay all the teachers, public servants etc. This is not to say that Malcom Fraser is not a nice person, but this was a political move. Gough Whitlam then suggested that they borrow money from the banks. Then the Governor General, who was biased…
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He withdrew our troops from Europe because they were needed to defend Australia from the attacking Japanese forces in the Pacific
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The medicare policy, abolishment of conscription, forign policy, abolished uni fees, abolished white Australian policy, and encouraged decentralisation...
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Answer New Zealand's longest serving Prime Minister was Richard Seddon who served 4787 days (13.11 years), followed by William Massey who served 4687 days (12.84 years).
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im pretty sure its ice cream or steak.(Thats what i herd)Actually acording to j-cena.com his favorite foods are burger king, taco bell, and rocky road ice cream
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Answer Abolition of conscription, Rights of Indiginous Australians...
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Former Australian prime minister John Winston Howard is 77 years old (birthdate July 26, 1939). UFC fighter John J. Howard is 34 years old (birthdate March 1, 1983).
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16th September 1956 on TCN The Communications Network, Sydney Bruce Gyngell spoke "Good evening and welcome to television"
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John Howard If you mean the Prime Minister of Australia, then yes, he is Australian and has been from birth.
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the fall of Singapore in 1942 showed that Britain could not defend itself meaning they would not be able to defend Australia.
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Liberal has a couple of different meanings in political thought. Classical liberalism: a focus on individual rights to liberty and property, and universal equality. This was similar to modern-day Libertarianism. Generally holds that less government is better, with a few exceptions, and that free ent…
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Edmund Barton was born in 1849 and died in 1920 and belonged to the Protectionist Party. Apart from being Australia's first Prime Minister from 1901-1903, he created the Federal Arbitration Court and the High Court of Australia. After he retired from politics, he became a High Court judge. He was…
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Nixon received an extension for the draft until 1973.
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America had had enough "draft riots" at that time (1960s). America had experienced "draft riots" in the US Civil War (1860s) also, but apparently had forgotten those lessons from that earlier century.
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This is an argument that could go on forever, but essentially, the Whitlam government lost control of the Senate and was subsequently unable to the get the "Budget" passed by the Senate. This resulted in a government with no operating capital with which to run the country. Since the elected governme…
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It will probably be Malcolm Turnbull Leader of the present Opposition - Liberal. Labor has made the mistake of coming into ofice right on the leading edge of an economic disaster and when the time comes will bear the brunt of the economic crisis.
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No, prosciutto is a dry-cured ham which can be eaten without further cooking.
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Winston Churchill wanted Australian troops that were returning to Australia on a ship to come to Britain to defend, however John Curtin knew they desperately needed troops to defend for Australia. John Curtin and Winston Churchill both demanded very harshly however, John Curtin was incharge of Austr…
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Sir Robert Taylor, architect, had only one child, Michelangelo Taylor, barrister and MP, as made clear by his will.
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Chris Brown's middle name is Maurice.
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Go and see him and you'll find out !!
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Edmund Barton was born in 1849 and died in 1920 and belonged to the Protectionist Party. Apart from being Australia's first Prime Minister from 1901-1903, he created the Federal Arbitration Court and the High Court of Australia, of which he was a founding justice. After he retired from politics in…
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Their Back!!! MONDAY NIGHT RAW.
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he made university free. One of Goughs very first acts was commissioning the build of the lancove tunnel and several other tunnels in Sydney's CBD working to unclog sydneys heavy vehicle build ups. He also created medicare private, a special health care scheme that worked to provide free health in…
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no he is not  no he is notYes actually he is! Congrats Paul!
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you do need to put more info in the question but as far as i know, until this day he still has reletives. their are as far as knowlege goes over 7, 8xgreat grand children till this day and all still young, 2 live in nsw in a town called wollongong
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If your question means how many prime ministers does Australia have at one time, then the answer is only one. If it refers to how many Prime Ministers Australia has had since Federation, then the answer is 32 as of 2012. 31 men and one woman have held the office of Prime Minister at some stage, but…
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Initially, Harold Holt was popular with Australians, being an easy-going and affable Prime Minister.He sought closer ties with the United States, and this led to Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War. His popularity quickly waned with Australia's increasing involvement in the Vietnam War and Ho…
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John Howard is 5'6 inches tall.
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Salinas High School
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He is about 5 feet 5 inches tall
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conscription started in Australia when mr king jong il created a porno. and Australian troops wer angry and started bating over it. in 1965
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Answer It's because of the structure of Australian politics. The leader of the political party that gets the most seats (people from that party voted in to become the member of parliament for their region) becomes the Premier or Prime Minister, depending on whether it's state or federal election.…
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Set up:The snowy mountains schemeThe Sydney Opera HousePharmacetical Benifits SchemeDeveloped the A.C.T8 UniversitiesDefended Australia from communism
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Sir Edmund Barton introduced the Constitution Bill allowed the Australian colonies to become an independent nation. He became the first prime minister of Australia in the year 1901 when the country became a nation.
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women,medibank and giving aboriginies theyre rights
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labotary assistant
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We didn't 'need' to as such, it however was a logical progression in the evolution of the continent.
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In Australia, the Prime Minister's official residence in Canberra is known as The Lodge.
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Salinas Califorinia
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It depends on how you define prime
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Prime Minister's Rate of Pay The 2007 rate of pay for the Australian Prime Minister is $A330 000.
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One function of the leader of the opposition is to challenge the government and provide an ever ready alternative for Parliament and the public.
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The NSW opposition leader for NSW is John Robertson. 2011
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