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Alfred Deakin (3 August 18567 October 1919) was an Australian politician who served as the second Prime Minister of Australia, in office for three separate terms – 1903 to 1904, 1905 to 1908, and 1909 to 1910.
Allan McLean (3 February 1840 – 13 July 1911) was an Australian politician who served as the 19th Premier of Victoria, in office from 1899 to 1900.
Andrew Dawson (16 July 1863 – 20 July 1910), usually known as Anderson Dawson, was an Australian politician, the Premier of Queensland for one week (1–7 December) in 1899.
Andrew Fisher's Cottage is a heritage-listed house at 215 Brisbane Road, Monkland, Gympie Region, Queensland, Australia.
Arthur Henderson (13 September 1863 – 20 October 1935) was a British iron moulder and Labour politician.
The Australian Postal Corporation (formerly Commission), operating as Australia Post, is the government-owned corporation that provides postal services in Australia.
The Australian Capital Territory (ACT; known as the Federal Capital Territory until 1938) is Australia's federal district, located in the south-east of the country and enclaved within the state of New South Wales.
The 1916 Australian plebiscite was held on 28 October 1916.
The 1917 Australian plebiscite was held on 20 December 1917.
The Australian Dictionary of Biography (ADB or AuDB) is a national co-operative enterprise founded and maintained by the Australian National University (ANU) to produce authoritative biographical articles on eminent people in Australia's history.
The Australian dollar (sign: $; code: AUD) is the currency of the Commonwealth of Australia, including its external territories Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, and Norfolk Island, as well as the independent Pacific Island states of Kiribati, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.
Federal elections for the inaugural Parliament of Australia were held in Australia on Friday 29 March and Saturday 30 March 1901.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 16 December 1903.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 12 December 1906.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 13 April 1910.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 31 May 1913.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 5 September 1914.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 28 April 1951.
The Australian Labor Party (ALP, also Labor, was Labour before 1912) is a political party in Australia.
The Australian Labor Party split of 1916 occurred following severe disagreement within the Australian Labor Party over the issue of proposed World War I conscription in Australia.
The Australian National University (ANU) is a national research university located in Canberra, the capital of Australia.
The 1911 Australian Referendum was held on 26 April 1911.
The 1913 Australian Referendum was held on 31 May 1913.
The Australian Senate is the upper house of the bicameral Parliament of Australia, the lower house being the House of Representatives.
Ayrshire (Siorrachd Inbhir Àir) is an historic county and registration county in south-west Scotland, located on the shores of the Firth of Clyde.
The Ayrshire Miners' Union was a coal mining trade union based in Scotland.
The Ballarat Botanical Gardens Reserve, located on the western shore of picturesque Lake Wendouree, in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, covers an area of 40 hectares which is divided into three distinct zones.
A banknote (often known as a bill, paper money, or simply a note) is a type of negotiable promissory note, made by a bank, payable to the bearer on demand.
Joseph Benedict Chifley (22 September 1885 – 13 June 1951) was an Australian politician who served as the 16th Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1945 to 1949.
William Morris Hughes, (25 September 186228 October 1952) was an Australian politician who served as the seventh Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1915 to 1923.
Robert James Lee Hawke, (born 9 December 1929) is a former Australian politician who was the 23rd Prime Minister of Australia, serving from 1983 to 1991.
Canberra is the capital city of Australia.
John Christian Watson (born John Christian Tanck; 9 April 186718 November 1941), commonly known as Chris Watson, was an Australian politician who served as the third Prime Minister of Australia.
Colin Anfield Hughes (4 May 1930 – 30 June 2017) was a Bahamian-born British-Australian academic specialising in electoral politics and government.
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (abbreviated CBA or Commbank) is an Australian multinational bank with businesses across New Zealand, Asia, the United States and the United Kingdom.
The Commonwealth Liberal Party (CLP, also known as the Deakin–Cook Party, The Fusion, or the Deakinite Liberal Party) was a political movement active in Australia from 1909 to 1917, shortly after Federation.
A cooperative (also known as co-operative, co-op, or coop) is "an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly-owned and democratically-controlled enterprise".
Crosshouse is a village in East Ayrshire about west of Kilmarnock.
Daniel "Dan" Mulcahy (7 January 1882 – 13 July 1953) was an Australian politician.
Daniel Mulcahy (1857 - 6 January 1932) was a member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly.
The Dardanelles Commission was an investigation into the disastrous 1915 Dardanelles Campaign.
David Andrew Day (born 24 June 1949) is an Australian historian, academic and author.
Dementia is a broad category of brain diseases that cause a long-term and often gradual decrease in the ability to think and remember that is great enough to affect a person's daily functioning.
In naval terminology, a destroyer is a fast, maneuverable long-endurance warship intended to escort larger vessels in a fleet, convoy or battle group and defend them against smaller powerful short-range attackers.
The Division of Fisher is an Australian Electoral Division in Queensland.
The Division of Wide Bay is an Australian Electoral Division in Queensland.
A double dissolution is a procedure permitted under the Australian Constitution to resolve deadlocks in the bicameral Parliament of Australia between the House of Representatives (lower house) and the Senate (upper house).
East Ayrshire (Aest Ayrshire, Siorrachd Àir an Ear) is one of thirty-two council areas of Scotland.
Edward Bernard Cresset Corser (1852 – 31 July 1928) was an Australian politician.
Edward VII (Albert Edward; 9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Emperor of India from 22 January 1901 until his death in 1910.
Gympie is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland The electorate is centred on the city of Gympie and stretches north to Rainbow Beach and as far south to Pomona.
The Federation of Australia was the process by which the six separate British self-governing colonies of Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia agreed to unite and form the Commonwealth of Australia, establishing a system of federalism in Australia.
The First Fisher Ministry was the sixth Australian Commonwealth ministry, and ran from 13 November 1908 to 2 June 1909.
Fisher is a suburb of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia located in the district of Weston Creek.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
Francis Gwynne Tudor (29 January 1866 – 10 January 1922) was an Australian politician who served as the leader of the Australian Labor Party from 1916 until his death.
The Free Trade Party which was officially known as the Australian Free Trade and Liberal Association, also referred to as the Revenue Tariff Party in some states, was an Australian political party, formally organised in 1887 in New South Wales, in time for the 1887 colony election, which the party won.
The Gallipoli Campaign, also known as the Dardanelles Campaign, the Battle of Gallipoli, or the Battle of Çanakkale (Çanakkale Savaşı), was a campaign of the First World War that took place on the Gallipoli peninsula (Gelibolu in modern Turkey) in the Ottoman Empire between 17 February 1915 and 9 January 1916.
Sir George Foster Pearce KCVO (14 January 1870 – 24 June 1952) was an Australian politician who served as a Senator for Western Australia from 1901 to 1938.
Sir George Houstoun Reid (25 February 1845 – 12 September 1918) was an Australian politician who led the Reid Government as the fourth Prime Minister of Australia from 1904 to 1905, having previously been Premier of New South Wales from 1894 to 1899.
George Ryland (1855 - 19 October 1920) was a member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly.
George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936.
Gregor McGregor (18 October 1848 – 13 August 1914) was an Australian politician who served as a Senator for South Australia from 1901 until his death in 1914, representing the Labor Party.
Gympie is a town and a locality in the Gympie Region, Queensland, Australia.
Hampstead, commonly known as Hampstead Village, is an area of London, England, northwest of Charing Cross.
Hampstead Cemetery is a historic cemetery in West Hampstead, London, located at the upper extremity of the NW6 district.
Hampstead Heath (locally known simply as the Heath) is a large, ancient London park, covering.
Henry Ernest Boote (1865 – 1949) was an Australian editor, journalist, propagandist, poet, and fiction writer.
The High Commission of Australia in London is the diplomatic mission of Australia in the United Kingdom.
The High Court of Australia is the supreme court in the Australian court hierarchy and the final court of appeal in Australia.
Highgate is a suburban area of north London at the north-eastern corner of Hampstead Heath, north north-west of Charing Cross.
The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Jacob Stumm (26 August 1853 – 23 January 1921) was an Australian politician.
John Curtin (8 January 1885 – 5 July 1945) was an Australian politician who served as the 14th Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1941 to his death in 1945.
John Forrest, 1st Baron Forrest of Bunbury GCMG (22 August 18472 SeptemberSome sources give the date as 3 September 1918 1918) was an Australian explorer, the first Premier of Western Australia and a cabinet minister in Australia's first federal parliament.
Sir Joseph Cook, (7 December 1860 – 30 July 1947) was an Australian politician who served as Prime Minister of Australia from 1913 to 1914.
The July Crisis was a series of interrelated diplomatic and military escalations among the major powers of Europe in the summer of 1914 that was the penultimate cause of World War I. The crisis began on June 28, 1914, when Gavrilo Princip, a Serbian and Yugoslavic partisan, assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne.
Sir Keith Arthur Murdoch (12 August 1885 – 4 October 1952) was an Australian journalist and the father of Rupert Murdoch, the current CEO and Chairman of News Corp.
Kevin Michael Rudd (born 21 September 1957) is a former Australian politician who was the 26th Prime Minister of Australia, serving from December 2007 to June 2010 and again from June to September 2013.
Kilmarnock Academy is a state-funded secondary school situated in Kilmarnock, Scotland, currently located on Sutherland Drive in the New Farm Loch area of the town.
Kilmaurs is a village in East Ayrshire, Scotland which lies just outside of the largest settlement in East Ayrshire, Kilmarnock.
King O'Malley (3/4 July 185420 December 1953) was an Australian politician.
Labor rights or workers' rights are a group of legal rights and claimed human rights having to do with labor relations between workers and their employers, usually obtained under labor and employment law.
Labour economics seeks to understand the functioning and dynamics of the markets for wage labour.
The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.
A land/location value tax (LVT), also called a site valuation tax, split rate tax, or site-value rating, is an ad valorem levy on the unimproved value of land.
Egerton Lee Batchelor (10 April 1865 – 8 October 1911), known as Lee Batchelor, Australian politician, was the second leader of the South Australian United Labor Party, a member of the First Australian Parliament, and the first member for the Federal Division of Boothby in South Australia, from 1903 to 1911.
The Legion of Honour, with its full name National Order of the Legion of Honour (Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur), is the highest French order of merit for military and civil merits, established in 1802 by Napoléon Bonaparte and retained by all the divergent governments and regimes later holding power in France, up to the present.
The Legislative Assembly of Queensland is the sole chamber of the unicameral Parliament of Queensland.
Below is a List of Australian Leaders of the Opposition.
The High Commissioner of Australia to the United Kingdom is an officer of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the head of the High Commission of the Commonwealth of Australia to United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in London.
The name Labour (or Labor) Party, or similar, is used by political parties around the world, particularly in countries of the Commonwealth of Nations.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
A majority government is a government formed by a governing party that has an absolute majority of seats in the legislature or parliament in a parliamentary system.
Margaret Fisher (née Irvine; born – 15 June 1958) was married to Andrew Fisher on 31 December 1901.
Mathew Mellor — Staffordshire BMD.
Military education and training is a process which intends to establish and improve the capabilities of military personnel in their respective roles.
In Australia, the outbreak of World War I was greeted with considerable enthusiasm.
The Australian Minister for Home Affairs is a ministerial portfolio formed at the Federation of Australia and has undergone numerous changes in ministerial responsibility since 1901.
The Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment is The Honourable Steven Ciobo, since 18 February 2016.
A minority government, or minority cabinet or minority parliament, is a cabinet formed in a parliamentary system when a political party or coalition of parties does not have a majority of overall seats in the parliament.
A monopoly (from Greek μόνος mónos and πωλεῖν pōleîn) exists when a specific person or enterprise is the only supplier of a particular commodity.
A mother is the female parent of a child.
The National Archives of Australia is an Australian Government agency that collects, preserves and encourages access to important Australian Government records.
The National Library of Australia is the largest reference library in Australia, responsible under the terms of the National Library Act for "maintaining and developing a national collection of library material, including a comprehensive collection of library material relating to Australia and the Australian people." In 2012–13, the National Library collection comprised 6,496,772 items, and an additional of manuscript material.
The National Museum of Australia preserves and interprets Australia's social history, exploring the key issues, people and events that have shaped the nation.
Nationalization (or nationalisation) is the process of transforming private assets into public assets by bringing them under the public ownership of a national government or state.
The Parliament of Australia (officially the Federal Parliament; also known as the Commonwealth Parliament or just Parliament) is the legislative branch of the government of Australia.
A pension is a fund into which a sum of money is added during an employee's employment years, and from which payments are drawn to support the person's retirement from work in the form of periodic payments.
A postage stamp is a small piece of paper that is purchased and displayed on an item of mail as evidence of payment of postage.
The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.
The Prime Minister of Australia (sometimes informally abbreviated to PM) is the head of government of Australia.
The Protectionist Party was an Australian political party, formally organised from 1887 until 1909, with policies centred on protectionism.
Queensland (abbreviated as Qld) is the second-largest and third-most populous state in the Commonwealth of Australia.
Elections were held in the Australian state of Queensland between 18 April 1893 and 25 May 1893 to elect the members of the state's Legislative Assembly.
Elections were held in the Australian state of Queensland between 10 March 1896 and 11 April 1896 to elect the members of the state's Legislative Assembly.
Elections were held in the Australian state of Queensland between 1 March 1899 and 25 March 1899 to elect the members of the state's Legislative Assembly.
The Queensland Heritage Register is a heritage register, a statutory list of places in Queensland, Australia that are protected by Queensland legislation, the Queensland Heritage Act 1992.
James Ramsay MacDonald, (né James McDonald Ramsay; 12 October 18669 November 1937) was a British statesman who was the first Labour Party politician to become Prime Minister, leading minority Labour governments in 1924 and in 1929–31.
Spoken English shows great variation across regions where it is the predominant language.
Ronald Craufurd Munro Ferguson, 1st Viscount Novar of Raith, (6 March 1860 – 30 March 1934) was a British politician who served as the sixth Governor-General of Australia, in office from 1914 to 1920.
Ross McMullin (born 1952) is an Australian historian who has written a number of books on political and social history, as well as several biographies.
The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) is the naval branch of the Australian Defence Force.
A Royal Commission is a major ad-hoc formal public inquiry into a defined issue in some monarchies.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
The Second Fisher Ministry was the ninth Australian Commonwealth ministry, and ran from 29 April 1910 to 24 June 1913.
South Hill Park is a street in the Hampstead district of London.
St Columba's Church is one of the two London congregations of the Church of Scotland.
Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley, (3 August 186714 December 1947) was a British statesman of the Conservative Party who dominated the government in his country between the world wars.
Thomas Joseph Ryan (1 July 1876 – 1 August 1921) was an Australian politician who served as Premier of Queensland from 1915 to 1919, as leader of the state Labor Party.
A tariff is a tax on imports or exports between sovereign states.
The Australian Worker is a newspaper produced in Sydney, New South Wales for the Australian Workers' Union.
The Right Honourable (The Rt Hon. or Rt Hon.) is an honorific style traditionally applied to certain persons and to certain collective bodies in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, India, some other Commonwealth realms, the Anglophone Caribbean, Mauritius, and occasionally elsewhere.
The Third Fisher Ministry was the eleventh Australian Commonwealth ministry, and ran from 17 September 1914 to 27 October 1915.
Thomas Denman, 3rd Baron Denman, (16 November 187424 June 1954) was a British aristocrat and politician who served as the fifth Governor-General of Australia, in office from 1911 to 1914.
A torpedo boat is a relatively small and fast naval ship designed to carry torpedoes into battle.
The Trans-Australian Railway crosses the Nullarbor Plain of Australia from Port Augusta in South Australia to Kalgoorlie in Western Australia.
A transcontinental railroad is a contiguous network of railroad trackage that crosses a continental land mass with terminals at different oceans or continental borders.
The Treasurer of Australia is the minister in the Government of Australia responsible for government expenditure and revenue raising.
A two-party system is a party system where two major political parties dominate the government.
The Watson Ministry was the third Australian Commonwealth ministry, and ran from 27 April 1904 to 17 August 1904.
A by-election was held for the Australian House of Representatives seat of West Sydney on 3 September 1921.
The Westminster system is a parliamentary system of government developed in the United Kingdom.
The term White Australia policy comprises various historical policies that effectively barred people of non-European descent from emigrating into Australia.
A by-election was held for the Australian House of Representatives seat of Wide Bay on 11 December 1915.
William Guy Higgs (18 January 1862 – 11 June 1951) was an Australian politician who served in both the Senate and the House of Representatives.
Sir William John Lyne KCMG (6 April 1844 – 3 August 1913) was an Australian politician who served as Premier of New South Wales from 1899 to 1901, and later as a federal cabinet minister under Edmund Barton and Alfred Deakin.
William Smyth (1846–1899) was a politician in Queensland, Australia.
William Guthrie Spence (7 August 1846 – 13 December 1926), Australian trade union leader and politician, played a leading role in the formation of both Australia's largest union, the Australian Workers' Union, and the Australian Labor Party.
William Humble Ward, 2nd Earl of Dudley, (25 May 1867 – 29 June 1932), was a British aristocrat, politician, and military officer who served as the fourth Governor-General of Australia, in office from 1908 to 1911.
Workers' compensation is a form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of the employee's right to sue their employer for the tort of negligence.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
Yass is a town in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia in Yass Valley Council.