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Angus Bethune (politician)

Index Angus Bethune (politician)

Sir Walter Angus Bethune (10 September 1908 – 22 August 2004) was an Australian politician and member of the Tasmanian House of Assembly. [1]

41 relations: Australia, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Australian Dictionary of Biography, Australian Labor Party, Breathalyzer, Centenary Medal, Centre Party (Tasmania), Division of Lyons (state), Division of Wilmot, Doug Lowe (Australian politician), Driving under the influence, Eric Reece, Franklin Dam controversy, Hansard, Hobart, Hutchins School, Jackaroo (trainee), Joseph Lyons, Kevin Lyons, Knight Bachelor, Launceston Church Grammar School, Leader of the Opposition (Tasmania), Liberal Party of Australia, Parliament of Australia, Parliament of Tasmania, Premier of Tasmania, Prime Minister of Australia, Royal Australian Air Force, Seat belt, Sheffield, Tasmania, State funeral, Stateline (TV program), Tasmania, Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service, Tasmanian House of Assembly, Tasmanian state election, 1946, Tasmanian state election, 1972, The Honourable, Tim Jackson (politician), Warrant officer, World War II.

Australia

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) founded in 1929 is Australia's national broadcaster, funded by the Australian Federal Government but specifically independent of Government and politics in the Commonwealth.

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Australian Dictionary of Biography

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.

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Australian Labor Party

The Australian Labor Party (ALP, also Labor, was Labour before 1912) is a political party in Australia.

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Breathalyzer

A breathalyzer or breathalyser (a portmanteau of breath and analyzer/analyser) is a device for estimating blood alcohol content (BAC) from a breath sample.

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Centenary Medal

The Centenary Medal is an award created by the Australian Government in 2001.

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Centre Party (Tasmania)

The Centre Party, previously the Country Party, was a minor Australian political party in the state of Tasmania.

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Division of Lyons (state)

The electoral division of Lyons is one of the five electorates in the Tasmanian House of Assembly, it is the largest electorate covering most of central and eastern Tasmania.

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Division of Wilmot

The Division of Wilmot was an Australian Electoral Division in the state of Tasmania.

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Doug Lowe (Australian politician)

Douglas Ackley Lowe AM (born 15 May 1942) was the 35th Premier of Tasmania, from 1 December 1977 to 11 November 1981.

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Driving under the influence

Driving under the influence (DUI), driving while impaired/driving while intoxicated (DWI), operating while intoxicated (OWI), or drink-driving (UK) is currently the crime or offense of driving or operating a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol or other drugs (including recreational drugs and those prescribed by physicians), to a level that renders the driver incapable of operating a motor vehicle safely.

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Eric Reece

Eric Elliott Reece, AC (6 July 190923 October 1999) was Premier of Tasmania on two occasions: from 26 August 1958 to 26 May 1969, and from 3 May 1972 to 31 March 1975.

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Franklin Dam controversy

The Franklin Dam or Gordon-below-Franklin Dam project was a proposed dam on the Gordon River in Tasmania, Australia, that was never constructed.

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Hansard

Hansard is the traditional name of the transcripts of Parliamentary Debates in Britain and many Commonwealth countries.

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Hobart

Hobart is the capital and most populous city of the Australian island state of Tasmania.

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Hutchins School

The Hutchins School is an Anglican, day and boarding school for boys from Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12.

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Jackaroo (trainee)

A jackaroo is a young man (feminine equivalent jillaroo) working on a sheep or cattle station, to gain practical experience in the skills needed to become an owner, overseer, manager, etc.

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Joseph Lyons

Joseph Aloysius Lyons (15 September 1879 – 7 April 1939) was the tenth Prime Minister of Australia, serving from January 1932 until his death.

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Kevin Lyons

Kevin Orchard Lyons (7 February 1923 – 24 May 2000) was an Australian politician and member of the Tasmanian House of Assembly representing the seat of Darwin (later renamed Braddon).

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Knight Bachelor

The dignity of Knight Bachelor is the most basic and lowest rank of a man who has been knighted by the monarch but not as a member of one of the organised orders of chivalry; it is a part of the British honours system.

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Launceston Church Grammar School

Launceston Church Grammar School (informally Launceston Grammar or simply Grammar, commonly abbreviated to LCGS) is an Anglican co-educational private school in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia for Early Learning through to Grade 12.

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Leader of the Opposition (Tasmania)

The Leader of the Opposition in Tasmania is the title of the leader of the largest minority party in the state lower house, the Tasmanian House of Assembly.

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Liberal Party of Australia

The Liberal Party of Australia is a major centre-right political party in Australia, one of the two major parties in Australian politics, along with the centre-left Australian Labor Party (ALP).

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Parliament of Australia

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.

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Parliament of Tasmania

The Parliament of Tasmania is the bicameral legislature of the Australian state of Tasmania.

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Premier of Tasmania

The Premier of Tasmania is the head of the executive government in the Australian state of Tasmania.

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Prime Minister of Australia

The Prime Minister of Australia (sometimes informally abbreviated to PM) is the head of government of Australia.

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Royal Australian Air Force

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), formed March 1921, is the aerial warfare branch of the Australian Defence Force (ADF).

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Seat belt

A seat belt (also known as a seatbelt or safety belt) is a vehicle safety device designed to secure the occupant of a vehicle against harmful movement that may result during a collision or a sudden stop.

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Sheffield, Tasmania

Sheffield is a town 23 kilometres inland from Devonport on the north-west coast of Tasmania.

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State funeral

A state funeral is a public funeral ceremony, observing the strict rules of protocol, held to honour people of national significance.

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Stateline (TV program)

Stateline was a television current affairs program produced by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Tasmania

Tasmania (abbreviated as Tas and known colloquially as Tassie) is an island state of Australia.

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Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service

Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service is the government body responsible for protected areas of Tasmania on public land, such as national parks, historic sites and regional reserves.

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Tasmanian House of Assembly

The House of Assembly, or Lower House, is one of the two chambers of the Parliament of Tasmania in Australia.

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Tasmanian state election, 1946

The 1946 Tasmanian state election was held on 23 November 1946 in the Australian state of Tasmania to elect 30 members of the Tasmanian House of Assembly.

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Tasmanian state election, 1972

The Tasmanian state election, 1972 was held on 22 April 1972 in the Australian state of Tasmania to elect 35 members of the Tasmanian House of Assembly.

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The Honourable

The prefix The Honourable or The Honorable (abbreviated to The Hon., Hon. or formerly The Hon'ble—the latter term is still used in South Asia) is a style that is used before the names of certain classes of people.

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Tim Jackson (politician)

William "Tim" Jackson (28 October 1907 – 19 February 1975) was an Australian politician.

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Warrant officer

A warrant officer (WO) is an officer in a military organisation who is designated an officer by a warrant, as distinguished from a commissioned officer who is designated an officer by a commission, and a non-commissioned officer who is designated an officer, often by virtue of seniority.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angus_Bethune_(politician)

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