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An academic degree is a qualification awarded to students upon successful completion of a course of study in higher education, normally at a college or university.
Brigadier General Alexander Gore Arkwright Hore-Ruthven, 1st Earl of Gowrie & Bar, PC (6 July 1872 – 2 May 1955) was a British Army officer who served as the tenth Governor-General of Australia, in office from 1936 to 1945.
Asiaweek was an English-language news magazine focusing on Asia, published weekly by Asiaweek Limited, a subsidiary of Time Inc. Based in Hong Kong, it was established in 1975, and ceased publication with its 7 December 2001 issue due to a "downturn in the advertising market," according to Norman Pearlstine, editor in chief of Time Inc.
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.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 9 December 1961.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 2 December 1972.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 13 December 1975.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 10 December 1977.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 18 October 1980.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 5 March 1983.
Federal elections were held in Australia on 11 July 1987, following the granting of a double dissolution on 5 June by the Governor-General Sir Ninian Stephen.
The Australian House of Representatives is one of the two Houses (chambers) of the Parliament of Australia.
The Australian Labor Party (ALP, also Labor, was Labour before 1912) is a political party in Australia.
The Australian League of Rights is a far-right political organisation in Australia.
The Australian republic referendum held on 6 November 1999 was a two-question referendum to amend the Constitution of Australia.
William Charles "Bill" Wentworth AO (8 September 1907 – 15 June 2003), Australian politician, was a Liberal and later Independent member of the Australian House of Representatives from 1949 to 1977, with a reputation as a fierce anti-Communist.
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.
Brisbane is the capital of and most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.
Brisbane State High School (BSHS or often commonly State High or High) is a partially selective, co-educational, state secondary school, located in South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
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.
The Council of Australian Humanist Societies (CAHS) is the national umbrella organisation for Australian humanist societies in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia.
County Cork (Contae Chorcaí) is a county in Ireland.
Democratic socialism is a political philosophy that advocates political democracy alongside social ownership of the means of production with an emphasis on self-management and/or democratic management of economic institutions within a market socialist, participatory or decentralized planned economy.
The Division of Oxley is an Australian Electoral Division in Queensland.
Donald Alastair Cameron OBE (17 March 1900 – 5 January 1974) was an Australian politician and Minister for Health.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
A by-election was held for the Australian House of Representatives seat of Flinders on 4 December 1982.
Gareth John Evans AC, QC (born 5 September 1944), is an Australian international policymaker and former politician.
Sir (Ronald) Gordon Jackson (5 May 19241 June 1991) was an Australian businessman.
Edward Gough Whitlam (11 July 191621 October 2014) was the 21st Prime Minister of Australia, serving from 1972 to 1975.
The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia is the representative of the Australian monarch, currently Queen Elizabeth II.
The Hawke Government was the federal executive government of Australia led by Prime Minister Bob Hawke of the Australian Labor Party from 1983 to 1991.
Humanism is a philosophical and ethical stance that emphasizes the value and agency of human beings, individually and collectively, and generally prefers critical thinking and evidence (rationalism and empiricism) over acceptance of dogma or superstition.
Irish Americans (Gael-Mheiriceánaigh) are an ethnic group comprising Americans who have full or partial ancestry from Ireland, especially those who identify with that ancestry, along with their cultural characteristics.
James Ford Cairns (4 October 191412 October 2003), Australian politician, was prominent in the Labor movement through the 1960s and 1970s, and was briefly Deputy Prime Minister in the Whitlam government.
John Norman Button (30 June 19338 April 2008) was an Australian politician, who served as a senior minister in the Hawke and Keating Labor governments.
Sir John Robert Kerr, (24 September 1914 – 24 March 1991) was the 18th Governor-General of Australia.
John Murray Wheeldon (9 August 192924 May 2006) was an Australian federal politician and briefly a minister.
Lance Herbert Barnard AO (1 May 19196 August 1997) was an Australian politician and diplomat.
There are Leaders of the Australian Labor Party (ALP) at the federal level as well as in each Australian state and territory.
Leslie James "Les" Scott (born 18 October 1947) was a Labor member of the Australian House of Representatives for the Queensland Division of Oxley from 8 October 1988 to 2 March 1996.
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).
Lionel Frost Bowen, AC (28 December 1922 – 1 April 2012) was an Australian politician and senior Labor Party figure, serving in the ministries of Gough Whitlam and Bob Hawke.
Below is a List of Australian Leaders of the Opposition.
The Governor-General of Australia is the head of the executive branch of the federal government, serving as the representative of the Australian monarch (currently Elizabeth II).
John Malcolm Fraser (21 May 1930 – 20 March 2015) was an Australian politician who served as the 22nd Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1975 to 1983 as leader of the Liberal Party.
Medicare is the publicly funded universal health care system in Australia.
A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.
The Minister for Foreign Affairs (commonly shortened to Foreign Minister) is the minister in the Government of Australia who is responsible for overseeing the international diplomacy section of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
The position of Australian Minister for Human Services is The Honourable Michael Keenan, since 20 December 2017.
Sir Ninian Martin Stephen (15 June 1923 – 29 October 2017) was an Australian judge who served as the 20th Governor-General of Australia, in office from 1982 to 1989.
Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States.
The Order of Australia is an order of chivalry established on 14 February 1975 by Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia, to recognise Australian citizens and other persons for achievement or meritorious service.
Padraic Pearse "Paddy" McGuinness AO (27 October 1938 – 26 January 2008) was an Australian journalist, activist, and commentator.
Paul John Keating (born 18 January 1944) is a former Australian politician who served as the 24th Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1991 to 1996 as leader of the Labor Party.
Sir Phillip Reginald Lynch KCMG (27 July 1933 – 19 June 1984) was an Australian politician who served in the House of Representatives from 1966 to 1982.
A police officer, also known as an officer, policeman, policewoman, cop, police agent, or a police employee is a warranted law employee of a police force.
Quadrant is an Australian literary and cultural journal.
Queensland (abbreviated as Qld) is the second-largest and third-most populous state in the Commonwealth of Australia.
The Queensland Police Service (QPS) is the principal law enforcement agency responsible for policing the Australian state of Queensland.
ABC Radio National, known on-air as RN, is an Australia-wide Public Service Broadcasting radio network run by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Sir Robert Gordon Menzies, (20 December 189415 May 1978), was an Australian politician who twice served as Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1939 to 1941 and again from 1949 to 1966.
Scouts Australia, officially The Scout Association of Australia, is the largest Scouting organisation in Australia and is a registered member organisation of the World Organization of the Scout Movement.
The Canberra Times is a daily newspaper, published by Fairfax Media in Canberra.
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.
Anthony "Tony" Austin Street (born 8 February 1926) is a former Australian federal politician who served as Foreign Minister in the Fourth Fraser Ministry between 1980 and 1983, representing the Corangamite division in Victoria.
The Treasurer of Australia is the minister in the Government of Australia responsible for government expenditure and revenue raising.
The University of Queensland (UQ) is a public research university primarily located in Queensland's capital city, Brisbane, Australia.
The Whitlam Government was the federal executive government of Australia led by Prime Minister Gough Whitlam.
Sir William Patrick Deane (born 4 January 1931) is a former Australian lawyer and judge who served as the 22nd Governor-General of Australia, in office from 1996 to 2001.
Sir Zelman Cowen, (7 October 1919 – 8 December 2011) was an Australian legal scholar and university administrator who served as the 19th Governor-General of Australia, in office from 1977 to 1982.
The 1975 Australian constitutional crisis, also known simply as the Dismissal, has been described as the greatest political and constitutional crisis in Australian history.