Lectures and talks from the 1988 and 1989 cabinet release

Below is a selection of audio recordings of lectures and talks produced by the National Archives regarding the Cabinet releases from 1988 and 1989.

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1988 and 1989 Cabinet records release, 3 December 2014

Speaker Duration Size Download Transcript
John Dawkins AO – The 1988–89 Cabinet: a view from the inside 19:59 minutes 21.5 MB Download mp3 file Paper
Nicholas Brown – Background to the 1988 and 1989 Cabinet records: the historical context and issues of interest 20:28 minutes 39.1 MB Download mp3 file Paper


Go to Cabinet – 1988 and 1989 – Hawke government.

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