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Geoffrey Giles interviewed by Bruce Edwards in the Parliament's oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 1309024
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Giles, Geoffrey, 1923-1990, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1984 March 19-July 17 
35 audio cassettes (ca. 2104) : 1 7/8 ips. 
Series

Parliament's oral history project.

Summary

Giles speaks of his family background and early life; beginnings in politics; his career in state politics in South Australia, politicians and issues; entering federal politics; elections; political changes and Australian politics in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s; governments and politicians; details of political events and issues during his career; his experiences as a politician.

Biography/History

Giles held the seat of Angas, S. Aust. and later Wakefield, S. Aust. from June 1964 to December 1977.

Notes

Parliament's Oral History Project is an ongoing project adminstered by the Australian Parliamentary Library focussing on retired parliamentarians and their political careers.

Recorded between 19 March 1984 and 17 July 1984.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-217568138

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript 2 v. and index available. 
Subjects Giles, Geoffrey, 1923-1990 -- Interviews.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- 1965-  |  South Australia -- Politics and government -- History.
Other authors/contributors Edwards, Bruce, Interviewer  |  Australia. Department of the Parliamentary Library

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ORAL TRC 4900/22
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ORAL TRC 4900/22 (transcript)
Copy: Transcript
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