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Robert James Heffron recorded by 2GB radio in the Historical recordings of important events collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 2440543
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Heffron, R. J. (Robert James), 1890-1978, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1962 
1 sound tape reel (ca. 10 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, mono. ; 7 in. 
Summary

Interview 1, Heffron announces his retirement as Premier of New South Wales after 4 1/2 years in office and culminating 34 years serving the NSW Parliament He succeded John Cahill in 1959 and will continue in Parliament for the time being. Interview 2, Heffron farewells the first of the trains from Sydney to Melbourne on the standard gauge rail system now stretching from Brisbane to Melbourne. This foreshadows more modern trains to be introduced with a transit time between Sydney and Melbourne of 13 hours.

Biography/History

Robert James Heffron Premier of New South Wales, 1959-1964

Notes

1st interview recorded in 1964; 2nd interview recorded on Jan. 2, 1962 at the Alexandria Goodsyard, Sydney.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Subjects Heffron, R. J. (Robert James), 1890-1978 -- Interviews.  |  Premiers -- New South Wales -- Interviews.  |  Premiers -- New South Wales -- Retirement.  |  Narrow gauge railroads -- South Australia  |  Narrow gauge railroads -- New South Wales.
Other authors/contributors 2GB (Radio station : Sydney, N.S.W.)
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