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James Keeffe interviewed by Pat Shaw in the Parliament's oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 553701
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Keeffe, Jim, 1919-1988, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1985 Aug 
9 audio cassettes (ca. 515 min.) : 1 7/8 ips. 
Series

Parliament's oral history project.

Summary

Keeffe speaks of his family background; early life; post war Trade Unions; involvement in the Labor Party; entry into Senate; ANZUS; racism and Aborigines in Queensland; Iwasaki project; mining; development in North Queensland; Mt. Isa Mines; bauxite mining at Weipa; politicians and issues during his career; overseas trips; exit from Senate; retirement.

Biography/History

Keeffe was a Senate member for Queensland for the Labor party from July 1965 to February 1983.

Notes

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

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-217732695

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript (173 leaves) and index available. 
Subjects Keeffe, Jim, 1919-1988 -- Interviews.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Queensland.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- History.
Other authors/contributors Shaw, Pat, Interviewer  |  Australia. Department of the Parliamentary Library

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ORAL TRC 4900/43
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ORAL TRC 4900/43 (transcript)
Copy: Transcript
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