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Frederick Daly interviewed by Vivienne Rae-Ellis in the Parliament's oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 553845
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Daly, Fred, 1913-1995, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1983 Aug. 2 - Sept. 19 
16 audio cassette (ca. 813 min.) : 1 7/8 ips. 
Series

Parliament's oral history project.

Summary

Daly speaks of family background; early life; Depression; early involvement in politics; 1943 Election ; political career; politicians and issues during his career; life as a backbencher in Canberra; caucus women in Parliament; Billy Hughes; effect of the Second World War on Parliament; Sir William McKell; 1948 redistribution; J.T. Lang; Ben Chifley; Nationalisation of Banks Bill; National Coal Strike; 1949 Election; Menzies' Government; division within the Labor Party; Democratic Labor Party (DLP); Robert Menzies; John Gorton; 1972 Election; being Minister and Leader of the House; Gough Whitlam; the Gair affair; Jim Cope's resignation; the 1975 dismissal of the Whitlam Government.

Biography/History

Daly held the seats of Martin and Grayndler, N.S.W. for the Labor Party from August 1943 to November 1975. He also held the portfolios of Services and Property, and Administrative Services.

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-217911232

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript (404 p.) and index available. 
Subjects Daly, Fred, 1913-1995 -- Interviews.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- History.
Other authors/contributors Rae-Ellis, Vivienne, 1930-2015, Interviewer  |  Australia. Department of the Parliamentary Library

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ORAL TRC 4900/63
Copy: Recording
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ORAL TRC 4900/63 (transcript)
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