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Leslie Bury interviewed by Mel Pratt for the Mel Pratt collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 724037
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Bury, Leslie, 1913-1986, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1975 Nov. 10-14 
1 tape reel : 1 7/8 ips., mon. ; 5 in. 
Series

Mel Pratt collection.

Summary

The Hon. Leslie Bury, politican, briefly talks of his childhood and university days; the University Conservative Association; Alfred Davidson; Bank of NSW; Mills; Chifley; colleagues at the Bank of NSW; Dept of External Affairs; Dunk; John Burton; Dept of Post-War Reconstruction; housing problems in Canberra; devaluation of pound in 1949; petrol rationing; bank nationalisation; Roland Wilson; Alan Brown; John Dedman; International Bank for Reconstruction and Development; entry into politics; Frederick Sherger; Indonesia; as Minister for Air and Minister assisting the Treasury; speech made on the Common Market; Menzies' call for Bury's resignation; British preference system Holt; Dept of Housing; Jim Nimmo; Housing Loans Insurance Corporation; Labor and National Service; Alfred Monk; Air Pilots' Tribunal; trade unions; George Slater; Seamen 's Union; National Service call-up; margins case; Sir Richard Kirby; Harry Bland; Monk; Holt as PM; Gorton; Paul Hasluck; McMahon; Treasury; AIDC; Foreign Affairs.

Biography/History

Leslie Bury made a distinguished contribution to the political and economic life of Australia spanning a career of 40 years. He was Member for Wentworth in the Federal House of Representatives from 1956-1974.

Notes

Recorded at his home in Sydney, N.S.W.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-221573877

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and transcript (45 p.). 
Subjects Bury, Leslie, 1913-1986 -- Interviews.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Pratt, Mel, -1986, Interviewer
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