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What would John Curtin think of today's ALP?

The Curtin Family Home Lecture for 2013 will be presented by Michelle Grattan AO on the topic of Modern Labor: What would John Curtin think? The Labor Party John Curtin led through some of the most difficult days of Australia’s history is vastly different to the modern machine caught up in the fast paced media […]

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National book launch invitation

The Battle for Australia, a nation and its leader under siege, documents the depression and anxiety felt by Prime Minister John Curtin throughout the war, including his sudden decision to abandon defence headquarters in Melbourne and take a slow train across the Nullabor back to Perth as an invasion fleet approached Australian territory in New […]

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Congratulations 2013 John Curtin Medallists

Each year Curtin University awards the John Curtin Medal to people who have exhibited qualities of vision, leadership and community service as exemplified by John Curtin, and who have made a significant contribution in their chosen field. The medal is named after Prime Minister John Curtin, who is recognised as one of our greatest statesmen […]

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Curtin Family Home Open Day

The Curtin Family home, where Prime Minister John Curtin and members of his family lived for over 75 years, is one of only three homes of former Australian prime ministers open to the public. The National Trust of Australia (WA) invites you to learn more about the life of wartime Prime Minister John Curtin, his […]

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John Curtin play wins WA Premier's Award

Commissioned by Curtin University Library as part of the John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library Visiting Scholar program, The Fremantle Candidate is an engaging play by Ingle Knight, based on a putative friendship between soon-to-be Prime Minister John Curtin and Western Australian academic Walter Murdoch. Their encounter is situated at a pivotal and dramatic moment of […]

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Democratic Dream or Democratic Illusion?

In this free public lecture, JCPML Historical Consultant Emeritus Professor David Black and Dr Harry Phillips unpack voting and politics in Australia. Listen to them discuss such issues as: Does the majority actually rule? How democratic is democracy? Has voting changed? When: Wednesday 18 September 2013 Time: 6.30 – 7.30pm Where: State Library Theatre For […]

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Hon. Chief Justice French delivers JCPML lecture

The 2013 JCPML Anniversary Lecture was delivered by the Hon. Chief Justice Robert French AC on Thursday 18 July. You can find out more about the lecture and link to a transcript of the lecture, entitled If they could see us now – what would the founders say?, by clicking here.

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Your invitation to the 2013 Anniversary Lecture

The Hon. Chief Justice Robert French AC will present the 14th John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library lecture on Thursday 18 July 2013. Entitled If they could see us now – what would the founders say?, the lecture will focus on the evolution of our Federation. The Chief Justice will approach the founders’ intentions by reference […]

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2013 Hazel Hawke Scholarship winner

Ms Delray Newman is the recipient of the 2013 Hazel Hawke Scholarship. She has commenced studying primary school education at Curtin University. To celebrate, the JCPML hosted an afternoon tea attended by four generations of her family. Delray commented that the “challenge of studying is something that I am really enjoying, putting the previous experiences […]

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Remembering Hazel Hawke

A special edition of the Library Newsletter commemorating the passing of Mrs Hazel Hawke is now available. Click to view the newsletter.

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