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Letter from Gough Whitlam asking Minister L Barnard to Act as Prime Minister from 25 October to 5 November 1973 during Whitlam's absence in China

1997.0004.0002

Letter from Gough Whitlam asking Minister L Barnard to Act as Prime Minister from 25 October to 5 November 1973 during Whitlam's absence in China

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Letter from Gough Whitlam asking L. Barnard to Act as Prime Minister from 25 Oct to 5 Nov 1973 during G. Whitlam's absence in China

Statement of significance

The Lance Barnard collection consists of certificates and ephemera which relate to Barnard's political career in the years 1972-1973.

The collection documents:
Lance Barnard's ministerial career betweemn 1972-1973
the early years of the Whitlam government and the atmosphere of the 1972 election win.

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