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Malcolm Fraser with Yolngu leader Galarrwuy Yunupingu at the uranium-mining township of Jabiru in Arnhem Land, May 1978.

Malcolm Fraser with Yolngu leader Galarrwuy Yunupingu at the uranium-mining township of Jabiru in Arnhem Land, May 1978.


NAA: A6180, 4/5/78/62

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"Deakin is a bookworm - an eloquent enthusiast but I don't think he has a notion of running a caucus or of the details of electioneering ... we must worry through somehow, and I suppose being British we shall."

Lord Northcote to Joseph Chamberlain, 1904