Selection of photographs from the release of the 1978 Cabinet records

This selection of photographs was published to coincide with the release of the 1978 Cabinet records of the Fraser government. The photographs, which depict some key events of the period, are in the National Archives’ collection.

Please cite the National Archives of Australia if you reproduce any of these images.

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    Foreign Minister Andrew Peacock in talks with a Vietnamese official
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    Studying elephant seals on Macquarie Island
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    Armed troops patrol the streets of Bowral.
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    Senator Fred Chaney joins the Fraser ministry
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    CHOGRM delegates airlifted to Bowral
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    The Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Cricket Match
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    Test-driving an electric car at the Sydney Motor Show
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    The Prime Minister at home
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    Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser
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    Senator Margaret Guilfoyle addresses a conference
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    Under construction – the National Gallery and the High Court
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    The Spirit of Australia breaks the world water speed record
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    Phillip Lynch greets members of a visiting Chinese trade mission
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    Sir Robert Menzies is farewelled
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    The Prime Minister and the Commonwealth Secretary-General
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    Vietnamese refugee camp on the Malaysian island of Pulau Bidong
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    Sheep at Yarrawonga
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    Work continues on the Snowy Mountains Scheme
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    Melbourne's West Gate Bridge is completed
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    Celebrating self-government in the Northern Territory
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    Paul Everingham becomes the first Chief Minister of the Northern Territory
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