Selection of photographs from the release of the 1982-83 Cabinet records

This selection of photographs was published to coincide with the release of the 1982 Cabinet records of the Fraser Government and 1983 Cabinet records of the Hawke 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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    View across Lake Burley Griffin from Mount Pleasant
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    Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser relaxes at The Lodge, Canberra
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    Franklin River dam protest
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    Bob Hawke greets the crowd at the National Tally Room, Canberra
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    Perth shopkeepers share the enthusiasm that greeted the crew of Australia II
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    Queen Elizabeth II, the Duke of Edinburgh, Governor-General, Sir Ninian Stephen and Lady Stephen
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    CAAMA community radio station, Alice Springs
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    The Australian team at the 1982 Commonwealth Games
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    1982 Commonwealth Games mascot 'Matilda'
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    Canberra's Lake Burley Griffin and High Court building, at sunset
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    The new NSW Rail XPT train near Menangle, NSW
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    Old Adaminaby township
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    Preliminary work at the Roxby Downs mine site, South Australia, 1982
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    View of the Kalka remote Aboriginal settlement, north-west South Australia
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    The First Hawke Ministry on the steps in front of Parliament House, Canberra, March 1983
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    The first Hawke Cabinet meeting
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    Prime Minister Hawke faces the media following swearing in of the first Hawke Ministry
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    Prime Minister Bob Hawke meets Mikhail Gorbachev, Politburo member of the Soviet Union, in Geneva, Switzerland in June 1983
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    Inspecting the new Parliament House site
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    Prime Minister Robert Hawke (official portrait)
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    Bushwalkers in Kosciusko National Park, NSW
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    The Prince and Princess of Wales with Prince William
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    Wind farm technology, Victoria
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    Salamanca markets, Hobart
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    School remains at Mount Macedon, Victoria, after the 'Ash Wednesday' fires
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    Protesters at Parliament House, Canberra, 1983
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    Perth hosted a street parade as part of its welcome to the Australia II crew members after the America's Cup victory
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    America's Cup shown to media
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    Alan Bond with Prime Minister Bob Hawke at a reception to congratulate the crew of Australia II in Canberra
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