Cabinet records release – 1992 and 1993 in pictures

This selection of photographs was published to coincide with the release of the 1992 and 1993 Cabinet records of the Keating 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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    Prime Minister Paul Keating speaks during Question Time in the House of Representatives, Parliament House, Canberra, March 1992.
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    Paul Keating, accompanied by his wife Annita Keating, delivers his victory speech on election night, Sydney, 13 March 1993.
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    Leader of the Opposition John Hewson and members of his front bench during Question Time in the House of Representatives, Parliament House, Canberra, 18 August 1992.
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    Minister for Employment, Education and Training Kim Beazley launches the Aboriginal Career Development Plan, 1993.
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    The first full Keating Ministry with parliamentary secretaries, Members' Hall, Parliament House, Canberra, August 1992.
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    Paul Keating, his wife Annita and their four children at The Lodge on Christmas Eve, Canberra, 1992.
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    Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II signs the visitors' book at Parliament House, while Prime Minister Paul Keating and Parliament House officials look on, February 1992.
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    Chairman of the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation Patrick Dodson, with Prime Minister Paul Keating and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Robert Tickner, February 1992.
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    An Indigenous performer at the launch of the International Year of the World’s Indigenous People (1993), Redfern Park, Sydney, 10 December 1992.
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    Chairperson of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Lois (Lowitja) O’Donoghue at a press conference on Aboriginal deaths in custody, June 1992.
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    A meeting of Aboriginal representatives, ministers and Prime Minister Paul Keating, 27 April 1993.
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    Paul and Annita Keating, President Soharto and his wife Siti Hartinah during the Keatings' first visit to Indonesia, April 1992.
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    Paul and Annita Keating in an official party during a visit the Bulguksa Temple in Gyeongju, South Korea, 1993.
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    President Bill Clinton and Prime Minister Paul Keating during the Prime Minister’s visit to the United States, 1993.
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    Minister for Defence Science and Personnel Gordon Bilney chats with members of the Australian Defence Force before their departure for operations in Somalia, 1993.
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    The launch of a campaign raising awareness of violence against women, November 1993.
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    Families gather for the community launch of the book Melbourne Jewish Community: a needs assessment study published by the Bureau of Immigration Research, 1993.
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    Minister for Foreign Affairs Gareth Evans with the pop group Girlfriend at the launch of the 'Let's Celebrate Australia' campaign, November 1993.
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    President of the International Olympic Committee Juan Antonio Samaranch looks on during the unveiling of a foundation stone at Olympic Park, May 1993.
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