Cabinet records release – 1996 and 1997 in pictures

This selection of photographs was published to coincide with the release of the 1996 and 1997 Cabinet records of the Keating and Howard Governments. 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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    National Party Leader Tim Fischer, 1996.
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    Prime Minister Paul Keating, January 1996.
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    Opposition Leader John Howard, January 1996.
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    Governor-General Bill Hayden, 1996.
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    Dr Bob Brown, 1996.
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    Prime Minister Paul Keating with swimmer Samantha Riley, 1996.
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    Opposition Leader John Howard, 1996.
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    Federal election campaigners, 1996.
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    Election analysts working in the National Tally Room, 1996.
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    Newly sworn-in members of the first Howard Ministry, 1996.
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    Sprinter Cathy Freeman, 1996.
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    Ltyentye Apurte (also known as Santa Teresa) community school, 1996.
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    A student from St Hilda's School at Southport on the Gold Coast, 1996.
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    Prime Minister John Howard and Kim Beazley accepting a petition, 1996.
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    Protesters demonstrating at Parliament House, 1996.
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    Aunty Matilda House, 1996.
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    Treasurer Peter Costello, 1996.
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    Buddhist leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama, 1996.
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    Parliament House architect Romaldo Giurgola and students from Forrest Primary School, 1996.
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    Prime Minister John Howard, United States President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, 1996.
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    Prime Minister John Howard with President of the Philippines Fidel Ramos, 1996.
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    Prime Minister John Howard and schoolchildren, 1996.
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    Senator Margaret Reid and Speaker of the House of Representatives Bob Halverson, 1997.
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    Senator Brian Harradine, 1997.
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    Dancers performing at Parliament House, 1997.
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    Deputy National Party Leader John Anderson, 1997.
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    Opposition Leader Kim Beazley, 1997.
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    Pauline Hanson, 1997.
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    Prime Minister John Howard and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Tony Blair, 1997.
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    A group of three official mascots for the 2000 Summer Olympics, 1997.
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    Governor-General Sir William Deane, Prime Minister John Howard and Deputy Labor Party Leader Gareth Evans, 1997.
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    Prime Minister John Howard with an employee, 1997.
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    A dalek attends a reception with Governor-General Sir William Deane, 1997.
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    Senator Natasha Stott Despoja and New Zealand's Minister of Youth Affairs Deborah Morris, 1997.
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    Minister for the Environment, Robert Hill, 1997.
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    Australian Democrats Meg Lees and Natasha Stott Despoja meeting with a visiting delegation of women from the Northern Land Council, 1997.
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