National Archives' records
Our collection includes records from William McMahon's time as prime minister and member of parliament.
This is a selection of records from our collection, including Commonwealth records and McMahon’s personal papers (CP 41).
- Speech files of William McMahon, 1944-69 (series M4250)
- Japan - relations with Australia - visit of Mr William McMahon to Japan and Far East, 1951-52 (A1838, 480/2/10/2)
- Visit to Japan and Korea - Hon. William McMahon, Minister for Air and Navy, 1952-53 (A462, 114/32)
- [Casey papers] McMahon, Rt Hon. William - CH MP - Prime Minister, External Affairs Minister, Treasurer etc, 1953-72 (M1129, McMahon/W)
- [Menzies papers] Correspondence with William McMahon regarding communism in trade unions, employment, industrial charter etc, 1954-64 (M2576, 2)
- [Casey papers] Hon. William McMahon (includes speech 'Australia Today' given in Perth, 19 Jan 1957), 1956-57 (A10302, 1957/384)
- Pen sketches of Harold Edward Holt and William McMahon by Sir Paul Hasluck, 1959 (A2668, 1)
- Press statements by the Hon William McMahon, Minister for Labour and National Service, 1960-65 (AA1968/119, 16)
- [Barnes papers] McMahon, Hon. William - personal representations, 1964-67 (M78, M-MC6)
- The Hon William McMahon - honour (public proposal), 1965 (A463, 1965/5432)
- McMahon, W - interview with journalist Fraser, Allan (audio tape), 1966 (C102, POL84)
- Correspondence files as Minister for External (later Foreign) Affairs, 1966-71 (series M4251)
- Treasurer William McMahon’s Budget speech - 16 Aug 1967 - press cuttings, 1967 (A5954, 1918/19)
- [Gorton papers] John McEwen and William McMahon rift, 1967 (M3787, 32)
- Office files as Minister for External (later Foreign) Affairs, 1967-71 (series M4252)
- Gorton and McMahon ministries - Cabinet files, 1968-72 (series A5882)
- National Times articles on PM William McMahon, Sept 1971, 1971 (A1209, 1969/9056)
- McMahon Ministry - folders of decisions of Cabinet and Cabinet committees, 1971-72 (series A5909)
- McMahon Ministry - Cabinet submissions, 1971-88 (series A5908)
You can search a collection of Australian prime ministerial transcripts dating from the early 1940s on PM Transcripts.