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Signs in the States, The 1980 election

While the 1975 dismissal and the electoral defeat of the Whitlam government were crushing blows to Labor supporters, there were signs of hope at the state level. In South Australia the Dunstan government, in the Whitlam reforming mould, was in office throughout the 1970s. The…

Victory within sight

After the 1980 election Malcolm Fraser continued to lose support in the electorate. He had won three elections promising to manage the economy efficiently and bring back the good times, and he had not done so. His task in this was made more difficult by…