- Sep 06: Prime Minister Tony Blair speaks at the funeral of Diana, the Princess of Wales.
- Sep 06: Elton John sings England’s Rose at Diana’s funeral.
- Oct 15: Senator Cheryl Kernot, leader of the Australian Democrats, announces that she is defecting to the ALP. This is an extract only.
- Nov 30: John Howard’s Address to the Nation on the Wik Native Title issue.
- Dec 01: Kim Beazley’s Address to the Nation on Wik.