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Doug Anthony: National Party 1983 Federal Election Policy Speech

This is the audio of National Party leader Doug Anthony’s policy speech for the 1983 Federal Election.

Anthony had been the member for Richmond (NSW), since succeeding his father in 1957. He was a minister in the final government of Sir Robert Menzies, as well as in the governments of Harold Holt, John McEwen, John Gorton and William McMahon.

He was Deputy Prime Minister under Malcolm Fraser and Minister for Trade and Resources between 1975-83.

Following the coalition’s defeat in the election, Anthony retired from parliament in 1984.

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