This is a radio interview by Derryn Hinch with Prime Minister Bob Hawke.
The interview took place on Melbourne radio station 3AW on September 20, 1985.
Hawke had been prime minister for two and a half years. He had been re-elected to a second term nine months earlier in December 1984. A couple of weeks before this interview, John Howard replaced Andrew Peacock as leader of the Liberal Party.
Hinch broadcast the morning show on 3AW, a position he had held for at least five years.
- Listen to the interview (14m)