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2001 Federal Election: John Howard And Kim Beazley Leaders’ Debate

This is the transcript of the nationally televised Leaders’ Debate in the 2001 Federal Election.

Liberal Prime Minister John Howard was seeking his third term, having been elected in 1996 and re-elected in 1998.

Opposition Leader Kim Beazley was contesting his second election as Labor Party leader.

The debate was moderated by Channel 9’s Ray Martin. [Read more…]


SEPTEMBER 11, 2001: A DAY OF INFAMY

9.00am – In the past few hours the world has witnessed events in the United States that will have profound consequences for years to come.

A perilous military and diplomatic situation now exists. The hijackings and suicide attacks of four aircraft on the World Trade Centre in New York and the Pentagon in Washington are being described as a declaration of war and akin to Pearl Harbour. There is no question that these attacks on the world’s most powerful military and economic nation will usher in a period of tension unknown since the darkest moments of the Cold War. [Read more…]