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Final Day Of Election Campaign Wraps Up

This is how Channel 7 News in Melbourne reported the final day of the 2013 federal election campaign.

  • Watch Channel 7 (6m)

1980 Election News: Channel 7 And 9

This video contains federal election news from Channels 7 and 9 in Melbourne on September 22, 1980.

The election was held on October 18. Malcolm Fraser’s Liberal and National Country Party coalition was re-elected to a third term, although its majority was reduced.

  • Watch Channel 7 & 9 News (4m)

1980 Federal Election: Channel 7 News Melbourne

This is a video of Channel 7 News in Melbourne on September 18, 1980, one month before the federal election.

Look for a youngish Paul Keating and a report on the promotional campaign by the Army Reserve. [Read more…]