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NSW Premier Barrie Unsworth Concedes Defeat In State Election

This is NSW Premier Barrie Unsworth’s concession in the 1998 state election.

Unsworth replaced Neville Wran in 1986. Wran won office in 1976 and then won landslide re-elections in 1978, 1981 and 1984.

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1988 NSW State Election: Liberal Party Advertisement

This is the audio of a Liberal Party advertisement for the 1988 NSW State Election.

The advertisement featured a Liberal Party version of “Whinging Wendy”, the star of the ALP’s 1987 Federal Election advertising.

The election saw the defeat of the 12-year-old Labor government, originally led by Neville Wran. The new Liberal Premier was Nick Greiner, who defeated the ALP’s Barrie Unsworth. [Read more…]