Gough Whitlam

Rosemary Kyburz - 00:06:01

Rosemary Kyburz
Rosemary Kyburz discusses her decision to stand in the 1974 Queensland state election for the seat of Salisbury for the Liberal Party as again no male wanted endorsement. She had $500 campaign money, the support of the tennis club and had two dozen election posters printed for a large electorate that took in Woodridge, what is now Algester, and Moorooka. Because Joh Bjelke-Petersen campaigned on an anti-Whitlam platform, Kyburz was elected. Only two women were elected in 1974, Kyburz and Vicky Kippin (National Party, Mourilyan electorate) in north Queensland.

Wayne Goss - 00:02:54

Wayne Goss
Wayne Goss discusses working as a lawyer and setting up his own practice in the 1970s, his misgivings with what he saw as an inward and irrelevant Queensland ALP, and the beacon offered by Gough Whitlam's election.
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