Image Bob Hawke, prime minister 1983-91

TLF ID M006927

This is a black-and-white photograph of Robert James Lee Hawke, Australia's twenty-third prime minister. This official portrait shows him mid-speech.



Educational details

Educational value
  • Known as 'Bob', Hawke won the 1983 election after being Opposition leader for only one month. He went on to lead the Labor government for eight years. Hawke focused on matters such as globalisation, microeconomic reform and industrial relations.
  • Hawke's educational resource page offers a variety of archival material such as letters, parliamentary documents, photographs and links to National Archives of Australia websites such as 'Australia's Prime Ministers'.
Year level

5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Studies of society and environment
  • History

Other details

Contributors
  • Author
  • Name: Australian News and Information Bureau
  • Organization: Australian News and Information Bureau
  • Description: author
  • Contributor
  • Name: National Archives of Australia
  • Organization: National Archives of Australia
  • Description: content provider
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.naa.gov.au
  • Name: Australian News and Information Bureau
  • Organization: Australian News and Information Bureau
  • Description: author
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • Publisher
  • Name: National Archives of Australia
  • Organization: National Archives of Australia
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.naa.gov.au
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Image
Rights
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd and the National Archives of Australia, 2010 (except where otherwise indicated). You may view, display, print out, copy and modify this material for non-commercial educational purposes provided you retain all acknowledgements associated with the material.