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Image Joseph Cook, prime minister 1913-14

TLF ID M006941

This is a black-and-white photograph of Joseph Cook, Australia's sixth prime minister. The photograph shows him wearing a white shirt with a bow tie and sporting a beard. He is looking to one side of the camera.



Educational details

Educational value
  • As Australia's sixth prime minister, Cook took office in 1913 with a Liberal Party majority of only one seat in the House of Representatives. He presided over the arrival of the Australian Navy and his was the first government to be dismissed under a double dissolution.
  • Cook'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
  • Contributor
  • Name: National Archives of Australia
  • Organization: National Archives of Australia
  • Description: content provider
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.naa.gov.au
  • Publisher
  • Name: National Archives of Australia
  • Organization: National Archives of Australia
  • Description: Publisher
  • 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
Access profile
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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.