TAGGED: Ben Chifley
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This ABC recording features the Victory in Europe (VE Day) Federal Parliamentary announcement of the end of Second World War hostilities in Europe.

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This cinema ad for the 1946 federal election encourages Australians to stay with the Labor Party, which has successfully led the country through the end of the Second World War.

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One of the most highly regarded of Australia’s Prime Ministers, Ben Chifley was a former train driver with a voice like worn-out boot leather. He was well aware that his image as the typical bloke

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Engine 5178 recorded between Newcastle and Toronto, NSW in 1966. Part of the James Bird Collection of Steam Trains of NSW in the National Film and Sound Archive.