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Flashback 2015: How Victorian Liberals got Turnbull home

Flashback 2015: How Victorian Liberals got Turnbull home

Three years ago a group of Victorian Liberals played a central role in giving Turnbull the numbers he needed to topple Tony Abbott. The Age remembers their role with this article from the archives.

  • by Mark Hawthorne and Josh Gordon

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Flashback 2015: Turnbull defeats Abbott in a leadership spill
Tony Abbott

Flashback 2015: Turnbull defeats Abbott in a leadership spill

Just three years ago Malcolm Turnbull became the prime minister of Australia after defeating Tony Abbott in a spill. We look back at the events leading up to Abbott's demise.

  • by James Massola and Tom Allard
Flashback 1991: Keating defeats Hawke in a leadership spill
Paul Keating

Flashback 1991: Keating defeats Hawke in a leadership spill

In 1991, for the first time in its history, the ALP ousted a federal leader in office. We remember Labor's political gamble 27 years later.

  • by Michelle Grattan
Flashback 1968: The new NGV and the quest for perfection
Art reviews

Flashback 1968: The new NGV and the quest for perfection

50 years ago the new National Gallery of Victoria opened to rave reviews. We look back to 1968 and The Age's glowing first impression of the NGV.

  • by Gordon Melville
Flashback 1976: The ABC attacked over its political coverage
ABC

Flashback 1976: The ABC attacked over its political coverage

In 1976, The Age Poll asked Australians their views on the ABC. Fairfax remembers the overwhelming public support for the ABC with these two articles from 1976.

  • by Leonard Radic
50 years on: Victoria faces fierce opposition to city loop plans
Trains

50 years on: Victoria faces fierce opposition to city loop plans

In 1968 the state government's plans to build the city loop were labelled a 'grave error'. We remember the concerted effort to derail Melbourne's vital underground loop.

  • by Staff Writers
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Flashback: The psychology of the Joh phenomenon
Analysis
Joh Bjelke-Petersen

Flashback: The psychology of the Joh phenomenon

On this day in 1968, Joh Bjelke-Petersen was sworn in as Premier of Queensland. Nineteen years later, as his long reign dragged on and he eyed a switch to Federal politics, we examined his electoral appeal and found cause for concern.

  • by Barry Jones
50 years on: A fishing feud leads to sabotage, guns and politicians

50 years on: A fishing feud leads to sabotage, guns and politicians

50 years ago the Victorian town of St Leonards was in crisis. A fishing feud between locals and Greek migrants threatened to erupt into violence.

  • by Max Beatie
Flashback: Nelson Mandela's journey to President complete
Nelson Mandela

Flashback: Nelson Mandela's journey to President complete

Nelson Mandela was born 100 years ago today. On the anniversary we remember a pivotal moment in both his life and world history, the South Africa presidency.

  • by Ross Dunn
Ten years on: Apple releases 'Jesus Phone' to the Australian market
Phones

Ten years on: Apple releases 'Jesus Phone' to the Australian market

In 2008, Apple released the iPhone 3G. Ten years on, we remember the release which disrupted the mobile phone market forever.

  • by Stephen Hutcheon
How it happened: The Glenfield Siege, 50 years on
Crime

How it happened: The Glenfield Siege, 50 years on

In July 1968, a bizarre eight-day siege captured the attention of Australians and made headlines around the world. 

  • by Gavin Cantlon