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Joh’s First Leadership Challenge – “Joh: The Life and Political Adventures of Johannes Bjelke-Petersen”, Hugh Lunn

October 7th, 2012 · No Comments · Conservative Politics, Leadership, Means and Ends, Politics, Queensland

There weren’t many smiles back in October 1970 when members of Bjelke-Petersen’s own County Party cabinet moved against him. He had been premier just two years, was pushing sixty, and had failed to make the grade as a popular premier. The party had lost two by-elections – Isis and Albert – and members were understandably […]

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