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Queensland Leadership – “Joh: The Life and Political Adventures of Johannes Bjelke-Petersen”, Hugh Lunn

October 5th, 2012 · No Comments · Conservative Politics, Leadership, Politics, Queensland

The implications of (Joh’s) reign were clear as far back as Thursday, 25 May 1972, when, with McMahon leading Australia as Prime Minister, the Country party in Queensland took local full-page advertisements for the coming state election featuring pictures of Bjelke-Petersen with the headline: “While Australia searches for a leader Queensland has found Joh Bjelke-Petersen – that’s why the 70s belong to Queensland.

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