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Printing Money

Ross Fitzgerald, author of “Red Ted”: The Life of E.G.Theodore talks of Theodore’s Fiduciary Notes Bill and its defeat in the senate. In quick succession, the Scullin Government would then fall with Theodore being routed […]

James Ford Cairns (1914 – 2003)

A Foolish Passionate Man

Biographer Paul Ormonde reflects on the title for his book on Jim Cairns – the inspirational leader of Australia’s anti-Vietnam war movement. Cairns, a controversial figure, rose to the position of Treasurer and Deputy Prime […]


Red Ted by Ross Fitzgerald

E. G. Theodore, one of Australia’s most enterprising and unusual political figures, was Treasurer and Premier of Queensland and later Federal Treasurer and Deputy Prime Minister of Australia in the Scullin Labor government. Here Ross […]